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New horses for 2010

I have been dying to be able to announce these two new pieces ever since last Mayhem, when Sarah first showed them to us while they were still in progress. Sarah has more information about “Elsie” and “Oliver” on her blog, and as she mentions the two will be produced in earthenware here at Blackberry Lane.

These will be the first non-mini edition, and I am excited about the opportunity to work on a larger ‘canvas’. I also have a soft spot for broodmares. When Sarah explained that she wanted to do a set that touched on the universal theme of motherhood, I was sure I wanted to produce them. Even so, I wasn’t really prepared for how much these two really resonate with me.

Which is probably a good thing, because while their “story” makes my heart sing, that mare’s tail is making my mold-making mind reel! I have no doubt that we’ll get them translated into ceramic, but I suspect they will make for some interesting blog posts before it’s all over.

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Thistle auction

There are more pictures of the claybody custom Highland Pony mare, “Thistle”, on the website now. (There is a second page of pictures that is linked to that page.) Her auction page is up on the Auction Barn here, though it doesn’t go live until 8pm.

She’ll be the last piece from the studio before I go on hiatus following my surgery, but I’ll explain more about that in a later post.

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