Tag Archives: Hand made

Fireplace

I Made all the tiles for this fireplace, the art tiles and the field tiles. It looks awesome! The size of the field tiles are 2″x 2″, 2″x 4″, 4″x 4″, 4″x 6″, 6″x 6″, and 4″x 8″. There are … Continue reading

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More Buttons and Pendants

These buttons are made out of clay from the Anchorage mud flats (Cook Inlet glacial clay), the same clay that is used in my tiles, and the images are from the stamps that I have created to decorate the back … Continue reading

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Several New Designs

Here are several new designs: dragonfly, new seal, walrus on the top row, a swan turning into a salmon, muskox, and pendants on the second row, and on the fourth row a single owl, and an bald eagle. It’s been … Continue reading

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Latest Kiln Load

Getting ready for the Anchorage Museum Thanksgiving Crafts Fare. The loon is a four-by-four square inch tile and the necklace pendants are maybe 1-1/4″ squarish pieces. The glyph stamps are fishes, fox, stars, eagle, letters, seal, owl, and the crazy … Continue reading

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Dragonflies and Rose

Dragonflies and rose handmade art tile on glacial clay. Six-inch square, $75, powder blue background. Continue reading

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Heart Shaped designs

Six-inch Square Tiles, Multiglazed, Cook Inlet Glacier Clay, $75 each A former art student classmate, Shara Dorris, owns Octopus Ink (Octopusinkclothing.com), a really cool handmade useable art boutique store in Anchorage. She silk screens her own designs onto clothes and … Continue reading

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Six-inch Halibut Tile

Three six-inch tiles and the collagraph plate. I like the spearment inside the halibut on the bottom left, but the best combination is the grey halibut on the upper left with the spearment as the water color. I also prefer … Continue reading

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Three Halibut and One Gingko

Array of four-inch tiles, halibut and ginkgo, multiglaze, $35 each These are the newest designs and the plates are made from 300-lb. cotton rag etching paper on matte board. The paper is thicker than what is usually used to make … Continue reading

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Four-inch Leaf Impressions

Array of four-inch leaf impressions, $30 each The names listed under the images go clockwise starting at the upper left. It was a very wet rainy weekend at the Anchorage Market yet sales were better than the week before. You … Continue reading

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Turquoise Crystaline Glaze Plant Impressions

Array of four-inch plant impressions, $30 each. The phote is from an iphone since my scanner is kaput. It’s hard to take a decent photo of a glossy surface. Three of the tiles have a ginkgo leaf. Anchorage has one … Continue reading

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