Monthly Archives: January 2011

Abstract bas-relief: Section 3 Glazed & Ready for Firing

This is section # 3 already glazed and ready to be fire today.  It never ceases to amaze me how dull the glazes look prior to firing and how glossy and bright they turn once the firing process is completed. … Continue reading

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The Intuitive Progression of this Abstract Bas-Relief-Continued…

The firing process was successful and now sections 1 and 2 are seamlessly connected into one single and colorful relief. I have finished glazing section # 3 and I may fire it tomorrow to connect it to the other sections.  … Continue reading

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The Intuitive Progression of this Abstract Bas-Relief…

Gradually all the sections are coming together.  How many sections will it have in the end?  I don’t know.  So far, the first section of the left is already glazed and re-fired.  The second section on the right, the dull … Continue reading

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An Intermittent Force of Nature in my Art!

It happens in waves, or like the rain –in seasons.  Sometimes she visits me when I least expect it:  The female figure is often absent, but always dormant and ready to make its presence felt at a moment’s notice in … Continue reading

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When Snow Gets on the Way We Must Adapt…

Today it turned out to be a wonderful snow day and the world seems to get renewed after each fall.  All artistic production came to a sudden halt for me but, I had time to take a photo of my … Continue reading

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Recycling Monochromatic Mass-Produced Printed Media into Collage!

Living in an abundance of industrially mass-produced, short-lived printed materials that fill the intellect and senses with awe and wonder, I just can’t help but to periodically save some of the scraps of gargantuan volumes of newspaper and magazine pages … Continue reading

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The Capricious Nature of Clay!

Sometimes I start with a premise when communicating with clay, and in the process from concept to completion it changes its mind to state its own terms.  Such was the case of this particular abstract relief I recently made. I … Continue reading

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