The Story of Hempel Studios, Part II

Most people imagine the artist caught up in fits of passion, creating, oblivious of the needs of daily life.  We picture the sculptor chipping away in a frenzy of artistic ecstasy. The most exciting part of creating art is indeed the conceptual phase at the beginning.

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The Story of Hempel Studios, Part I

God gave me a vision of a sculpture that I had to make. I pulled out a pen and sketched out the image on an overturned piece of stationary. I drew an image of a woman, shown from the waist up. Her head and eyes turned dramatically to one side as her body twisted in the opposite direction. The visual effect was that of a spiral.

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A Tale of Two Aprons

put on my kitchen apron. My aprons keep my clothes cleaner, certainly, but they are important for managing that mental shift I make everyday from working artist to working mother.

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Discussion with the Artist: “A Voice in Ramah”

Well, I thought I would try out doing a video on my blog. In this video, I talk about the piece, “A Voice in Ramah.” [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/50712791 w=500&h=375]     A Voice in Ramah Half-life size, plaster with faux bronze patina, 2008 $6720.00  Bronze edition available, price on request “A voice is heard in Ramah, weeping…

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