My son approached me the other day with his best 17-year-old sales pitch: “Dad, I need a bucket of cash!” Given that I was elbow deep in suds doing the dishes he neglected to do the night before, I mentioned that it was a singularly bad time for him to ask for anything. Never one […]

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Do you remember the word tiles I made in Art Camp Claudia McGill? As a refresher, here they are, just formed: Here they are, bisque-fired and still on the kiln shelf: And now – drum roll – here they are, finished. To produce this effect, I swashed Velvet underglaze over the whole tile and then […]

via Clay from Art Camp Claudia McGill – Word Tiles — Claudia McGill and Her Art World

The new year starts with great skies, here’s one. There are only 3 colours used in this painting. They are the primaries, yellow, red and blue. Up until recently I used colours which were weak versions of the 3 primaries. For example, Burnt Sienna for red or Yellow Ochre for yellow. The secondary mixes were subtle […]

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