Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Hard at work

Finally two days in a row at home to work in the studio for as long as I like. I may actually be able to get some things finished. Some time to get on the wheel which I haven't done much of lately for some reason I have been doing a bit of sculptural stuff which is left field for me. I have started work on a torso my very first, not as easy as I thought. I am thinking I will pit fire her though she will certainly have to wait for the hole in the ground to dry out no chance she is going to fit in the drum. She was going to be raku though she grew too much and definitely won't fit in the raku bin so I guess I will just have to make another. With that I will be off to the shed.

See you soon Wendy

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Success at last

Finally enough sun to dry some wood to enable me to do a firing last Sunday all be it not in the pit, it is still full of water (or maybe again) so I had to go to plan B of using the old drum. I used some dried coffee in the firing as well as some miracle grow and salt. I am not unhappy with the results though more pinks would have been nice. I need to get some tiles done for a wall work for an upcoming exhibition, typical me enter and then make the work, guess it keeps me on my toes. Will have to get out and collect some more wood to put undercover to dry out as it rained all day today. Hopefully the winter dry weather won't be far away.

Until next time


A creative year ahead!

It is the start of a new year so I thought I would try something new, this is it.

So be patient with me I'll get the hang of it eventually, computers aren't my thing. Hopefully it won't get thrown out the window during the process.

Next week I start back at tafe part-time for a 3rd year of Ceramics, mostly for the knowledge that is around the institution. It will be great to get back amongst the energy and like minded people, hopefully it will get the creativity flowing again.

Until next time........