Hello Magical Musical Mates!
I have had a busy couple of weeks, after finishing up my songwriting frenzy in February but I wanted to check in before March ends. I have had a great month, on March 10 I got to play at Phoenix Children’s Hospital for Arizona Chicks with Picks, they send a volunteer every second Friday of the month and what a cool place to play, very fun! If you are ever at the hospital check out “The Zone”, wowza! And they have asked me back so I agreed to play May 12 again!
My musical focus for now will be to do some professional quality recording of a song to begin working on an EP hoping to release in early 2018. I am looking into professional studios locally and investigating cost. Also finding musicians and finalizing the arrangement of the song I plan to record in my head so I can direct my ‘band’. More on this whole process to be shared soon. All very exciting and compelling to me!
Artwise I have been working on a musically themed mosaic raku piece, from a broken raku ukulele that lent itself well to a new series I had been thinking about beginning. I can’t seem to get photos to do raku justice, this piece is pretty flashy. These small mosaic frames have given my art mind a whole new path to run along, I want to put some larger pieces together using multiple frames. So many ideas, so little time!
Also firing our woodfire kiln for the second time consumed a lot of energy, time and focus, with wonderful results-
Some pieces take a ‘beating’ and this little guy is cracked on the other side slightly but I love it!
If anyone is interested Jill Spawn, who is Desert Dragon Pottery’s longest term member (!) did a great blog of the building of our kiln here, really fun stuff with pictures of Puff’s creation-
Thank you to everyone who took the time to get this far and to every act of creativity you can muster! I will be back very soon with more fun adventures in art and music!!
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