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After years as a graphic designer by day and an artist by night, I finally made the jump to being full time artist as a tile maker in 1999, starting Red Step Studio in Bremerton, Washington. I have been making and selling my tiles since then at juried art shows, Flower & Garden shows, galleries and select retail stores on the West Coast.

All my tiles are completely handmade with great attention to detail and quality; it is a 30 step process that takes up to eight weeks to complete. I use simple wood carving tools, paintbrushes, a hand operated slab roller and an electric kiln to make my tiles one at a time, giving each my signature of unrivaled depth, texture and liveliness not replicated by other tile making methods.

With a wire embedded in the back of each tile, these pieces of art can be hung on a wall, or as they lay flat, can be…

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About

After years as a graphic designer by day and an artist by night, I finally made the jump to being full time artist as a tile maker in 1999, starting Red Step Studio in Bremerton, Washington. I have been making and selling my tiles since then at juried art shows, Flower & Garden shows, galleries and select retail stores on the West Coast.

All my tiles are completely handmade with great attention to detail and quality; it is a 30 step process that takes up to eight weeks to complete. I use simple wood carving tools, paintbrushes, a hand operated slab roller and an electric kiln to make my tiles one at a time, giving each my signature of unrivaled depth, texture and liveliness not replicated by other tile making methods.

With a wire embedded in the back of each tile, these pieces of art can be hung on a wall, or as they lay flat, can be used as a trivet or coaster.

Combined with solid color background field tiles, these decorative tiles can be permanent installations in a kitchen backsplash, tub surround or fireplace. For more tiles, visit www.redstep.com

All designs are original and copyright protected.

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