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The ramp-up to the December Studio Tour begins! : the ArtsCenter show

The season of Studio Tours is ON. Orange County is having their last day of Open Studio Tour today. Then it’s just under a month until Chatham County artists fling open their studio doors to the public. To start marking … Continue reading

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At long last–a photo shoot!

With the help of my trusty nephew, Roy, this past weekend, I got several pieces photographed. My month-ago task is finally completed! Thanks for Jason Dowdle of Blue Sky Digital Photography for excellent work, as always.  

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Clay of the Day–horse head sculpture given a fine finish

I just got the coolest email from a happy art buyer. This person bought one of my larger horse head sculptures last year at the Chatham Studio Tour. I sculpted these horse heads from a slab, like most of my … Continue reading

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My Work in People’s Houses–a collection of pet portraits

A former neighbor contacted me this summer about doing a surprise pet portrait for his wife. I don’t do that many portrait commissions these days, but this was a young couple who we’d known for several years and through several … Continue reading

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A pause in this blog for health drama, (not travel–boo!) bummer all!

I was getting ready to go see my photographer, Jason Dowdle, Blue Sky Digital Photographyin Snow Camp last week. I’d made an appointment and we were set. But then, some health drama bloomed up in my body instead, and I … Continue reading

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