Tag Archives: Clay

Three New Four-Inch Tiles

This is one of several new designs for this summer season. I like the eyes of the otter, so the new seal and fox designs might be reworked to have similar eyes. The x-ray style, common among the Alaskan Coastal … Continue reading

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Twelve-Inch Plaster Mold Tiles

This is part of the studio space where I make tiles. I’m currently working on a large mural that has nineteen twelve-inch tiles and fifty-one four-inch plant impressions. I make the original and then cast a plaster mold of the … Continue reading

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Collagraph Plate, Wolves

Plate used to print wolves tile constructed of matte board and 140 lb. cotton rag etching paper. Glued together with gesso and coated with acrylic medium. The plate is good for 100 or so printings. The tiles I print with … Continue reading

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Four Spotted Skimmer Dragonfly

Six-inch Dragonfly, $75 Contrary to popular belief, the mosquito is not Alaska’s state insect. That would be the four spotted skimmer dragonfly. The four spots are on the leading edge of the wings. They get fairly large, four to six-inch … Continue reading

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Three Hares

Three Hares, six-inch, $75 Cook Inlet glacial clay art tile with collagraph printed hares in x-ray style of coastal Inuqiaq. Three hares, three ears, yet each hare has two ears! A while back I made a large woodcut (about 3-1/2′ … Continue reading

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Caribou

Caribou Six-Inch Caribou, $75 Collagraph print on clay tile body made from local glacial mud flats. The x-ray style, the depiction of the insides such as the ribs and stomach, is common to the coastal native Alaskans such as the … Continue reading

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Horizontal Pictogram: Seal, Fox, Caribou

Horizontal Pictogram: Seal, Fox, Caribou 6″ x 6″ x 3/8″, $65 Copper plate engraving, printed on slipped glacial clay, mason stains, cone 6 oxidation.

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