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Velocipedes

Velocipede (pron.: /vəˈlɒsəpiːd/; Latin for “fast foot”) is an umbrella term for any human-powered land vehicle with one or more wheels. (wikipedia.org)

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Honey Pot

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Gulliver’s Goose

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Transitional Fossils Gravy Boat

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Ginger Beer Bottles

Old stoneware bottles often used for ginger beer.  Collectors like the ones with the original advertising glazed in.  I like to make my compositions on the blank bottles. There are three in this gallery.  

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Courthouse Crock

Victoria County Courthouse and Classic Seating-  4 gallons of architecture and chairs.  

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Humboldt

Porcelain squid lamp with remote control color changing  bulb.

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Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Pastiche of slip cast porcelain Christmas decorations: priest candle holders and little Santas.

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Seescape

Images mixed from my personal photo archive, 1983 to present.

Life After Flesh

Retablo 2012

2012 retablo donated to the Nave Museum for their annual Dia de los Muertos auction. “Life After Flesh”:  Man has long imagined a life after flesh.   What remains of our ancestors are bits of information, ...

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Untitled (first in a series)

Wall sculpture: Ceramic, wood, pitch fork, barbed wire, nails. 50″ x 12″ x 14″

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Tryptic Jug 2

Found ceramic with fired image transfer

Butter Goddesses

Made for my sister, homage to female nurturing.

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Dive In

A deep watering dish, take your chances and dive in.

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Jug O’ Cocktails

Modern mix up of old ingredients.

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Shadows

Kaleidoscopic hand shadows by tallow light.

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Venus of Atascosa in Jeans

Large ceramic  sculpture in five pieces.

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Common Science

Scientific images contemporary to the found jug and  more modern top and bottom borders of the DNA molecule and my own digitized voice waveform.

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Blue Goose Redux

Counter-kitsch:  I find a blue goose, duck  or any farm animal with ribbon around it’s neck and I want to “rework” it.  My first stoneware jug, “A Horse Distilled”, had a blue heart and a ...

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Nudes Descending a Staircase

A Composite Collage of 19th century photographic motion studies fired onto an antique Jug. The images are by Eadweard Muybridge (1830- 1904).  His study of a nude female descending stairs (1885) inspired Marcel Duchamp’s (1887-1968) ...

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A Horse Distilled

My first found jug composition.  Vintage deconstruction of a horse with classical elements.

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Walk Softly

Surreal childhood memories, my little sister and me.

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Retablo 2011

2011 retablo donated to the Nave Museum for their annual Dia de los Muertos auction. “Devotion to the Integrity of Science Education”.

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War Paint

Commentary on history repeating itself and modern robber barons.  Hand built stoneware eagle with Cherokee war paint, contemporary and historic imagery.

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Facets of Venus

Concrete, steel and Raku ceramic.  Each facet QR code can be scanned with a smart phone and will bring up an image of an ancient, classical or modern female form.

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Border Bean Pot

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Rooks

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Proper Attire

Victorian corsets and fur vs. the 1920′s French folly girls.

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Digital Wind Chime

Scan the wind-catcher with a smart phone to play the sound of the wind chime.

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Living on the Edge

Lake Livingston.  This tree was soon removed and a bulkhead was put in so a house could be built.

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Tryptic Jug 1

Hand built and thrown stoneware with image transfer and hand painted under-glazes.

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Water Rings

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Three Worlds

Fire Spirit

Fire Spirit

Christmas Stalking

Christmas Stalking

Calendar Cat

Sebastian

Crawdads

Crayfish

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Banjo

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Nature Trail

Items collected by my nephew at Lake Livingston.