In my ongoing study of white on white, I tried my hand at a very challenging subject, a white porcelain mortar in a white porcelain pestle, against a white background.
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Today I carved out a study of an empty porcelain bowl. I have a few of these leftover diner pieces, with the distinctive red trim. The more I look, the more I can see. I think someday I might actually figure out how to paint.
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
In the aftermath of the weekend of a wedding, a wedding rehearsal party, an after wedding party and an after wedding party party, I was able to find some blueberries quietly waiting in a bowl of leftovers.
Saturday, May 24, 2008
Thursday, May 22, 2008
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Today I revisited the porcelain pitcher. I learned some good lessons about subtlety and depth and shine. The surface of ceramic glaze is very challenging, and I think I still have more to learn.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Monday, May 19, 2008
Suddenly I find myself spiralling down into the world of insignificant minutia in this new study of one single strawberry. The tiniest things now add up to bigger things.
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Today I struggled with some ambitious new projects, and instead decided to carve out a small study of three red cherries.