Puppy Armature
Sculpture

Creating a Simple Armature

“I will demonstrate how to create an armature for a stuffed toy puppy using basic techniques. As it’s a toy, it doesn’t need to be anatomically perfect. We start by completing a simple armature, then add paper and secure it with tape. After that, we apply clay for more detail and use additional wire for…

Research at the Lab
Art | Personal Stuff

Research at the Lab

Some individuals choose white lab coats for research; I opt for a swimsuit. Immersed, I observe watercolors, gradation, values, and chroma. I sense movement, temperature, and sunlight. These remembered impressions influence my painting or sculpture when I return to my easel.

Baby-G 1, a sculpture by artist Judy Salinsky.
Art | Sculpture

It’s Been a Minute…

Garibaldi Baby with blue spots Garibaldi Mom My Marine Life sculpture collection has grown; Mom and the kids were born at the Big New Foundry in Los Angeles, https://www.thebignew.co/, and Master Patina Erin did a perfect job blending the golds, greens, blues, and the reef of Burnt Sienna and gold for the base. Excellent. I…

Dahlia Flower. A relief sculpture of a Dahlia Flower in Bronze. See this public sculpture at Live Well San Diego in Southeast San Diego, CA
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Live Well San Diego Sculpture

Dreaming someday of creating my public art piece would take the experience I didn’t know would happen right in my backyard. Math instructor from our high school, San Dieguito High School in Encinitas. Class of I received a call from Manuletia Brown, my friend and sculptor artist of twenty-three years. She asked me if I…

Scripps Pier Painting
Art | Painting

Scripps Pier Painting

Embarking on creating the Scripps Pier painting was a deeply personal and transformative artistic odyssey. The journey was punctuated by countless moments of inspiration drawn from meticulous observations and fueled by collaborative ingenuity. My partnership with a skilled photographer and unwavering support from my husband played pivotal roles in this creative exploration. Scripps Pier Painting…

Learning the Process
Art | Painting | Sculpture

Learning the Process

“How Bronze Sculptures are Cast” I have been asked many times the process in creating bronze. The first sentence I ask is, “How much time do you have?” Sharing the process of creating a bronze sculpture takes more than five minutes, its lengthy and very fulfilling. I found this site in Oregon that is very…

The Fever, A sculpture by Judy Salinsky
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The Fever Exhibition

In this blog post, you will find out about the exhibition featuring Judy Salinsky’s ocean-inspired sculpture of a fever of stingrays. Some of the largest rays such as manta rays and cow nose rays never stop swimming and migrate in their thousands to feeding grounds each year. These large groups can reach up to 10,000 individuals and…

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Multiple Stingrays is a Fever

Multiple Stingrays, by definition, are called Fever, which I am creating in this blog. Creating multiple rays within a single sculpture is a meticulous and labor-intensive process that demands careful planning and the collaborative efforts of many skilled individuals. While the inception of an idea is merely the starting point, bringing that idea to fruition…

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Materials & Technique in Clay

I wanted to share the materials and techniques for creating the clay rays. The hours dedicated to refining the texture of the clay have proven to be a worthy investment. At first glance, one might not discern the meticulous effort poured into every inch of the sculpture, particularly in the initial stages captured in the…

Think about Crowdfunding for a Public Art Piece
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Think about Crowdfunding for a Public Art Piece

Think about crowdfunding for a public art piece. First thought: create three small rays; their setting will be two swimming alongside each other and the third peeking through the sandy ocean bottom. (My wonderful husband’s idea) What about creating a large version to educate people about the beauty, yet be aware of them; “Do the…