Ascendant

Ascendant

Description  Ascendant was a huge surprise when I took it out of the kiln. No two ways about it, those are angel wings reaching from the foot to the lid! They resulted from a lock of white horse tail hair wrapped in a figure-8 around the body of the piece. Also used...
Rift Valley

Rift Valley

Description  Rift Valley is oval in every direction. It’s oval vertically, from the side, and in cross section, as well as the throat. A fun challenge to build! As is all my work, it is hand-built using the native clay I dig from the Laramie formation. So, is the Rift...
Tsunami

Tsunami

Description  Tsunami gives one the feeling of immersion in very deep water, with big strings of kelp, lots of bubbles and the sensation of a huge rolling wave on the sides. I particularly like the visual play between the “water elements” and the sandstone reds and...
Tidal Wave

Tidal Wave

Description  Tidal Wave gives the viewer a distinct impression of sea-foam green water crashing over rocks with air bubbles trapped beneath the surface. As I experiment with color elements, I am continually surprised with the outcome of my firings. Wonderful things...
A Storm in the Orbit of Europa

A Storm in the Orbit of Europa

Description  Europa, one of the 79 known moons of Jupiter, has gathered a great deal of astronomical attention since it was discovered to be covered in ice, and have random water geysers erupting from its surface. I happened across a photograph taken by the Galileo...

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