What I’m Working On
Leaf eyes, or eye leaves. Imagine if trees could see with eyes hidden in their leaves.
I have a number of slab built lace mugs drying in my studio right now. This year, I plan to be creating more functional ware, like hand-built dinner ware, mugs, bowls, tumblers and more. I feel really excited abut my new lineup of glazes. It’s always a treat to open the kiln and discover the magic of chemistry!
I have just completed this wolf tile, the latest in my series of Canadian nature tiles. Periodically I add to the series, usually at the request of a client. These are designed to hang on the wall as a plaque.
A shop in Portland, Oregon special ordered some of my mugs with sculptures on the side. They requested an assortment, with Sheela Na Gig and Cernunnos (both shown above), as well as with Pan. I had already made a little press mold with a pan image, but I had to come up with a new size for the other two in order to fit them onto the side of the mugs.
Here are the finished mugs:
…I just finished working on a custom order of assorted incense plates. I have decided to add these to my regular line, since I also do make and sell incense (see: http://aradianaturals.ca/1/products-page/natural-incense/)
…Another new item I am adding is catch all bowls, also in assorted colors and textures.
…And here is my latest batch of ceramic glazed buttons. Some of these have found a new home at Leidsla Wool Imports in Gimli. MB.
…One of my latest tiles. See the finished product here: http://aradiasgallery.com/?wpsc-product=mermaid-tile
I am also working on a series of tree tiles. All of these will measure approximately 5″ square. Many will be hand painted with acrylics; some will be glazed.