Archive for July, 2016

A bit about process…

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

I love learning how artists approach their work…always curious to see their studio set up…do they listen to music…eat a particular food…are their critters around…what gets them started in the morning…or is it more like after dark????

Scrolling thru my phone photos, I realized I had a little photo story to tell…

What I want to do every day is this: ( Beautiful Objects courtesy of Amy Duncan and JoEllen Newton)

what we want to do


But that process starts out looking more like a blank page…or a blank canvas…or, in my case, an empty table, cleaned off and ready for me to do some Assemblage!

clean slate

I have various piles of  “stuff” that have been calling to me…

cast to go


And so, it begins…

This time, with the additional inspiration and loving hands of Jodi Cain who has given us the starting point of creating one of her signature clay heads…

teachers example

I start to begin my own….

emerging fiona

And so after hours of this and that, could it, maybe not, how about, Oy Vey, Yes, No, let’s try that again, how do you use a drill….

Fiona…meet Fiona