Friday in the Studio–some pieces further along

Last Friday I finally got a full studio day. There have been many things other than art on the to-do list, mostly in the chore category.

Isle of Sky Memory, 30" x 30", another Scotland piece begun in 2015

Isle of Sky Memory, 30″ x 30″, another Scotland piece begun in 2015

The Sisters, 40" x 40", Scotland piece started 2 years ago

The Sisters, 40″ x 40″, Scotland piece started 2 years ago

More Robins, spring group continues

More Robins, spring group continues

Crows in Branches, 30" x 30", another one that has been cooking and resting for a while

Crows in Branches, 30″ x 30″, another one that has been cooking and resting for a while

Everglades-ish, 36" x 60" started a while back

Everglades-ish, 36″ x 60″ started a while back

48" x 36" Deer Overlapping, a 2017 start

48″ x 36″ Deer Overlapping, a 2017 start

Robins! many pieces started this spring

Robins! many pieces started this spring

Bar Harbor Flowers, 36" x 60", just started, close to done!

Bar Harbor Flowers, 36″ x 60″, just started, close to done!

It was great to be back and fling some paint!

 

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Clay of the Day–out of the oven

I am continuing with this slip, stain and glaze combo: white slip, golden ambrosia slip and dark teal slip on greenware, then Cushings and butter yellow glazes with stains– black, teal, and golden ambrosia.

I’m changing the forms and experimenting more with limiting the stains to specific sections. The smaller image is the “before;” the bigger image is the result. Mixed success, I’d say. I like this color mix and some of the pink surprises that are showing up, but I want more clarity in the imagery and darker black lines.

new clay birds and figure

Birds and Grasses

Birds and Grasses

Blue Arms

Blue Arms

flowers

flowers

new clay forms 2

Seascape

Seascape

Middle Belly

Middle Belly

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Summer travels, part 2–flowers

OH my, the flowers in northern latitudes! I love taking photos of flowers when we travel. Here are just a few:

Sydney, Nova Scotia

Sydney, Nova Scotia

Sydney, Nova Scotia

Sydney, Nova Scotia

Bar Harbor, Maine

Bar Harbor, Maine

Boston, MA

Boston, MA

watercolors of Boston small gardens

watercolor of Boston small gardens

Boston, MA

Boston, MA

Boston, MA-- "box," flower watercolors of bricked-in front gardens

Boston, MA– “box,” flower watercolors of bricked-in front gardens

 

 

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Back from travels–part 1–some pictures from Maine

fog and tinder bar harbor bar harbor

watercolor postcards

watercolor postcards

cruise last night sunset

watercolor postcards from the cruise

watercolor postcards from the cruise

cruise sunset-atlantic

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Clay of the Day–more pieces soon to be fired!

clay flowers flat greenware, slipped new new clay birds and figure new clay form, glazed, ocean new clay forms 2 next batch of flats slip-sliding away

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