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Shopportunity Knocks!

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this weekend... up at Lowell Artworks in Everett!
Setting up things for Christmas!
with great artists like Staci...
and Shelly...
When business was slow, I would write Christmas Haiku like this... Making my tassels... Stacy cutting up yarn Shelly is laughing
and this
Another Christmas A single sound that ruins the day That McCartney song...

Slow but steady...

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Spirit Dancers... I haven't done these in several years and I realized I miss them... stay tuned

Making the best of a cold, cold day...

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Harmonic Convergence

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Today Seattle was kind of shut down. What other cities would call a light snowfall, Seattle is referring to as "Snowmageddon". I would have thought Northwesterners were made of sterner stuff. Guess not!

(Hmmm... Blogger isn't letting me put up any pictures tonight... Imagine a picture of my cat looking out my window at the snow...)  
Ooh...your imagination is very strong today!
I don't mind snow. I love winter... as long as it's on the other side of double-paned glass. It just blows my mind to live in a place where people turn into driving school dropouts at the first sign of a flurry.

So I stayed home, fueled my self with a homemade roast garlic pizza and attacked the "to do" list in the studio!

(now imagine a picture of those armatures, but now two of the pieces are done!)



And here's a wall piece that I finished!

(imagine a cool wall piece with a sun and a moon together surrounded by singing planets)
that's the idea!

Harmonic Convergence is availab…

And then... Updated!

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Armatures... phase two!

 Phase Three!

MASS PRODUCTION!

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What do you call a group of sculptures... a school? Today was a day of  laying groundwork for a school of sculptures. I've got eight in the works this week. I was doing sketches and bending wire all day, with a break to run to the mall and by another half ton of Sculpey. Tomorrow I'll be roughing out the clay on the armatures here and then, as the week goes on , I'll be moving between finishing them off and working on about a dozen wall pieces. I'll get them all done and ready to ship out after thanksgiving. That'll give them two weeks to get down to Austin in plenty of time for the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar... I'll post more shots of these guys tomorrow.

In the meantime... here's the Sea King 2.0!

He's a revision of a piece I did earlier this summer. Originally, he was attached to a big hammered copper thingy. Luckily, the piece fell and he popped off and shattered. When I gathered the fragments up, I realized I liked him better the way he was. I ditc…