Blue Storm

Blue Storm Here we have a fine example of 18th century techniques using bisque tiles and base using only cobalt for coloring. The choice of color in context of a storm at sea with lightning striking all around was quite easy since cobalt is blue. The more cobalt the more blue and shading is done with finely tuning the amount of cobalt one lays on the tile. Working on this

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Blue Guitarist Picasso Tribute

Blue Guitarist A Picasso Tribute This hand painted tile is part of a project using techniques from the 18th century in Spain. Using a simple bisque base and natural metals. The metals used are cobalt for blue, copper for green, and manganese for tan to brown. I actually wanted to do this all with cobalt and make it closer to the original Picasso painting but the idea was to learn

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Flowers and Forests

This is a section of Nature Photographs and includes many photographs of flowers and forests. All the photos are available for use on websites when you request using our contact form and pay any fees or comply with instructions you will be sent. The photography section will grow as I scan in the photos from years ago. Watch for changes all the time. Bee Pollinating Flowers

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Town Living (Vida Del Pueblo)

Town Living Vida del Pueblo by: Richard Siegel Living in town represents a work depicting life in cities. People living one on top of the other. Dimensions of Work: 22cm x 20cm (8.5″ x 8″) x 24cm height (9.5″) 4.8kg Weight Materials: Red Clay Variety of engobe colors Clear lacquer Signed “Rick” dated  (2016) About the artist: This work passed 3 times into an oven, each time 24 hours. Twice

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Lake Baikal and Olkhon Island

It was 1981 and there I was traveling to a small island on Lake Baikal. It was a long journey to get there as I did go overland. The goal was to watch the total Solar Eclipse that was about to happen. I was lucky enough to get a ride on a Russian Navy vessel to the island for viewing as the tourist boats were all filled. This turns out

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Royal Walker – Ceramic Work

Royal Walker – Ceramic Work With his regal face, straight stature this bizarre avant-garde work of art is something to make any collection stand out. The crown of the king is threaded with color fiber optic that can be connected to a simple battery and lit up for night or dark display purposes. Siegel’s use of fiber optics in his ceramic works started in 2013 and several pieces use this

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Man Against The Wind

Man Against the Wind Sculpture by: Richard Siegel 2015 Against the Wind is a ceramic work created as an exercise in creating motion in a ceramic work of art. The work shows a man blown by strong winds as he works hard to make his way down a stone strewn road. Dimensions: The work is 45cm (17 inches) length 42cm height 25cm (9 3/4 inches) width Materials and Techniques: Barra

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Forms – Ceramic Sculpture

Forms is an avant-garde ceramic work combining imagery worked into forms which stretch the imagination with the use of known and unknown shapes and direction. Using the best Valenciano clays, Spanish engobe coloring, cuerda seca lacquers, and plastic add on forms. This work of art takes the senses on a trip through the known and comforting to the unknown and uncomfortable combining . Dimensions: The work is 53cm (20 3/4

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Chained To Love – Encadenados Por Amor

Chained To Love – Encadenados Por Amor by Rick Siegel Copyright 2015 Created with a course grey clay from the River Turia this work takes a common everyday item and entwines it with love. Creating relationships to a special commonality joining the banal to the sublime. Formed with clay are 2 tow hooks, similar to what a tow truck would be using, with symbolic heads. Through the holes to hold

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The Wave – Ceramic Sculpture by Richard Siegel

The Wave Here is a ceramic sculpture that captures the imagination. Motion, life, and body mold into one wave formation. Water rises to the apex where it comes back in the form of the earthly hand to take the crystal ball of the future into its’ grasp.

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