vacation

returned home from vacation a few days ago and got back to the studio tuesday to do a little editing and return to the new work. mailed my work to vision in clay 2013 and today i shall be sanding the whole lot and hopefully putting in a bisque.  i had taken my sketchbook but … [Read more…]

Got Whiskey

http://erennie.wix.com/tynkerhelp Local burlesque starlet, Tabitha (TYNKERHELL), is faced with oppressive and mounting medical bills for a very serious illness. Join us on this amazing night of music, burlesque and variety acts and silent auction to show a whole lotta love and support for one of the most phenomenal women we know. somewhere in this kiln … [Read more…]

summer

about a month into vacation and i have managed to make a bit of work in the studio. i actually am pleased with the amount of work, less pleased with my lack of sketching but i figure during the trip portion of vacation i will be inspired (eye candy) and have time to sketch. i … [Read more…]

summer!

the raku class ended nearly a week ago and this week has been inventory a little more inventory, daydreaming about my summer plans (read: sketching madly and listening intently to words from songs for new ideas) and finishing up loose ends around the studio along with my summer worker. this year it was decided to … [Read more…]

sandblasting and progress

the spring semester ended, may term and free school are both in full swing and no new work has been started but i’ve gotten around to sandblasting the last few i did this spring including my hall and oates tribute as inspired by the visual and ear worm that is rich fulcher’s sick dance moves … [Read more…]

America’s Clay Fest

I am not a big you tube person but somehow I managed to find this.  These pieces headed off to America’s Clay Fest at Blue Line Arts Gallery in Roseville, California, they’re part of the show juried by Richard Shaw.

time to look at what i’ve got

finding some way to balance my free time; which is spent either gardening or in the studio actually resulted in quite a bit of work this semester,although my firing/turn around was not constant.  (i’m not an all your eggs in one basket kinda girl)  the results were pleasing.  I’ve still got a few more works … [Read more…]

cycles

loaded up a bisque with last weeks work a total of 8 which i have to remind myself is not to shabby when your working, working a little more and have personal commitments known as life to take care of.  will be glazing early next week and i’m hoping to have the first couple of … [Read more…]

readings

“The important thing about lyrics is not exactly what they say, but that they lead you to believe they are saying something.” – Brian Eno 6.44                                                                                                                                                 not how the world is, is the mystical, but that it is  -ludwig wittgenstein 97                                                                                                                                                      my mind is like the autumn moon shining clean and clear and in … [Read more…]

shelf redux

so i have been thinking quite a while that the old shelves, while not broken aren’t the best fit.  i’ve been toying with a few ideas and going back and forth (translation: procrastinating) spoke with a couple of people about ideas, been checking out exhibits to see how others are displaying. my biggest issue, once … [Read more…]