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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

the second wave

look what I found in the kiln this morning!

experimental pieces... need some tweaking but kind of fun

barnacles

corals

urchins

my favorites out of this batch

and some ocean bling for your lobes

a coral reef necklace in progress 
It's got barnacles, coral texture and sea anemones!

A little barnacle, sea anemone urchin thingie.
Did I tell you I love clay?



but don't worry!
There IS still some metal in the works :)


love ~tess

11 comments:

  1. looks like you've been having lots of fun!

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  2. Amy I have! How did you firing go? Did you try it yet?

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  3. Love seeing your progress on these Tess, I am excited about the direction you are going with this new work! Love the new blog banner too :-)
    Jaime

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  4. The texture, the colors, the...Everything!!! I LOVE these and can't wait to see what they get turned into!

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  5. Your banner is soooooo cute! I also love your urchins...especially that little pink one.

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  6. Tess....way to go....lovely, unique, unusual, romantically scientific, little creations. As for the banner.....well I LOVE IT!

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  7. Jaime ~ I have really been trying to take pictures all along this process. I work like a butterfly moving from one direction to another and I wanted to try and capture this adventure! Thank you for the blog banner love :)

    Jenny ~ Thank you so much!

    Sierra ~ Thanks lady! I have a ton of ideas for these little guys. I just need to find the time to execute!

    Sandi ~ I didn't think I would like the pink one as much as I did. It turned out great! Thank you so much.

    Sue~ Eeeek! So many lovely words all at once :) Thank you so much!

    Gunilla ~ thank you so much! How's the weather back in Finland? Are the trees changing colors yet?

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  8. they really did come out great. i love the colors, shapes and textures.

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  9. Go go goooo!!!! You are on a path to glory, lady :) xoxox

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Please forgive me if I don't respond personally to you.
I always try but sometimes time just flies away!
love ~tess