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Show me the MONKEY!

Show me the MONKEY!

Last night, I re-visited Bonsai, my Bonobo friend. He was in the mood for a paint job! Painting him was a little tricky, as I wanted to really brighten up his face. However, Bonobos have dark faces and bodies, thus creating a little challenge for me. This challenge followed me through photographing him… (the black monkey on a black...

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Baby steps – Show Season is almost here!

Baby steps – Show Season is almost here!

I’m kicking off my first year in the art fair scene, and have been accepted into two shows in November! They’re close to home, so please stop by if you can :) St. Armands Circle November 10-11 10am – 5pm St. Pete CraftArt November 17-18  10am – 5pm   I’ve been feeling a little like, Bill Murray’s character, in...

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A Splash of Color in my Whirlwind Week

A Splash of Color in my Whirlwind Week

I would like to consider myself a multitasker, but even for a multitasker, last week was a whirlwind! I was getting ready for a trip out west,  wrapping up some fishy projects, and shooting photos of my booth set-up. Anyway, Here are the finished fish! First are the Big Eyes. I ended up painting some highlight on their bodies...

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Through the Fire, and into some Paint!

Through the Fire, and into some Paint!

The fish made it through the firing! Hurray! We did have one casualty before she even made it to the kiln, Angela, the first of the angels… (sigh) I made her a little too thin, and she cracked in a few places. All are fixable… I would be lost in life without duct tape and Superglue. Here they all...

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Cookin’ up some Fish!

Cookin’ up some Fish!

I’m a little twitchy this morning… as I just loaded the kiln and started the pre-heat process on the fish. I’m under a bit of a tight deadline and had to speed up the drying process for these guys, so please keep your fingers crossed that they survive their firing. I did ask around for some advise on how...

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Angela Angel Fish

Angela Angel Fish

I’m ramping up for the Art Festival season here in Florida. And while thinking of my booth set up, I realized I didn’t have anything fun for the walls…. After a brainstorming session, (involving a glass of wine with some friends, and lots of ridiculous ideas) I landed on ceramic wall mount pieces. And what better than fish for...

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Bonsai Bonobo – Time Lapse

Bonsai Bonobo – Time Lapse

Here’s the time lapse for my new piece Bonsai Bonobo. Her sculpting phase is now complete. She’ll be fired, and painted in a couple weeks. Please check back to see the final piece. Having trouble viewing the video? Please watch this clip, without music. Here are a few stills of the final sculpt:       Please keep your...

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New Bonobo… and a creepin’ kitty

New Bonobo… and a creepin’ kitty

Confession: I love listening to audios books when sculpting. And, I realize I may be a little late to the party on this one, but I started listening to Ape House by Sara Gruen, and love it (though, I love most of her books)! So, as I was finishing up Alexandra Alligator, I was listening to this story, and...

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Alexandra Alligator Time Lapse Part II

Alexandra Alligator Time Lapse Part II

Here’s the second time lapse video of Alexandra. I did have help from a “Little” studio friend, keep your eyes peeled for her. Alexandra Alligator’s sculpting process is now complete, and she will dry for the next few weeks. From there, she’ll burn burn burn… in the kiln :) Stay posted for her kiln firing and final paint. So...

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New cards from Moo.com

New cards from Moo.com

My new cards arrived from moo.com Great quality! Thanks, Moo!  

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