Painting In Layers

Spray painting the primer outside.
And more primer. it doubles as the sealer on the air-drying clay.
Painted a neutral base coat for light colored dogs.
Here I’m roughing out the general color scheme and beginning to blend the colors at the edges.

Candle Wall Sconce – Dog Style

ceramic dog sculpture - boxer mix 1I wanted to keep the depth as shallow as possible since it will hang from the wall, so I made the nose short because the tongue has to stick out a fair amount to hold the little votive candle. So it turned out to be a boxer mix. It will need to be painted and I’m not sure how the paint and the heat will work out. The nose still might be too close to the flame.  OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASee the whole collection.








ceramic dog sculpture - boxer detail