I heard a Ted Talk from ecologist Suzanne Simard about how trees “talked to each”by communicating their needs and send each other nutrients via a network of latticed fungi buried in the soil. (For more about this visit https://www.ted.com/talks/suzanne_simard_how_trees_talk_to_each_other/transcript?language=en. ) I have always wondered how a
Birth, life and death are interrelated cycles. Death brings decay so that other plants can grow.
The hardest part of creating my work is painting. Getting the colors to work is a challenge and sometimes I work on the paint job alone for a week. I can always count on Maya for a little help.
About to Break is moving along. Finished sculpting the shell and the upper body. While I am working on a sculpture, I do a lot of nerdy research on my subject. For this piece, I looked videos on youtube to
So here I am on page 87 of the new book dedicated to polymer clay artists! This work will be at Virginia MOCA this month, along with 15 other wall sculptures.
Received my contributors copy today for my article “Clays Well with Others”.
Wanting to move on from figures with black eyes, I recently began reverse painting round glass cabochons to create eyes for my artwork. A pleasant and unexpected side effect of this is that the eyes appear to follow you wherever
Defensive’s scales were inspired by a documentary about how snakes evolved to have venom. Although feared, snakes have bodies that are easily hurt by the claws and teeth of their prey so they evolved venom to quickly paralyze prey that could injure them.
Although Medusa is often portrayed in pop culture as a monster, she has another side less often talked about. Medusa was once a beautiful priestess of Athena until her vow of chastity was broken by Poseidon, god of the sea.