Birds of a Feather (inspired painting)

Sometimes when I read a story or a poem, images just pop up into my head and fill me with the wish to fix them on paper or a canvas. This is what happened when I read this truly magnificent and original short story “Birds of a Feather” by my dear friend Mary Cathleen Clark.Continue reading “Birds of a Feather (inspired painting)”

Proud to present… a Dragon!

I noticed that it´s been a long time since I´ve posted some pottery here – that´s not because I haven´t done any but because I find it rather difficult to make some decent pictures of my pieces. Most of the time the light is bouncing off the glaze like crazy and no one would beContinue reading “Proud to present… a Dragon!”

“Just give me some fish, will you?”

As you´ve seen on earlier posts, I´ve got a weakness for birds, especially when it comes to drawing them. But every once in a while, I just can´t resist, and have to form them in clay, as well:) This little fellow is supposed to be a Southern Rockhopper Penguin, although I have to admit, theContinue reading ““Just give me some fish, will you?””

How to tame a Harpy…

As you can see, I´ve really got a soft spot for winged women…:) In this case, it´s a Harpy -a mythological creature, which combines two main physical aspects: the face and upper body of a woman and the wings of a bird. I´ve been fascinated by these creatures ever since reading “Ronia the Robber´s Daughter”Continue reading “How to tame a Harpy…”