New for the Summer of 2007
Sue has developed a
new technique that we call "Naked Raku", if done
correctly, Sue achieves a very smoothly polished form, with dark
crackle and dots on white. The piece shown here (upper
left) she scratched the image of a cat into the glaze.
The pots above on
the right have little dollops of slip attached when the pot is
wet as if Sue was decorated a cake.
The large bowl on
the left, Sue has incised into the piece to create a wonderful
pattern. The glaze breaks over the pattern with a lot of
Emily wanted fresh eggs and were willing to take on the task of
Sue doing the construction of the baby coop
five hens and three roosters, the photo shows a two day chick
and then at one month.
the AuSable Valley we now have an Organic Pig Farmer and we get
all our pork from them now. We have a baker who raises his
own bees and hens and uses their wonderful ingredients in his
baked goods, (I have to remember to place my birthday cake
order) we have in the works an organic cheese factory and beef
and goats fed with the organic hay that is being grown all
add to that will be our own eggs.
painting, thinking, biking, hiking, web building and I have
plans for more of the same
and hopefully two new books that I am presently writing.
I am also in rehearsal for, "Below the Belt", a play
by Richard Dresser
which will be at the Recovery Lounge in Early October 2007.
and I were part of a very big grant that the Lake Placid Center
for the Arts wrote. It was called World Drumming
Initiative and gave 10 area schools $2,000 worth of Remo drums
each. We had a wonderful workshop with Portland Taiko
(highlighted in the Spring 2007 Eating Art) and then in May we
did 20 hours of workshops in five
of the area schools and in the fall we will see the other five
everything else Sue managed to make some new silk pieces,
I photographed this one just before it went out the door.