Red Carpet Entrance

This piece started with an idea that was inspired by a small pitcher made of brass. When my Mother passed away I inherited it.  I have no idea where it came from but I have always been drawn to its shape. I set out to make my own version in clay. It took on a life of it’s own resembling the brass version perhaps only in essence. After it came out of the kiln I noticed it had “attitude”. It seemed to take on a feminine persona. “She” had grace with an attitude! So in this season of the Oscars, I think she is striking a pose on the famous Red Carpet!SJH_6122

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Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl
Snowy Owl
Snowy Owl Sandy Neck
Snowy Owl Sandy Neck

Out on Sandy Neck I found the Snowy Owl. Well camouflaged in the grass on a dune in the distance. I could barely make it out. Inspired, I set out to sculpt my on version of this amazing owl. It was a throughly enjoyable process. I do not do many sculptural pieces. I am not that comfortable with the process. But I enjoyed the journey and perhaps will venture into sculpture again. It has given me joy and confidence.