Starting the special characters as people

I’ve ordered the clay to start building these 31 special characters that will be human and not mermaid-well maybe some mixing will happen! I’ve added a seahorse in 6 already. I’m inspired by the many athletes and the beautiful expressions the body can make. Clay tools I’m not a novice but I’m just getting into…

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The evolution of back to back – the first mermaid couple sculpture

The final sculpture is a mermaid figure doll resting on a painted clay bowl, inside a painted paper bowl with glitter sand. The use of the bracelet is optional. This is an interactive piece. It’s about two years from the first to the last image. Previous display The red upside down heart inspired a green…

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Body Shapes!

I’m doing yoga more and more. I’ve mastered an “I” shape so far (ha ha ha), as you can see in the image above. I like to try doing forms myself and while I’m not an athlete, the acts embodied inform the art too. It’s a synthesis of real, photo, and imaginary information that motivates…

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Mermaid Numbers

Between 5 and 6 in the series, a mermaid bearing gifts appeared. She speaks of things to come for the Mermaid Love Letters series, beyond the alphabet.

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