Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Making "Parts"

I just seem to be jumping from one thing to another lately. Although, I can’t complain, it keeps life interesting. I have run out of doll parts to offer on my website and ETSY and I realized I didn’t have enough "parts" to complete my squiggly paper mache cones shown a few posts down. I also have a few other ideas in mind that require clay parts, so I have had to take time out for a kiln firing.


Dianne said...

cool photo of your ceramic studio...the filled kiln is a somewhat disturbing image, but that's what makes it striking.Your little babies are treasures!

Beena said...

Now that's a lot of doll parts! That must be great to own a kiln. There's a shop here I used to go to where you select a piece, paint it anyway you want to, then they fire it for you there. I used to have a lot of fun there, escaping my life and blissfully painting there for a couple hours at a time.

I know just what you mean about being all over the place today. Right before I read your post, I was thinking the same thing myself...that I just seem to be getting lured away in too many directions and I'd better focus if I want to accomplish anything today.

Anonymous said...

Your ceramic studio is very cool! I love all the body parts. Are these all your own designs?
Maybe you might know where to find parts for a china head doll? Or, something similar?

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I want to come play in your ceramic studio. It is so organized and I love organized studios.

Like Dianne, I found the kiln filled with doll parts a bit disturbing. That image is then juxtaposed by the beautiful faeries that come to life from all these parts. And that is what makes your art so original and unique.

Elizabeth said...

NO ONE can ever say that you fire a half full kiln!!!!! That is a ton of work!!
Great job and so inspiring!!

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