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Raku U, an art event for my community

Yesterday was Raku U at Art 4 U Day, one of the many events taking place this year at the Port Moody Festival of the Arts. We had our usual spot in the parking lot behind the Port Moody Arts … Continue reading

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Raku-U at Port Moody Festival of the Arts

Who: You and your family What: Raku-U at Port Moody’s Art 4 U Day * When: Sunday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Where: Parking lot behind the Port Moody Arts Centre, 2425 Saint Johns Street, Port Moody, BC Why: Decorate … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about making ceramic beads

When I was in high school, I remember making beads out of red clay. I still have them. They’re fairly uniform and not bad for a sixteen-year-old. More recently, some of my friends from the studio were working on beads. … Continue reading

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A sweet rakued pony

Yesterday, my friend Gary climbed up our twenty-six stairs, reaching the somewhat flat area by our cottage. I was waiting to greet him. He took a look around, as it was the first time he’s been up on the hill. … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Interview: Paul Soldner

Paul Soldner passed away on January 4, 2011, in Claremont, California. This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Oral history interview with Paul Soldner, 2003 Apr. 27-28, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Preface … Continue reading

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Rhonda’s New Medium

I met Rhonda June Boothe in the early 1980s, during college days. She had a loom set up in her home…a beautiful thing made of light wood. I was struck by how esthetically pleasing her surroundings were. She lived in … Continue reading

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Gary’s Wild Horse Plains

When I think of horses and Montana, certain images come to mind: Aunt Susie’s horse, April, the Miles City Bucking Horse Sale, Plains Indians, pack horses in the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area, and Uncle Bill riding for Doc Pruyn’s cattle … Continue reading

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