TARDIS Ceramic Plate

     We went to Alpaca Art in Kenosha to paint ceramic plates.  I decided to try out a TARDIS with a time vortex surrounding it.  I liked how it turned out, for the most part.  This project took about 4 hours.  I used a lot of the paint writers for the really precise areas.  Enjoy!
Tardis Plate

10th Doctor Who – Made with Scuply Clay

     I made 10th Doctor from the BBC’s Doctor Who out of Sculpey Clay.  It was a fun little project that took about five hours to complete.  After baking the clay, I also added David Tennant’s trademark trench coat to finish the ensemble.   The coat was made from a little felt and hot glue.  The finished piece stands about 6 inches tall.  Click here to watch a time-lapse of me working on it.

Clay Doctor Who David Tennant

the life of an artist.

The Art of Wanderment

For Grandma,
A Fun-loving, Artistic Soul Who Inspired a Very Lucky Granddaughter

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I believe that one of the primary functions of art is to inspire. I also believe that an artist’s work reflects what is truly in his or her heart. My grandma was an artist. And after growing up with her always a 10 second run away, I’d say with extreme certainty that her heart was beautiful. Her artwork certainly was. And her skill on the piano was inspiring. But the truth is, her creative expression went far beyond that. For throughout her life, she defined a new beauty in the art of loving others. She loved her family and friends honestly, unconditionally, and always. And she challenged others to do the same. Like a ripple in a still pond, Grandma’s “art” was an extension of her heart, and many were blessed in the opportunity to be moved…

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