Sculpture

Working on this one

Asked the grape vine if she minds

Go ahead she said

 

NFS

She cut her long hair

Oopsy the scissors slipped

What will mother say

 

Mixed media

A divine clear orb

Landed on this sculptures head

Blessings from spirit

 

Life size terracotta with underglazes

Bird of the dark moon

Black Raven says nevermore

Enchanted creature

 

Life size Terracotta with underglazes

Watching the shadows

acknowledging our dark side

So that we may grow

Terracotta with underglazes – Life size OAK

Passion and fury
Strong woman from Wonderland
Carroll’s Queen of Hearts

Terracotta with underglazes

Green tendrils and vines

Slender arms reach for the sun

Little bird sitting

 

Life sized ceramic sculpture – OAK

Broken in pieces

Staying strong, rising upwards

Never defeated

 

Terracotta and broken antique china

 

Snow moon and white dove

Warrior woman of peace

Way of compassion

One of a kind -White clay with black underglaze – Private collection

A new collection of unfired ceramic sculpture finished 6th Feb 2021.  I will probably do a bit more work on the underglazes.

Here are the three ceramic sculptures with a black background.

THE PETRIFIED FOREST

Terracotta with underglazes – Life-size – OAK

COMPASSION IN A BROKEN DISH

OAK – Life size – Fusion – Private collection Australia

I am creating an ongoing series of sculptures that are inspired by a dish of ancient broken china that was dug up in Avoca, Victoria and found at an antique shop in Maldon – Thank you Fiona

LITTLE YOGINI

Bronze

DREAMING SHARD [Alice after the tea-party]

OAK- life size – Fusion

SUNKISSED

BRONZE

[limited edition 17] – Orders taken
3 in private collections – 2 Australia, 1 Italy

March hare broke the china – Ceramic and antique china

THE AVOCA SHARD [Alice after the tea party 3]

OAK – Fusion [relief]

A FRAGMENT IN TIME [Alice after the tea party 4]

OAK – Fusion

THE SHARD OF LIFE [Alice after the tea party 5]

OAK – Fusion

GIRL WITH AN APPLE

Terracotta with underglazes – OAK –  Private collection Italy

BROKEN [Alice after the tea party 6]

Fusion – OAK [relief]

TRANCENDING TRANSIENCE

Fusion – OAK [relief]

LITTLE BALLERINA SITTING
Bronze [limited edition] – orders taken
3 in private collections

BLACK RAIN MESSENGER

Life size – Oak – Fusion

Black rain messenger
Yellow tailed cockatoo
Low flying prophet

PEACE

Bronze on wooden stand – limited edition

A transformation
Skin to clay, wax and metal
Now a small bronze bust

SLEEPING LADY NUMBER ONE

OAK life size – Ceramic – Private collection Italy

FROM THE EARTH

Fusion – Life size head OAK – Private collection Australia

THE PETRIFIED FOREST

OAK -Terracotta clay with underglazes

WHITE COCKATOO GIRL

Life size OAK – White clay with underglazes

Three sculptures that were on show at the Ash Tree Gallery, Taradale, Vic., 2019 – group exhibition of artists from the Tara Creative Centre and part of the Castlemaine Fringe Festival…Curator Kate Osborne.

THE RAT AND I

The rodent and I

Singing little ratty songs

Happy together

– Terra-cotta with finish – OAK

KISS OF NIGHT

Life size OAK-FUSION

Clouds embrace rose
Mystic veil much thinner now
Nights kiss coming down

Raven black as coal
Wings bring obsidian gifts
Snowflake dreams inside

OBSIDIAN TEACHINGS – Ceramic with finishes – OAK

PUSHING THROUGH THE PAIN – Ceramic

Vortex energy
Slumbering rocks grow lichen
Brown lizard basking

BROWN LIZARD BASKING_FUSION_OAK

Never divided
We fall to earth regardless
Snow white dove of peace

NEVER DIVIDED_FUSION_OAK

Letting it all go
Like the brown snakes on the rocks
Learning to shed skins

LEARNING TO SHED SKINS-FUSION-OAK

Like the candle glow
Light divine fills dark spaces
Hope is refulgent

LIGHT DIVINE_FUSION_OAK

Hair grows a lizard
Shape shifting shaman woman
Dreamtime brings knowing

DREAMTIME BRINGS KNOWING-FUSION-OAK-LIFESIZED

Snow and clinker-bells
Frost crunches under cold feet
Harshest winter yet

SNOW AND CLINKER-BELLS_FUSION_OAK_Life sized head

Green halcyon days
Trees beholden to no-one
Sweet breath of nature

GREEN HALCYON DAYS_FUSION_OAK

WHO COULD FORGET ALICE
Terracotta with underglazes – OAK

Trees hide miracles
Rock a bye feathered ones
Just a little nest

THE BIRDS NEST-FUSION-OAK-Lifesize – Private collection

Gum leaves and blossom
Branches embrace a wee nest
High up in a tree

BIRDS NEST LADY-OAK-FUSION- Life size

Named Druantia
She-Spirit of the forest
Spreading green magick

SPIRIT OF THE FOREST-FUSION-OAK-Lifesize

After Sunday’s storm
On the path some mistletoe
Clay and wood unite

AFTER THE STORM-FUSION-OAK-Lifesize

From enchanted lands
Black Brobdingnagian crow
Green egg of rebirth

BLACK BROBDINGNAGIAN CROW-FUSION-OAK-

She of the forest
Listen hard you will hear her
Singing her green healing songs

SHE OF THE FOREST-FUSION-OAK – Private collection

Pretty little mask

World sees only half of her

High up in a tree

 

Terracotta and underglazes

Magical barn owl
Awareness from the shadows
Heart shaped messages

HEART SHAPED MESSAGES_FUSION_OAK_LIFESIZED

A face on a tree

Watching all who pass on by

Up the garden path

 

Terracotta and underglazes

 

 

 

 

Traveling dark roads
Cimmerian shade covers all
Crow dreaming brings light

CIMMERIAN SHADE_FUSION_OAK_LIFE SIZE

Yogini’s Grotto
Talking trees and forest folk
Green meditation

THE YOGINI’S GROTTO-FUSION-OAK

Private collection, Australia

Alice is her name
Inspiration from Lewis
Sad end to my tale

ALICE AND THE FUNERAL OF THE MARCH HARE-OAK-CERAMIC-HANDPAINTED-18 inches high 9 inches at base – OAK

The crow has landed
Shadows of the underworld
Darkness grows the light

THE CROW HAS LANDED-GLAZED CERAMIC-Life size-OAK-Private collection Australia

An uprooted tree
Flowing downstream, grows into
The Vaughan Springs Dryad

VAUGHAN SPRINGS DRYAD-FUSION, OAK

Strange days indeed John
Of big fishes and women
Seeding the whole world

Title-STRANGE DAYS INDEED-Fusion – OAK

Wondrous silver orb
Blue air sings pearly moon songs
Bewitching Goddess

PEARLY MOON SONGS-FUSION-OAK-Life size relief head

PEARLY MOON SONGS – FUSION, OAK – Hanging next to my two paintings

MOTHER AND CHILD – Ceramic with bronze patina- OAK

THE SCREAM OF THE FALLEN MISTLETOE – FUSION, OAK

THE EMERGENCE – OAK – FUSION. Life-size head – Private collection

THE DRYADS KNOT –
FUSION- OAK –
Private collection

MEDUSA –
FUSION [Ceramic, gold leaf, antique frame] OAK – Private collection Australia

LITTLE FISH GIRL – OAK – Ceramic – Private collection Australia