Author Archives: Ed Mighell

About Ed Mighell

Former civil engineer turned artist. Received BFA in printmaking. I developed a nice tile clay body using the glacial clay from the inlet next to Anchorage. I sell at the Anchorage weekend market, Anchorage Museum, Alaska Native Heritage Center, and Alaska Native Arts Foundation. Also started going outside to large arts and crafts fares.

New Fisherman Plate

The old plate is in the upper left above and overlapped by the new plate that is being cut out of 300-lb cotton rag etching paper. The cut pieces that will be glued to a matte board are visible in … Continue reading

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Sailorboy Pilot Bread

Six-inch Square, Sailorboy Pilot Bread Art Tile, $75 Originally made this design as one of the thirteen 12″ tiles for Nana Development Corporation, one of the many native alaskan owned businesses that are fairly common these days. I can’t tell … Continue reading

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Glaze Tests

I Haven’t posted in over two months, and I thought the summer was too busy. This post will be on the technical side, and you can skip the first part if you like. Three of the tiles, with small white … Continue reading

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Several New Designs

Here are several new designs: dragonfly, new seal, walrus on the top row, a swan turning into a salmon, muskox, and pendants on the second row, and on the fourth row a single owl, and an bald eagle. It’s been … Continue reading

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More Plant Impression Tiles

I took these plant impressions to the Chicago Botanic Garden art fare. Ten each of the creme and blue background colored impressions sold, compared to only six of the green background colored tiles. Hmmmm, greens are not as popular. Sold … Continue reading

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Ravens and a Flower

Four four-inch tiles. The ravens are done with a two part glaze process where I apply a strontium carbonate based glaze underneath one of my usual glazes. It gives the top glaze a reduction fired look, or a variegated matte/semimatte … Continue reading

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Tiles for the Botanic Gardens and an Old Tile Manufacturer

Went to the Denver March Powwow to sell art tiles the end of last month. The economy is still soft and I didn’t sell enough to cover all the expenses, but I did get to see my Dad, brother, and … Continue reading

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