Faith Ann's Profile
The process begins in my garden...
With my grandmother’s rolling pin and fine white clay, I create a lasting impression of my favorite leaves and garden blossoms. I use those slabs of wet clay to construct both decorative and functional pieces by hand in my small studio or at the old picnic table under the old ginkgo tree in my Milwaukee backyard.
Following a lengthy drying process, I "watercolor glaze" each piece between multiple ceramic firings. The result of this 6 to 8 week process is a limited number of quietly elegant pieces.
A Wisconsin watercolor artist and potter for over 20 years, I've married a lifelong fondness for wildflowers & local perennials with my intricately detailed “ceramic canvases” and signature watercolor-glazing techniques. You might see me working on the newest piece, at the…
- Born on November 10
- Joined July 11, 2009
CLAY, fantastic textured Ginkgo leaves, delicate Lily of the Valley slips, sturdy Prairie Cone flowers, dependable Hosta varieties, bouquets of tall Allium, spring Wisconsin wildflowers, Wild Geranium cuttings, Bleeding heart cuttings, lacey green Northern Fern fronds, delicate white Spring Snowdrop blossoms, bright red Summer Tulips, and intricate Queen Annes Lace