Newly grouted mosaic portal, with ganesh and buddha with birds. Handmade ceramic birds and buddhas, smalti, glass and tile.
Saturday Dec. 20th from 12 til 5. Hot cocoa and marshmallows too.
The Sea Goddess is finally finished. Happy in her repose. This mosaic was made using ceramic pieces by potter, Mayah Martin (the face, foot and hands and ear) and very small bird and seahorse tiles by were created by Perry. She is 36"x18".
Now with the tile pieces adhered... The face, hands and foot were created by Mayah Martin of Joshua Tree. My hands and feet are almost ready to FIRE.
Unloaded the kiln and what did I find? Birds and snakes and oh my... The "oh my" will be on display at Open Studio Tour in October.
The blog So Cal Potters that I have had listed under INTERROBANG on my sidebar, has continued to bring interesting people and stories regarding clay and the people that use it together in a fresh and informative manner. Chris McCormick, the creator of So Cal Potters interviewed me over the weekend, via the internet and … Continue reading Music Cake and Sex
The artist is pondering the idea of having the students help complete a part of the Tile House in the Wonder Valley workshop...
This past fourth of July I participated in an annual Santa Barbara show called the 4th of July Old Mission Alternative Art Show. I met a lot of wonderful artists and friendly folk. Here are some pictures of the event and some of my work. Purple and malachite Buddha purchase. Orange and Blue Buddha purchase. … Continue reading Mission Alternative Arts Show
The workshop will be held from 10 til 4 on Saturday and from 12 til 3 on Sunday. Everyone will leave the workshop with a finished piece. Bring your own broken pottery or broken tile or use what’s been collected already from the “boneyard”. The Workshop is $175, paypal is preferred… includes all the materials. … Continue reading Mosaic Workshop in June in Santa Barbara