Finished piece entered in Southport Spring Art Show - White raku clay clear satin matt glaze over copper oxide wash

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Comment by Carl Ray Crutchfield on June 4, 2016 at 4:44pm

thanks - currently in a show at East Carolina University.

Comment by Quampegan on June 1, 2016 at 9:52pm

This is gorgeous!

Comment by Cyndy shorter on March 19, 2015 at 1:45pm
Congrats Carl! It's a terrific piece.
Comment by Norm Stuart on March 19, 2015 at 12:34pm

Congratulations.  The mixed style makes it more interesting and to me more relateable.

Comment by Carl Ray Crutchfield on March 19, 2015 at 11:41am

latest news - piece won first place in 3d work at Southport.

Comment by Denice E. Demuth on March 3, 2015 at 9:07pm

Beautiful work and a wonderful story.     Denice

Comment by Norm Stuart on March 3, 2015 at 6:06pm

In that case I hope you made the lid of the tamatebako box unopenable.  It would be a mean trick to have your collector suddenly age by many decades the moment they first open the box.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urashima_Tar%C5%8D

Comment by Carl Ray Crutchfield on March 3, 2015 at 4:05pm

Thanks, Norm.  It seemed to flow pretty naturally from the story.  I was a bit bothered at first by the non-Asian appearance of the boat, but got use to it after a bit.  Appreciate the encouragement.  

Comment by Norm Stuart on March 3, 2015 at 2:01pm

Love it, especially the idea for the lid.

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