wØnder… is it any wØnder? October is gone…November whirling by 11.11.11

It's been a month and a half away from the coast...new beautiful dog, Enzo is now part of our family, thank you Mita for the name... it fits! Art Cars came thru wØnder valley and stopped at the Tile House. Tempy Keller came all the way from The Jade Seahorse in Utila... sticking her tongue … Continue reading wØnder… is it any wØnder? October is gone…November whirling by 11.11.11

April… is it spring ? May… is it spring?

Currently back on the coast, sketching with water color pencils, after another long trip to the desert where I was supervising the mosaics created for the Historic Plaza in 29 Palms at Two Mile Road. This was an amazing experience with much help from all the participants. I would like to say, WOW!!! What a … Continue reading April… is it spring ? May… is it spring?

the 34th latitude is connecting the dots

Also new workshop dates on my mosaic blog. CHECK IT OUT and join me for some smashing fun time, breaking tiles...

my n€w ßooks A√AILAßLE at blurb

I have updated my side bar to show my new books. I have eliminated the soft cover option as I simply did not like them. The hard cover version is the joie de vivre... check it out, I even lowered the price to $25. http://www.blurb.com/books/1795454

Desert Spring

There is no way to describe the diversity and expanse of wildlife and flora in this particular Spring. With the mild El Niño temperatures and all the rains, the desert is still a vast blooming eye pleaser. Varieties seldom seen have appeared in technicolour before our eyes. Desert Iguanas saunter along while Whiptails nervously stay … Continue reading Desert Spring

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Back from another whirlwind desert trip. Photographing wildlife and flora. The shrub in the previous post has been identified as Ratany. I was taken by this small flower and the photographs that ensued reveal the intense colour and beauty of the this amazing desert bloom with red-violet flowers that sing. To see the whole set … Continue reading ®Å†Ån¥

New Pottery

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 ... … Continue reading New Pottery