logs and limbs, roots and pieces of driftwood inspire my work.
These pieces of oak, cypress, crepe myrtle or camphor wood I
find in my Florida environment. I find them in the form of tree
trimmings or limbs blown down in storms. Driftwood and gifts
of unusual pieces are also used.
I combine my different logs and limbs to create a figure. Then
the head must be formed and fired from ceramic clay or wood
and epoxy. When the piece is refined into one unit I am ready
to paint it in artist's oils. My previous experience as a painter
makes this an enjoyable task, as is the whole creation of my