Monthly Archives: October 2011

Cruise liner -front section- in my Odyssey of my art.

It is much faster to conceive ideas than to materialize them into visible and tangible expressions. For a long time I have been fidgeting with the idea of creating a steamer -bas relief ceramic sculpture- for a permanent installation and … Continue reading

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Finding silence and solitude to create new works of art.

During the past few days I have been away from this blog (my public on-line diary)  for strictly creative reasons.  Not everything a visual artist do is visible.  In fact, most of what we do in our physical creation is … Continue reading

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Exploring new forms of pottery.

During the past few days that I have been away from my blog, I have been preparing the conditions for the creation of works of art that I have in mind for this fall season. While doing so, I have also been exploring new forms … Continue reading

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The Quetzal bird flying through a portal across space and time.

And so it came to be that this morning, I painted the Quetzal bird flying across space and time through the portal of a window against a twilight sky. Because of the height of the wall and the descending steps … Continue reading

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Inspiration from Nature: Visiting a Pumpkin Farmer’s market.

As a practicing ceramic artist, I am constantly enchanted and equally inspired by Nature’s organic sculptures in a myriad of forms! Where did it acquired all those amazing colors… How did it shaped all these magnificent forms and textures?! One of … Continue reading

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A sky blue window opens releasing a bird amidst the twilight!

As in many of my mural paintings, the magical realism of my imagery is the poetry of my visual narrative. This mural painting above the Universal coral reef mosaic at Norwood School, with so many children around me, is particularly … Continue reading

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Two birds: Prototype ceramic sculptures for a new mosaic.

I have usually used earthenware (low-fire clay) to model my relief sculptures in clay for mosaic installations. However, I decided to experiment with stoneware (high-fire clay) to produce these two birds for a future mosaic mural.  This is the finished … Continue reading

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