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 a base.
select piece for gluing.
place the first piece on the wood.
create layers for effect.
keep gluing to hold.
look at work.
turn around to see all sides.
put on finishing touches.
spray paint to complete sculpture.

david stahl