Marsha Panthera's Profile
As an artist I have been making figures for over 12 years. My artwork is made using Scupley III and Premo clay and delicate parts are reinforced for durability. The vivid saturated colors and shape possibilities inspire me to keep improving my work. What keeps me working so hard is the challenge to create little seasonal populations of creatures. I like to emulate an organic quality and magic and mystery to my pieces.
Growing up on a farm in Illinois I was always surrounded by my cats, dogs, hereford cattle, and chickens. Mom would set up the folding table for me outside to work with modeling clay. Clay had been banned from the house due to my three older siblings. One particular shadowbox turned out quite well that featured a garden with fence and small critters. People noticed I could draw and shape things well. I'm not sure exactly what happened but as my academic skills…
- Born on August 4
- Joined September 13, 2006
- Marsha Panthera
- Cottage Grove, MN, United States