The end is upon us! 🙂 This past turn around the sun has been a good one- full of newness and travel, developing new work and exploring new materials. Meeting new people! STILL finishing up Backer perks/gifts! The more admittedly ‘difficult’ ones being the upper end sculptural/wearable pieces. While I had a vision towards what… Continue reading End of 2015
First of all it is the end of November! Apologies for being late with this link on the nano-blog, but here it is! Please take a moment to don your headphones and give this latest instalment a listen, and a heart! Even a comment on the Soundcloud site- you can add comments within the track… Continue reading cyber links & sales
trying to decide whether I change up the look here or not. I like the concept of scrolling images over a background… but uncertain as to how it works with my particular ‘brand’ of blog. Anyone care to share their opinion? Yay or Nei? 🙂 Meanwhile, this: [youtube https://youtu.be/djVWiEno0Tg] Happy Pride!!
Finally fired up the prototype Oven (Icelandic: Ofn) and everything was going smoothly… around 800f the kiln shelf cracked. Thankfully I had set it on a tripod configuration so everything remained stable. The pyrometer seemed to have difficulties at certain temps or staying on. Not sure what was up there- need to check the booklet that… Continue reading Raku ofn finally fired up!
55 backers pledged $5,695 to help bring this project to life! That said, I didn’t receive the full amount shown. Kickstarter takes a percentage plus, the credit card companies take a percentage, then there were banking issues.. you name it, obtaining this funding hasn’t been easy but it is no less appreciated! Massive gratitude for taking this campaign over the… Continue reading Kickstarter thank YOUs, Iceland & more
Last week I finally gathered the necessary ingredients to build a Raku kiln ‘photo-type’. 1/2″ fibre cloth, 2 cases of K23 kiln brick, fencing wire, galvanized steel waste bin, colloidal silica rigidizer plus a shelf, posts and digital pyrometer. I thought I’d best construct one of these kilns while I am still in Toronto and… Continue reading It’s freezing out, still.
Þorrablót celebrations are coming up in Toronto! The ICCT hosts a fun event. I will be working it this year, too! To start the celebrations and Spring cleaning I’m having a Spring cleaning SALE with coupon code: ICELAND2015 25% off everything in my Etsy shop. I’ve recently returned from Brooklyn and almost a month away there-… Continue reading Þorrablót