Author Archives: christifriesen

About christifriesen

I am an artist because I must be. My mind wanders and my fingers follow. Just feed me a little more chocolate and I'll be fine.

World Chocolate Day – yum

It’s world chocolate day today. oh boy. i’m kinda into chocolate. it’s a girl thing. or an artist thing… or possibly just a human thing. anyway, here’s a fun lil’ chocolate-inspired project i made a while back, in case you … Continue reading

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choose joy

This piece is called “Becoming Self-Aware” because i was thinking about plants and if they have any self-awareness in the way that animals do… and then i thought that it’s really a continuum, isn’t it? from being a living thing … Continue reading

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island head

My head is in Hawaii. ¬†Wish my body were too. But i can’t complain – both were there just a month ago. Hawaii always inspires me. Everything is lush, colorful, full of life. I’m finishing content right now for the … Continue reading

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it’s time

This past week I was at a retreat for polymer artists in Shrinemont (Orkney Springs, VA).¬†There are lots of different kinds of retreats out there for creative folks, but they all have one thing in common – getting together with … Continue reading

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the clay will say when i’m done

I thought i was done with bowls for a while. nope. the clay had other ideas, so here are more – several bowls, and a few cabochons too (which are just inside-out bowls, really) apparently, the clay will say when … Continue reading

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things with wings, and a gecko

ok. done with bowls for now, but had to get in some dragonflies, bugs and a random gecko. the end.

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five fishes, and octopus and a butterfly for no reason

making bowls because they’re fun and i’ve decided to follow fun in my studio as much as i can. it seems more authentic than “making art” don’t you think?

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