Here are a few shots.....
Small trays for working out designs. You'll see some cupcakes and more terra sigg work plus the colored clay. I'm really enjoying these new things on my tiles so I'm going to slowy branch out and try them on a few other things.
Some bottles lined up like soldiers...at least in my mind. Getting back into the mode of creating takes a bit of just good old production items for me. I like to relax, throw forms that I really don't think about and just make without looking/thinking....like playing the piano after you played the same song for years. Your hands just know what to do and where to hit the keys. Last night I cranked out a bunch of these bottles while watching a series on Ade and Mary Lincoln that was wonderful. Just the rhythm of throwing gets me thinking, moving and planning.
Here are some more guys getting ready for some arms, fancy hair-doo's and soon they will be "dressed" with lines and ornaments.
My hold up has been of course my teaching and getting the kids back into their little schedule and school life but mostly....my studio has been taken over. Its for a good cause'. Here you see the doors to the cabinets Joey is slowly painting. Last week the house got turned upside down again with the start of our laundry room being torn apart. In the process the men put things in my studio with no regard for what it is for. People who don't create I don't think know how important your working space really is! I didn't say anything but quietly moved everything last night when I finally got in there to work. I'm thinking in another week the whole space will be mine again and I can really concentrate on working.
I hope everyone is having a fabulous weekend~