Monthly:February 2011

Distilling the Rio Sonora – a Great Weekend

Several weeks ago, we took 13 friends along with us on a trip to Mexico.  Many of them had never met. Our idea was to given them an condensed experience of the things that we enjoy doing and seeing when we are there.  What you’re about to read is basically a report, that in no way captures or conveys, just how much fun the trip was, but if nothing else, it might give you some idea of what you might […]

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Denver’s Urban Folklore – Random photos

One of the fun things for me when working away from home is the opportunity for different kinds of photos whether it be people, buildings or what have you. Now that I’ve reported the essentials of the sculpture piece and plaster I thought I would post some photos that I took during that time. Easy because no dialogue is needed. Let’s call it a photo essay – Denver’s Urban Folklore. The newly opened Native American Galleries Navajo rugs from the […]

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Drywall Plaster Notes from Denver

For those who are interested here are some notes about the plaster we applied to the drywall panels behind the sculpture. The museum mounted the panels for us leaving ¼ inch depth from the surrounding frame. I wanted to do this because we frequently get questions about plastering over drywall or similar surfaces. All to often I watch people run out and buy what I would consider to be excessively expensive pre-mixed clay plaster products when it is so simple […]

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Mud Woman Continues – Part 2

So much for trying to post photos on a daily basis while working in Denver. I knew it wasn’t likely, but I thought I would try. As it turned out, after my initial post reality took over. On days 2, 3 and 4 we worked til closing, rushed back to the hotel for a quick change of clothes and then out to one dinner after another. If it were a normal weekend for the museum I don’t think it would […]

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