Color of midnight sky

Color of midnight sky

Color of midnight sky  In the night time black and blue Bits of stars in darkness Crashing in the shimmer of the moon Sparkling shapes glinting silver Threaded with blue hues Tumbling around together Fused into one David Stahl ...
making my own materials

making my own materials

making my own materials pound the clay and roll it out. cut a shape and stamp a design. make many similar shapes. all alike yet not exact. form can change when stamping. creates different marks. use another cutter for more pieces. let the clay dry and fire it. choose...
blast of sparkling waters

blast of sparkling waters

blast of sparkling waters glitter on solid blue, filled in spaces, round shapes and squares, button tops and wooden screws. the cylinders and ovals melting together, form a dense composition, crashing together. with spray paints of glitter blast sparkling waters, and...
cohesion

cohesion

cohesion posing the objects next to one another. carefully placed not thrown together. looking haphazard yet controlled. can see many pieces within the whole. inside and on top of, adjacent and separated. upside down and sideways. forming a design with many...
illusion of nature

illusion of nature

illusion of nature green and blue color with grades of light coming through. scenic look of being outside. see the tranquil setting. busy hive of bees. gives a different impression. the design mirrors a reflection in a pool. it conveys a feeling of nature. image of...
the back wall

the back wall

the back wall the wall has a different feel with some of my old pieces mixed with newer ones. there are interesting arrangements in a linear grouping of similar size sculptures. wooden circles, squares, ovals, discs, buttons and other objects assembled within black...
joining

joining

joining opening up. coming together. like a crater. joined in the middle. linking ideas. new comments. more powerful. meeting of the minds. each section similar. each section distinct. sharing a bond. yet remaining apart. david stahl...
which way is up

which way is up

which way is up the circles can lead in different directions. in the round where is the top. many circles and some open space. with support at the center. climbing up the side or tumbling down. which way is up. where there is a feeling of peace. in every opening the...
interwoven strips

interwoven strips

interwoven strips interwoven strips create a maze. inside the sculpture are connections. on all sides the piece reflects movement. a solid base supports the tangled bands. start from the bottom and work up. very fluid over and under. stamping clay to make intricate...