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6″ Copper Plate Etching on Clay

Tile on the left and copper plate etching/engraving on the right. Click on the copper plate image to see a better quality scan. The copper plate is an engraving that is used to print onto the clay. I have a … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Two Owls

6″ x 6″ x 3/8″ on Cook Inlet clay, multiglazed, cone 6 oxidation $75 Owls will stare for the longest time and then just wink. I liked the owl in “Walk Well My Brother” that led the pilot to the … Continue reading

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Fox & Hare

6″ x 6″ x 3/8″ multiglazed, Cook Inlet glacial clay, cone six oxidation. Caribbean sea green background. This is one village’s tale of why night follows day. The fox is the moon and the hare is the sun and they … Continue reading

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Polarbear & Seal

Polar bear & Seal, 6″ x 6″ x 3/8″, multiglazed, cone 6 oxidation. The Polarbear is waiting for the seal at one of its breathing holes. The Inupiat (Eskimo) in my mother’s village of Point Hope, Alaska pretty much survived … Continue reading

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Inupiat Girl and Polar Bear

This tile won an award during the Philadelphia Magic Garden’s show at the 2010 ceramics conference. $350

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