Gould’s mini masks

Brita Gould’s collection of miniature polymer clay masks, this one from The Breath Series, seems like a good Tuesday choice with Tropical Ida blowing in the south.

This photo gives you a better idea of the size of her art. The polymer clay is covered with metal leaf, painted and embellished with metal sheeting and wire.

Here’s her Coppertone series.

Brita lives in Portland, Oregon and has been intrigued by masks for years, inspired by native exhibits and celebrations as she grew up in Alaska.

Her small expressive faces gleam as they blow and pucker and laugh. Thanks to Maggie Maggio for the link.

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  • reply Ronna Sarvas Weltman ,

    There’s something about making faces out of clay that is so intriguing. I keep returning to http://365talkingheads.blogspot.com to not only see a new clay face each day, but to follow the creative journey of an artist who is using polymer clay to document her growth as a person as well.

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