A few years ago, I tried my hand at a handful of ceramic spice tins.
It was a premature and unfocussed effort. While those sweet works eventually found homes, in my artist’s heart they were close but not fully realized. They were something I needed to circle round to again.
I could be more patient. I could be more handy with my materials. I could be more.
Happily, just in time for the season of flavors and family, of memories and good smells, may I present my more?
THIS time I got what I wanted: The More from my hands and heart.
I got the Stoned Soul Picnic of spiciness and love!
Here is a realization in every sense. Here is an ending and a beginning. Here is sweet and spicy jubilation!
–Liz Crain, who understands how repetition and working in series feeds the necessary learning to fulfill the original impulse.