I have been trying to get ready for our guilds yearly retreat, Sandy Camp.
It is challenging with a bouncing 2 1/2 year old that has no idea why I am ignoring her. Like I would. She has finally lain down for a nap, thus my frivolous time writing a little blog. ;-D
That is why I haven't been posting in the morning, I usually schedule posts the night before. I finally get to work after dinner and that is what I am doing when I should be writing my blog.
I always get a slew of ideas when I am writing a how-to, preparing for a show, getting ready for a class, packing for a trip, or anytime I am trying to focus on the impending job at hand that I am running out of time for.
So what I wanted to show you is a piece that came out of that time.
I have a few sculpts that I did years ago and I was making molds from them to sell in the Sandy Camp store. This one has always been a favorite of mine.
Basalt (502 in our Clay Factory store) smiles happily.
This was taken from an architectural influence and replicates a piece of a building for you to wear.
It is stained or antiqued with black Ne-opaque acrylic paint.
Super Bronze Lumiere. I have made a few in different stone and metal colors.
This one is in my Etsy store now
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I didn't get the whole blog written either had to put it away and start again later.
So friday is almost over now.
Have a wonderful weekend.