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Object Runway 2011, Anchorage, Alaska

What can I say. I got People’s Choice Award for my coat construction in this years Object Runway show. I can’t make tiles all the time. It was nice to do something a bit different while the tile business is … Continue reading

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6″ Musk Ox

6″ x 6″ x 3/8″ Musk Ox, $75 Collagraph print on Cook Inlet glacial clay, multiglaze, cone 6 oxidation. There’s a musk ox farm in Palmer, north of Anchorage, and there are musk ox at the Anchorage zoo. The wool … Continue reading

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6″ Loon

6″ x 6″ x 3/8″ Loon, $75 Collagraph printed on Cook Inlet Glacial clay, multiglazed, cone 6 oxidation. Our black spruce, called bog spruce are kind of thin looking and occasionally, a branch will jut out at the top. A … Continue reading

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Halibut Man

6″ x 6″ x 3/8″ Halibut Man, $75 X-ray style shaman in his animal spirit form, the halibut. Collagraph print onto Cook Inlet glacial clay and oxidation fired to cone 6. I use mat boards with cut out designs to … Continue reading

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Loon

4″ x 4″ x 3/8″ Loon, collagraph print on Cook Inlet glacial clay, multiglaze cone 6 oxidation. Read up on the loon while designing the tile. Old time Inupiaqs would put a loon skull in a persons grave because it … Continue reading

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Caribou

4″ x 4″ x 3/8″ Caribou, multiglaze, cone 6 oxidation, Cook Inlet glacier clay. Hand printed from a collagraph plate. Done in the x-ray style common to the coastal peoples of Alaska. Sea mammals were the main food staple of … Continue reading

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Red Tipped Maple Leaf

4″ x 4″ x 3/8″ red tipped maple leaf and seed pod. Cook Inlet glacial clay, slip, mason stains, cone 6 oxidation, high calcium clear glaze. $30 I collect the leaves at the off-leash dog park or the grounds at … Continue reading

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Raven (four-inch, facing left)

Raven, facing left, 4″ x 4″ x 0.4″, multiglazed, cone 6 oxidation, Cook Inlet glacier clay. $35 Used a nice creme breaking red for the background. Ravens are one of Anchorage’s winter birds and are fun to watch. They hang … Continue reading

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Moose

Moose, 4″ x 4″ x 0.4″, multiglazed, x-ray style, cone 6 oxidation. $35 A collagraph plate is used to print the raised black lines which when waxed act as a separator to the glazes.

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Maple Leaf

Maple leaf and seed pod impression in Cook Inlet glacial clay. Continue reading

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