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Payne Prints

John Payne Art Teacher

Headed to TAEA

Haven’t been able to go to TAEA for the past couple of years, so I am ready!  

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Crafty Afternoon.

Just finished a letter of recommendation for a dear friend and now working the Cricut to make stencils for geli plates.  Too much fun when there is no sun. The secret to my stencils is to use heavy card stock […]

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Winter is Coming

Getting ready for the cold by prepping the new green houses for the boxes.  I also have set up some new solar lighting in the yard.   Second day and ran out of wood hinges and finds.  Will have to […]

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Decor-ating

Prepping the house for Halloween.  ​​ BONE CHINA! more to come.

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Fair Day

While walking through the State Fair I came across Toyota’s new concept cars.  Great functional works of art.

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Late Morning Clay Session

With the rain, comes an opportunity to throw.  It was a slow start but definitely worth it.  I even got a little fire going in the Chimanea.  The coffee cup is from Susan Kennedy, my first ceramics teacher.  One of […]

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New Clay Continued

Ok so you got impatient and took the clay out too early. If you do this cut it up and place pieces back in the bag with a cup of water for a few hours.  The smaller pieces will absorb […]

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Pre Print Business Cards 

Setting up the final layer in business cards.  Mono prints for the background and this layer on top. Washing out screen in the master bath shower.

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DSO Night

Ready for a great concert with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra!

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New Clay

After getting home from a long Navy Reserve weekend I am reclaiming some clay donated by Katherine Broadwell middle school art teacher extrodinaire!  Just fill a bucket with water and put clay brick into a bag.  Put one cup of […]

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