Clay Every Day – Day 1

As part of my plan to improve my art, I am proposing to Clay Every Day – and to post about it as often as possible.  I got this idea from a book I ran across  365: A Daily Creativity Journal: Make Something Every Day and Change Your Life  and was inspired by.   By keeping the creative juices flowing, I hope to dig deep and bring out my inner artist.

Today I worked on 2 different things – neither of them finished.

I’ve recently had a fascination with light gold, dark gold, black, and bronze as evidenced by this:

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I sat down and played with just 3 of the colors (leaving out the dark gold) and found that the combination of bronze, light gold, and black look a LOT like red meat with marbled fat!  I made the following pendant and then mixed the rest of the batch together to make a pretty metallic brown instead of making meat!

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See?? Meat.

I recently picked up a texture sheet and was playing around with orange and purple using it – here’s the texture sheet w/purple clay.

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And here’s what I created!

2013-09-22 14.12.27I’m not quite finished with it – need to clean up the lines and such.

As I finish up these projects by curing them and using them in jewelry creations, I’ll revisit them in a later post!

Till later!

Nee Nee Ree

 

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2 Comments to "Clay Every Day – Day 1"

  1. Pam's Gravatar Pam
    September 24, 2013 - 4:44 am | Permalink

    Congrats on your blog! Looking forward to reading about your artistic journey.

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