Tag Archive: Latin

Dec 12

Book Review: The Swerve

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt This book has been on my “to read” list for so long that I can’t remember how it was or who recommended it to me. I had some idea that it was like GUNS GERMS AND STEEL or another one of those “history of technology” …

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Dec 26

Thorny Pot

thorny pot 1

I bought this pot specifically to re-pot a gardenia plant I have in my front yard.  I thought about using tile mosaics, or glass piece mosaic, but my mosaic-tile production wasn’t coming along fast enough so I decided to glaze it instead. I’m always startled by how patchy the glazes come out.  Even when I …

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Nov 10

Calligraphy/Black Wing book

calligraphy book back

This was another one of the rainbow series books, so-called because of the rainbow look of the tie-dyed/marble technique fabric I used for the base.  After the layers of masking tape and washes, I had blocks of color, which I added stamps to.  This one has silver rub-and-buff as accents. I wanted to try some …

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