STUDIO PROCESS

Where it all begins: making the clay

Hashing out the head of "Metempsicosis"

The beginning of "Metempsicosis"

Constructing the dress for "Metempsicosis"

Constructing "Metempsicosis" with stoneware and porcelain

Finished sculpting "Metempsicosis" and waiting to dry

Constructing the long boat, "Varado", with slabs

Working on the head for "Varado"

Sculpting figure for "Varado"

"Varado" in the works

The boat, "Varado", before firing

Unloading the bisque. Gotta transport with the gator!

Glazing "Guerrero Pequeño"

Glazing "Rise"

Loading the glaze firing for the soda kiln

Fu dog awaiting the soda firing

My incredible soda-firing team helping brick up the kiln door. Ryan Labar, Ryan Rebo, Jakob Hasslacher, and Ted Juve.

Unloading the soda kiln

The soda kiln

The beginning of the cherubs for "One Hundred Monkey Thereom, a.k.a. I Love Rock and Roll"

One Hundred Monkey Thereom, a.k.a. I Love Rock and Roll

Building the vines on "One Hundred Monkey Thereom, a.k.a. I Love Rock and Roll"

Applying glaze on "One Hundred Monkey Thereom, a.k.a. I Love Rock and Roll"

Matilda

Building on the wall with supports (anything will do)

Studio at the Archie Bray

Contructing "Confessa"

"Aftermath"

"Aftermath" terra cotta drying

The Skull Catrina

Bisqued and wash layer applied before glazing

Putting a wash of copper on before glazing

Bisque firing

Glaze before being fired