Making a Ceramic Mug and Plate
In this studio vlog, I have a pottery wheel throwing video for you that features a real-time demo where I create an altered ceramic mug and fancy plate from clay.
Studio Vlog #002 – Studio Reveal and Carving a Mug (Mishima)
Revealing my completed studio renovation plus some behind-the-scenes footage of my new sketchbook and how I carve my illustrations into a mug.
Studio Vlog #001 – Saying Hello and Throwing a Mug
Watch my video update on the studio renovation and enjoy some relaxing behind-the-scenes pottery making.
Making Garden Bird Mini Tiles
A little glimpse into the making of my newest series of handmade, ceramic mini art tiles inspired by common garden birds. It all starts with a sketch and the desire to bring a new idea to life.
Fragments from Bird on a Wire
Lately, I have been working to the timeless music of Leonard Cohen. I will always remember the first time that I heard one of his songs. It was Bird on a Wire.
Reflections on Family Tradition
For as long as I can remember, our family celebrated the holidays with pomegranates. On Christmas Eve, we would place our stockings at the end of the bed. In the morning, each stocking would always be filled with small gifts and topped with the heavy, red fruit.
The Silhouettes of Trees at Night
The minute I discovered these images from Art Young's pen and ink drawing series "Trees at Night" from the 1920s, I was completely enthralled by them. There has always been something about the shapes and movements of trees that has called to me.
Fragments from Letters to a Young Poet
Despite the title, Rilke’s words are not limited to only the young or only poets. Over the past year, I have been reading (and re-reading) the letters and found them quite moving.