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Maryellen Newton
I'm a sculptor.
I'm a sculptor.

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New Face
Here is my latest face.  I almost scraped it and recycled the clay.  It was a head study with a model but looks nothing like the model at all.  I called it a country song entitled "I don't know who the Hell I was looking at but it surely wasn't you!"  But o...

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My first small head.
After having so much trouble with a small head my teacher Robin gave a small head tutorial and this is my results.  It looks much better then my last but I still need work.  It was originally a small bust but I cut the head off as I don't care of busts.  So...

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A new lighter challenge.
I didn't do well with the whole piece a week challenge for many reasons: two arm injuries, busy summer with kids, low motivation.  Last week at class I struggled so much with a face that I really need to focus on faces or my work won't improve.  So the new ...

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New piece number 18.
This piece started as a full figure from a model.  I caught a cold and missed the last session with the model so I just cut the legs off and the arms and made a torso.  It's a small piece only about 6 inches tall but I really like this size.  Perhaps I'll m...

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Sculpture 17
Over Christmas my fave mouse went flying and smashed on the cement floor.  So I made a new mouse.

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My first finished piece of 2016.

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The first sculpture of 2016.
Here is another face box that  brings my challenge total up to 16.  I'm extending my challenge until the end of the year.  I want to get used to daily studio work even when I'm not in the mood.  Also my first finished piece of 2016.

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My newest piece.
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Sculpture number 15.
I've had a very productive month which is unusual for the holiday season.  My shoulder is just about 100% and I'm working on getting my elbow back into shape.  I have some great ideas I want to explore and I'm recommitted to pursuing sculpture and my challe...

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Sculpture 14 A small box.

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