My third book is out. Have a look at the colour extravaganza. All the other photographs by Perry Hoffman | Make Your Own Book
Here on the coast in Santa Barbara we have datura, just like in the desert. How funny a plant like this can grow in two such opposite environments!! Also in Santa Barbara is the dollar store and they have pretty plastic from China.
I have been experimenting with some new glazes and some trying black clay. Using the clear glaze on the black clay revealed a metallic speckled golden sheen with many colors. I have completed several Rattles, Buddha Tiles, and a SeaHorse… will be posting more pictures soon. Quite pleased with the new chalky blue underglaZe ……
Spring in Elings Park
Beautiful Brown Pelicans could be seen on the coast of Santa Barbara this week as many were disoriented from the storm and hungry. Here are a couple of shots from the day. See the rest on flickR.
During a beautiƒul morning walk between rains and big, billowy clouds, many birds could be heard chirping and chattering on the Douglas Family Preserve above the Pa©iƒic O©eAn.
I knew where they were perching on the beach. Saw them ƒor several days. Went looking today when the sun came out in this otherwise dreary and gray day, and ƒound them all basking in the sun at the beach. Always loved cormorants !! But before I even left the house this morning I snapped…
Cone 5 new clay… New feet.
A new workshop and a new look at RAVEN moSai©s Please click it and SEE more about a ßeaµtiƒul get-a-way to wOnder valley for yOga, mOsai©s and gOOd ƒood. Speaking of ƒood there has been a lot on my plate… HWY 62 Art Tours and new mosai©S, nEw pOst©ards, new photographs, new ceramics… and I…
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The travel temple took it’s maiden voyage and all I can say is, “©osmic wheels” Doug and I have been wO®king hAr∂ on ge††ing the t®Avel †emple rea∂ie∂ fO® ßµ®ning mAn. We’®e hoping to pA®k on Lineage at 8’O©lo©k.
A peek at the new mosaic altars I have been doing. To see more of the NEW altar mosaics …, go NOW ravenMosaics. size 18″x25″ ©2009 pErryhOffman magentaRaven.com ™