Author Archives: Susan

SPRING!

Blooming Spring after a drenched and cold Winter.  I’ve been cleaning out my studio the last few weeks.  Getting rid of uninspiring objects and cleaning.  I found the carcass of a hummingbird in one of my open containers.  I thought … Continue reading

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Stretching and Challenge

I’m at that place with my output where I either dive in and take huge risks or remain content with charming sculptures that are “Tim Burton-esque”.  Both are valid choices.  One is more difficult than the other.  I want so … Continue reading

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Cirque, Hedda and Ronald 2016

When I start a paper clay bust, I let the process move organically.  My only intention before I started these 3 was “eccentric”.  They all have pine cone caps as head dresses and now I’m addicted to pine cone caps. … Continue reading

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Bitsy, 2016

A friend gave me a mink remnant that she found in a bag of goodies and I immediately thought of a socialite from the 1950’s.   I have a book of photographs entitled “Reflections of a Man, The Photographs of Stanley Marcus” … Continue reading

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Heart Centered, 2016

This started with a gift of an old croquette set.  The balls are ideal for heads, so I challenged myself to make a face and go from there.  I have been collecting acorn caps on my walk and one of … Continue reading

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Family Portrait

I found an old box with scribbling inside.  I immediately thought of a little kid and the treasures that must have been kept inside.  So, I decided to channel one of my favorite artists, Cecile Perra, and make a kid-like … Continue reading

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Fantasy, 2016

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Renewed Energy

I’ve been in a bit of a rut lately.  Okay for about 3 years.  Life got in the way and it felt almost impossible to get back to that creative flow.  I tried sitting in my studio even if I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Thimble-Eena 2016

Recycled vintage tin, porcelain doll, recycled fur, wire, vintage button. 3.5″ tall, 2.25″ wide

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Alone Time 2016

Vintage tin, porcelain doll, childs block, fabric, buttons.  7.25″ tall, 5.25″ wide, 3″ deep

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Ready, Mr. DeMille 2016

Vintage metal mesh handbag, handmade dolls of fabric, recycled fur, collage elements, acrylic paint    

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King Pin 2016

Vintage ruler, toy bowling pins, scrabble tiles, buddha head, porcelain doll arms, wire, nails.  12″ long, 3″wide, 4″tall

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