Working from a Model

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September 20th and 23rd, Alanna’s McKnight Dance

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Went to Alanna's practice and to her McKnight Fellowship dance at the Cowles Center for Dance.img_0253img_0252

October 5, Activating the foot of the vessel

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I am working on activating the foot of the vessels by altering the flat base.
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Kathy Mommsen is a fiscal year 2016 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.  This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

October 12 & 19, Wax Drawing of “Exhausted” Doug

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Doug in a pose of exhaustion

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Wax Drawing of Doug Reaching for Guidance.

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Kathy Mommsen is a fiscal year 2016 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.  This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

 

I worked on the smaller vessel (right) on September 21st and then created the larger form (left) for manipulating on September 28th.  I was using Doug's reaching arm to inform the sweeping upward lift to the vessel form.img_0336
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Kathy Mommsen is a fiscal year 2016 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.  This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

September 16, NEMAA’s Fall Fine Arts Show Opening

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I entered a piece this piece, Despair, in NEMAA's Fall Fine Arts Show at the Solar Art Building

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Kathy Mommsen is a fiscal year 2016 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.  This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

September 16, Glazed Rodolfo’s Angry Face

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Got back to the studio after visiting my new granddaughter in Sacramento and a month bike ride in California and Oregon.  Rodolfo modeled so that I could get color on some of his poses displaying anger.img_0240img_0223
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Kathy Mommsen is a fiscal year 2016 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.  This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

 

Working on a black and white background in the  pose of contemplation

Working on a black and white background in the pose of contemplation

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July 8, The pose of Anguish

Posted on: July 16th, 2016 by

 

I added brushwork to the vessel while Darwin posed in the feeling anguish. This was so. Important today because this was the day after the shooting of Philando Castile. Darwin had participated in the peaceful demonstration on Thursday night. It put a context into this pose of anguish.

I added brushwork to the vessel while Darwin posed in the feeling of anguish. This was so appropriate  today because this was the day after the shooting of Philando Castile. Darwin had participated in the peaceful demonstration on Thursday night. It put the pose of anguish into context.

Darwin pose of anguish.

Darwin's pose of anguish.

July 7, Wax drawing of Darwin

Posted on: July 16th, 2016 by

 

Kathy drawing with wax on the clay while observing Darwin.

Kathy drawing with wax on the clay while observing Darwin.

 

Darwin embracing.

Darwin embracing.

June 16, Darwin poses again for the vase form.

Posted on: July 6th, 2016 by

 

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