Category: Art

Feb 09

Smiley Ball 14

Feb 05

Spacer Beads

Here are the spacer beads I made, again with the not-likely-to-be-realized idea that I might actually string these into a necklace or something. I made them four at a time, and made them as small as I could. They are approximately 3/8 inches in diameter. The other picture is all the beads, before they’d been …

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Feb 01

Blue and White Beads

These are the beads I did after lunch, figuring that now I could try a different technique using different colors.  I didn’t make as many after lunch. For this I mostly used dots and masking.  My dots are not placed very well, because I don’t have the muscle control sufficient to hold my hands in …

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Jan 28

Black and Turquoise beads

I took a beadmaking class in December, and got my beads back recently.  We were working on stringer techniques, so I tried to use the same simple techniques with the same colors figuring that it was A. good practice and B. might make enough beads for a piece of jewelry. I rarely string my beads, …

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Jan 24

Raku Woman

This is a piece I did in high school.  It’s raku fired, which accounts for the carbon trappings.  The piece is merely a cylinder of clay, altered to make it interesting, with a loop like a handle on top.  I really love this piece, and tried to duplicate it in 2003 without much success.  I …

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