Tree, House, Land

The sketch book I made last year is more relevant now in this work.  It is only simple imagery from my head, unlike life studies I continue with to keep my hand and eye involved in the world around. The […]

Things that still excite me

Natural materials, and processes reveal a truth in the physical properties of the materials. Clay has a tendency to become functional and decorative in the purpose which I like but sometimes I prefer just the sculptural form. and there are so […]

Clay Works.

We had a pottery workshop here with the leader Linda Styles. So wonderful to have her and her students and friends here again.  So good to work with other people around me. Below is my breakthrough piece after struggling with […]

New Work

The theme has become “HOME”. It is about being a mother, the domesticity of life coming through the work, with the everyday work of cooking, cleaning, sewing, gardening, living by a wood on a hill, watching the bees.  The most playful […]

notes to self

sculptures; idea to make; looking at the elements, reflecting and selecting way forward in one way with key words to remind me when I get home; looking up to lace surface bowl; ladder leaf or feather up to central hole. […]

Wax

Wax seems fitting after the harvest.  A year of cooking, offering, preserving, etc.  Small scale images. elemental.  It has been a challenging year, but still the sun is shining and it’s December 17th.