Friday, July 27, 2007

Back on the horse, well back on the dragon

Well I had my day of crying and then I started again.
I know now to take photos on the way up to finish :0)
I am sure he will be as pretty as ever, it just make take another month or so. . .

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Hoo ray I worked out something new!

Wow - I just worked out how to add pictures - yaheee
Now I can add lots of lovely things, but not today, still feeling sulky after yesterday's heartbreak


Here's a story most artists will have encountered.
I spent most of yesterday crying.
I went into the studio yesterday morning to find the sculpture that had taken approx 300 hours & was close to complete collapsed on the floor.
It was a clay piece. I had been working with clay that was too soft, walls that were too think - well I am sure you can picture it, if you know much about clay work.
He was a magnificent dragon. The worst thing was I hadn't taken any photos. When this sort of thing happens you wish you had proof - look at all the hard work I did, the piece didn't work out but I did make it see my picture.
I spent a lot of time hearing the horror stories of others yesterday - they're like war wounds and I think every artist carries at least one. It's my first big one & I hope my last, but I'm sure that since I love working with clay it probably won't be the last!!

Sunday, July 22, 2007

Starting Out!!!

Hello and welcome.
I have absolutely no idea what I am doing here.
Please be patient with me & drop by again occasionly.
I do hope this blog will improve as I learn more and find out what I can do.