Aug
25

Post 8: Wrapping Up

Bit of a long post today, to talk about where all my projects are at. So the summer’s almost over, and I’ve been trying to get my pieces to a point where I can move them out of the studio.  This means getting the deer ready to be fired, and the Ibex fully assembled.  The…
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Aug
06

Post 7: Getting Somewhwere

This is the post that catches the blog up, after this one I’ll be posting as I get stuff done.  After the workshops, and the shipping, I finally had some time to devote to just sculpting.  I spent it working on the sculpture I’d started mid-July, and I started to make a good deal of…
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Aug
06

Post 6: Cables and Crates

Second to last post before the bog is caught up, this one is from just a couple weeks ago.  After getting back to Bennington, I only had a couple days of working on my sculpture before I got an email.  The guy who ran the kilns at Montgomery College, where I had my first workshop,…
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Aug
06

Post 5: Workshop 2; Wire and Paper Clay

Only a couple more posts until the blog will be fully caught up.  So after changing direction on my sculpture, and starting on the new form, I immediately had to leave it, and go to Bennington Vermont for my second workshop of the summer.  This workshop was taught by Sally B Moore, and was on…
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Aug
06

Post 4: Weight

After I got back from my workshop at the end of June, I got to work on the sculpture I’d started.   I was applying what I’d learned about sculpting at the workshop, and the form was starting to come together.  The I found out the issue with sculpting a form out of solid clay: weight. …
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