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Scratching the Surface: The Terra Sigillata Clay Tile Paintings of Jenny Mendes

Posted On November 20, 2013 17 Comments

Not even Jenny Mendes herself can explain the mystery of how her imagery makes it out of her subconscious and onto her clay tile paintings. But she can explain the technical details of scratching her drawings into moist clay and layering various colors of terra sigillata to create her rich illustrations. That’s exactly what she does in today’s post. Enjoy!