"Creativity takes Courage" - Henri Matisse
Diversion - Barn Walls and Outhouse Doors:
As a diversion, I
created a series of wall plaques representing segments
of old wood with attached hardware. They are made
from a live model in Hi-Fired Terracotta Clay, with
Dark Iron Oxide stain, 10" tall.
A series of life-size "self portraits", done in a variety of poses. Each pose has an
Italian name (from L to R), "Il Cielo" (Heaven), "Tre" (Three), "Veni Qui" (Come here), "Bellisima" (Beautiful),
"Potere" (Power), and "La Terra" (The Earth) all completed 2011
A FEW ARE STILL FOR SALE
Another Diversion - Porcelain "Birds"
I wanted to try
porcelain clay, and I started making these little
white "bird" things. One thin led to another, and soon
My own idea of
what a mermaid should look like, in repose, on the
shore. She's an evolutionarily advanced
An ancient Indo-European Shaman/Mystic.
He's about a foot tall (1/4 scale),
The Earth Goddess Series
I was working on sculpting
female faces, and exploring the myth
#4 (6" tall)
A pair of Manatees (parent and juvenile). The work is about 24" X 10" X 12". Made
from terra-cotta clay, colored with a gray slip, and textured with sand. I want to thank Dr. Butch
Rommel for sharing his photos and drawings, and Paul Spirito for making the steel base. March, 2009
SOLD, December 2009
The Shaman's Apprentice
12" tall, in terracotta clay,
accented with stains. created 2008 SOLD June 2011
Singin' the Blues
out a Blues tune, with attitude!
10" tall, made from Terracotta Clay,
Woman with Attitude
Made with terracotta clay, partially covered with clear glaze, 9" tall, created 2008
high-fired clay, treated with iron oxide stain.
Holding a natural "ghost amethist" crystal.
Natural finish on High-temperature fired
clay, treated with iron oxide stain.
Defiance (David)Iron Oxide stain on High-temperature-fired clay, 10" tall, created 2007 SOLD February 2010
TO OBTAIN FURTHER INFORMATION, OR
TO PURCHASE ANY OF THE