Category Archives: Ceramics

Time for a Clay Update, No. 7

My next step was attaching the head to the main body of my figure. This required trimming down the current neck a couple of times in order to get the proportions to look correct. After attaching the head, I did … Continue reading

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The 6th Clay Update

The next piece of my sculpture I worked on was the head of my dragon. I wanted to make him look like he was just dozing off, but not totally asleep. I went with floppy ears instead of horns to … Continue reading

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A Fifth Ceramics Post

The next step was to make some arms for my work. As I have said before, it’s always a challenge to create symmetrical clay pieces. I then attached them to the main body of my work. I think they turned out … Continue reading

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Ceramics Post Number 4

I added the feet to the main body of my sculpture. The feet were pushed on to the wires sticking out of the bottom the main sculpture body, and then I filled in the gap between the body and the … Continue reading

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Ceramics Update the Third

The next part of my project is creating some of the dragon’s appendages. I decided to start working on the feet first. I wanted to go for a fairly simple design with three toes and some simple claws. The most … Continue reading

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Ceramics Project Second Post

So I have almost all of the wire and aluminum foil frame covered at this point. The overall shape of the body is starting to take shape now. As you can probably already tell by the time that has passed … Continue reading

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New Ceramics Project

It has been a few years since I worked with polymer clay (or done any artistic work really). I was always preoccupied with other things or not feeling particularly inspired. I also had a large collection of polymer clay scraps … Continue reading

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