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"
The boat, "Varado", before firing
Unloading the bisque. Gotta transport with the gator!
Glazing "Guerrero Pequeño"
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.
The beginning of the cherubs for "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"
Building on the wall with supports (anything will do)
Studio at the Archie Bray
"Aftermath" terra cotta drying
Bisqued and wash layer applied before glazing
Putting a wash of copper on before glazing