Custom Homes in Clay

My apologies for being very quiet lately! I was contacted by a new customer, who wanted some hearthomes, but she wanted larger homes. Ok, I can do that. She ordered 3 very large, 17 inches!, homes. So that is what I've been working on for the past 2 weekends. I'm about half done. In between working on the large houses, I've been working on some mini hearthomes. I will be participating in an Art Festival in Georgia in May, so I have alot to create by then. I need to have enough to make a good display for this festival. It will be my first! So, I will try to keep up with updating what I'm working on for the next few months.
So here is a sneak peak at one of the large hearthomes...
...I will post photos of the finished version when it has been fired and glazed.
Looking forward to a possible snow day tomorrow to work with paint and/or clay! Its already sleeting!
~Beth

Comments

  1. I like the larger size! Your homes are amazing! You do such a clean and meticulous job with the clay. I love seeing the work in greenware before the colors go on. When a piece looks impressive without colors, it shows what a great sculptor you are. Just Lovely!

    I've worked in ceramics the past 13 years (I don't work without a mold!!) and can say you must be a very relaxed person. Dealing with fired colors on such small pieces! On top of it you create what your working on! I am so impressed!!

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  2. Thank you Brenda! I appreciate the compliments. I love working with clay and paint and colored pencils.... haha...I love it all. Thanks for stopping by.

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  3. Beth,
    I have just found your blog and your work is wonderful. I draw architecture in pen and ink and am always drawn to all "things architecture." Your houses aren;t just colorful--they are so happy. Please do let us know how the Georgia festival goes; and please show us pictures of the finished 17" houses. Thank you for sharing your work,
    Melissa

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  4. Thank you Melissa! I appreciate you stopping by. I have always been drawn to architectural things too. I've done several pen and ink drawings of houses and buildings around town oo. Thanks for stopping by!

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  5. Just stopping by to let you know you're the winner of my recipe box! Congratulations!

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  6. Fantastic! This is so cozy and inviting. I'm also a fan of your craftsmanship. It's clear that you really care about your pieces. Kudos to you!

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