Tag Archives: face

Sun Face in Progress

16 Feb

This will be the center of a sun face I’m sculpting as part of a large outdoor wall hanging. It will also have a smiling crescent moon, a harp, and cranes in flight.

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Luv That Contrast

18 Dec

I just can’t stop making contrasting Sun-Moon pairs. Why stop? Here we have the Sun still taking things much more seriously than the Moon. I think I’ll make it a crescent moon with the tips pointing away from the Sun.

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A Last, Lingering Look

18 Nov

My Christmas Angel is done. Next comes the slime, goo and possible destruction that is the mold-making process. Fingers crossed as I slime it with Vaselene, then pour on the silicone rubber.

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Christmas Angel

10 Nov

My new Christmas Angel is coming along. I’d been putting off doing the fingers, but the basic gestures sort of came together automatically once I got started. Now it’s just a matter of fine tuning– and deciding what to put on the banner. I could go traditional with “Gloria” or “Noel”, but I also have a bit of an impulse to update the Christmas message: “Get Out Of Jail Free”.

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Sculpture Ready for You Now

10 Nov

This one’s done and up for sale at eBay. Just click your mouse a few times and wait for the doorbell to ring. It’s easy! … Or just come enjoy it if you don’t feel like buying. The more, the merrier!

http://www.ebay.com/sch/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=&_ssn=claybraven&_sop=10

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Pity The Fool

25 Oct

I was at a party the other night, when I started talking to someone, only realizing after way too long that I was calling her by the wrong name. Hi, here’s me:

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Full Moon Face 2.0

25 Oct

My first full moon face turned out pretty popular. But if I’d known then what I’ve learned since about selling on eBay, shipping, mold-making, etc., there are a lot of little details I would have done differently. If only I had it to do all over again. Hey, I do have it to do all over again, to wit:

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Celestial Contrast

21 Oct

Having determined that his treatise on “The Phenomenology of Mind” will require only a single volume of footnotes, the Sun may now turn his attention to more tenebrous matters. As for the Moon? It’s all sweet music to the Moon’s ears.

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New Sun & Moon Pairs

19 Oct

A new sculpture in the “doodling” stages. With these, I stumbled upon a new technique of drawing lines by pushing straight into the moist clay with the tip of a paint brush, then pulling it back out diagonally. I want to get polyclay or waxy effects with water-based pottery clay or porcelain.

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Real-Looking Sun Face

5 Jul

This survived bisque firing, and I’ll glaze it next. I’m thinking it might make a good contrasting pair with the moon face.

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