Slip casting in the desert is not without it's challenges. The Buddha fountain is keeping the porcelain drying at a bit slower pace... this is a good thing. Preparing for Hwy 62 Art Tours... cranking the creative wheel... here is a preview... ENJOY
Come learn mosaics from a multi-media artist in an inspirational environment. A place of magic. Perry has been giving mosaic workshops for 5 years in the Mojave desert and Santa Barbara. He has been working in clay and tile and mosaics with his home for over 10 years now and it is a living evolving … Continue reading Mosaic Workshops in the desert
This is a clay hand I made from a casting and then reworking with my own hands. Soon to be fired and glazed as I gather the work for new a kiln load.
These are two new works in progress. They are clay hands made from castings of my husband's hand and my own. I am calling them lover's hands. One hand has a wedding ring. I was married in California. It was the happiest day of my life. It will remain so. I will celebrate my wedding … Continue reading Lovers Hands
Specifically in Wonder Valley...at Perry Hoffman's studio and home, where he unleashed a plethora of works in a multi-medium extravaganza. Batiks, ceramics, photographs with paint and mosaics merging onto the EVERYTHING wall. Everything card. Here are some photos of the work and the day. I'm sorry that at present time I do not have pictures … Continue reading Morongo Basin Open Studio 2008
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