The making of "The Huntress"

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Dawn of a new day at the studio

This is where I start my day. an example of my work
   in early stages of development to the finished piece. 

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The Huntress is Born

I'm working on The Huntress, the first in the Domesticated Queen Cat series as depicted in the pictures below.

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The Huntress taking Shape

More detail work being done, note the texture in her dress.

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A Bird in the...

I've added the bird that she is holding proudly in her mouth.

  After I outline each letter, I carve it out of the leather hard clay.

After I outline each letter, I carve it out of the leather hard clay.

  Creating the letters is one of the fun things I enjoy. First, after drawing each letter on paper, I cut them out and place them on the clay.

Creating the letters is one of the fun things I enjoy. First, after drawing each letter on paper, I cut them out and place them on the clay.

 
 
 

It's finished!
From red clay, bisque fired with a white slip and colored underglazes, a clear glaze applied to select areas, and last, a final firing in the kiln.