Tag: ceramic sculpture

christina…she owns and operates her own sunshine factory

hand detail

I got this GREAT idea – anytime someone is generous enough to pose for me I’ll name the sculpture after them. So, here’s my latest ceramic sculpture, aptly named “Christina”, after my eldest son’s girlfriend. What can I tell you about the real Christina?…

sumatran elephant sculpture

trunk detail

My latest ceramic sculpture – a Sumatran elephant. It’s a relative of the Asian Elephant. Most interesting facts? They use infrasonic sounds to communicate with one another! The female Sumatran elephant doesn’t have tusks. She has short protrusions called tushes which won’t grow longer…

nile crocodile sculpture

head detail

A Nile crocodile…who would have thunk it? This sculpture, like the rhino and mud woman sculptures, is an experiment in depicting flowing water and mud evolving into the Nile crocodile’s body. On the good side, by working with such an “ugly” subject, every time…

the mud woman, a self portrait

face detail

I started another sculpture and this will be my first self portrait. I got out my self-timing digital camera and took 10 nude photos of myself doing the same pose from different angles and pretty much created a 360 view. It was necessary to…

white rhino sculpture

Since this is the first time I’ve tried sculpting a rhino I thought why not try incorporating something different – I’m going to make the water part of this sculpture look like it’s been poured and then flowed into the shape of the rhino…