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Busy Weekend Painting....

Category: New Yard | Posted: Sun Sep 07, 2008 10:35 pm

I've been getting things ready for my web site, and upcoming BudaFest in December.
Here is a sneak peak at some tiles I did yesterday. They have to be glazed yet and fired.

This one will be set in a iron trivet. 6" tile.

This will be set in a wood frame. 6" tile.

This one goes in a wrought iron garden stake 27" tall. 4 1/4" tile.

This one will go in a picture frame.

Lots to do yet before I can crank up the kiln. Getting back at it. Just thought I'd share whats coming!

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eileen wrote on Sun Sep 07, 2008 10:39 pm:

WOW, WOW and double WOW!!! Those big cats are absolutely terrific and the butterfly looks as though it could flutter off the tile at any moment. As for the sunflower - well what can I say except that I am in awe of your talent. I would love to own something as wonderful as those tiles to display in my home.


toni wrote on Sun Sep 07, 2008 10:50 pm:

Those are truly gorgeous. That butterfly does look very 3-dimensional.
The Sunflower will look very pretty on a garden stake, please so us a picture of it and the framed tiles when they are finished.


kuntrygal wrote on Mon Sep 08, 2008 1:10 am:

Those are all so beautiful. I'll PM you my address for the sunflower !!!! Such talent. More pictures please!


budagardener wrote on Mon Sep 08, 2008 1:47 am:

Thank you Eileen, Toni and Kuntrygal ( like the new icon kuntrygal!).
I'll post the finished tiles when they are set in the frames and what not.
I am also working on ceramic plant ID markers that are round and have a stake end to them.

The colors will pop with the glaze and firing. I get like a kid waiting for Christmas when I fire it up. It takes the LONGEST 8 hours plus cool down time!!

A friend of ours is a tile contractor, and he a couple tile companies that are going to display my work for custom orders. I am excited about that!


Droopy wrote on Mon Sep 08, 2008 6:51 am:

I wanna cuddle those cats, smell the bloom and photograph that butterfly, they're amazingly life-like! You're so good at what you're doing, I'm awestruck. Good luck with the firing and please, please post more of your wonderful tiles!


SongofJoy57 wrote on Mon Sep 08, 2008 11:42 am:

How lovely. You sure are talented!


glendann wrote on Tue Sep 09, 2008 4:55 am:

Buda I am green with envy over your talent.I do so wish I could paibt like you do.Your work looks so very real.I Love them all.

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