February 2, Emotional Expression Show


Darwin and Taylor at my Emotional Expression Show.

Darwin and Taylor at my Emotional Expression Show.




January 25, Painting Rodolfo and Clare


Painting color on the vessels while observing Rodolfo and Clare.

Painting color on the vessels while observing Rodolfo and Clare.

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January 15, Emotional Expression Workshop


Alanna modeling what participants are sketching.

Alanna modeling what participants are sketching.

Denise and Carol altering the cylinder while observing Alanna.

Denise and Carol altering the cylinder while observing Alanna.

As part of the Art Initiative Grant, I offered a free workshop so that the public would understand my process.




January 4, Rodolfo and Clare, Making the Clay Form


Rodolfo and Clare holding hands and looking at each other.  My enlarged clay form is in the background.

Rodolfo and Clare holding hands and looking at each other. My enlarged clay form is in the background.

Capturing Rodolfo and Clare's  embrace in clay.

Capturing Rodolfo and Clare’s embrace in clay.




December 28, Emotion: Love


Choosing poses of Rodolfo and Clare Dancing.  Used the grid on the carpet so that they can get back into the same pose next week.

Choosing poses of Rodolfo and Clare embracing and showing love for each other.  I used the grid on the carpet so that they can get back into the same pose next week.




January 18, Wax Drawing of Clare and Rodolfo


Waxed drawing of Rodolfo and Clare.

Waxed drawing of Rodolfo and Clare.




January 10 and 12, Drawing and Painting of Taylor


Waxed drawing of Taylor.

Waxed drawing of Taylor.

Dipped in white maiolica and ready for painting.

Dipped in white maiolica and ready for painting.




December 21-Taylor, closing in the top


Taylor in a pose of shielding. I started with a thrown base and then I coiled up. I was working at bring the rim in.

Taylor in a pose of shielding. I started with a thrown base and then I coiled up. I was working at bring the rim in.

As I was working on the forms with Taylor this week, I was working on closing in the top so that the figure moves within the form.

Taylor in a position of "ready to fight"

Taylor in a position of “ready to fight”




December 14, Assembling vases forms and slabs


Taylor posing in a position of "Ready to Fight".  I started with a vase form and I used slabs to expand the vase form to display Taylor's motion.

Taylor posing in a position of “Ready to Fight”. I started with a vase form and I used slabs to expand the vase form to display Taylor’s motion.




December 11, Adding more color to Penny's Poses


Used my iPad to finish painting Penny why she was posing in her positions of "sewing the wings".

Used my iPad to finish painting Penny why she was posing in her positions of “sewing the wings”.

Added more color to Penny's dance of "Pilot's Alphabet"

Added more color to Penny’s dance of “Pilot’s Alphabet”