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More 12″ Designs for NANA Building

Three more 12″ Tiles for an Alaskan Native Corporation Building. It takes a couple of weeks to get the design drawn, cut, glued, pressed into clay, bisqued, waxed, glazed, and glaze fired. Two more tiles are drying on wire racks … Continue reading

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Three Hares

Three Hares, six-inch, $75 Cook Inlet glacial clay art tile with collagraph printed hares in x-ray style of coastal Inuqiaq. Three hares, three ears, yet each hare has two ears! A while back I made a large woodcut (about 3-1/2′ … Continue reading

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Caribou

Caribou Six-Inch Caribou, $75 Collagraph print on clay tile body made from local glacial mud flats. The x-ray style, the depiction of the insides such as the ribs and stomach, is common to the coastal native Alaskans such as the … Continue reading

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Horizontal Pictogram: Seal, Fox, Caribou

Horizontal Pictogram: Seal, Fox, Caribou 6″ x 6″ x 3/8″, $65 Copper plate engraving, printed on slipped glacial clay, mason stains, cone 6 oxidation.

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Revised Fox & Hare

Fox & Hare, 6″ x 6″ x 3/8″, $75 One villages tale of why night follows day. The fox is the moon and the hare is the sun and they are in this continuous chase through the sky, and that … Continue reading

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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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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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