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
Photographs and mosaics and pottery will be exhibited at tenth annual, Hwy 62 Art Tours in the high desert. These are some new slip cast creations I have been working on. Hope to see you in October.
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?
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
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This weekends kiln, full of buddhas and bowls. The buddhas will be going into future mosaics.
Join Perry in his Santa Barbara garden and learn the art of mosaics. Using tile and pottery, broken ceramics and special bits from his ocean bone yard. You will create a piece of work that you can finish and take home. Day one, August 8, 2009 we will start at 10 am to design and … Continue reading Santa Barbara MOSAIC workshop
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