Meet Chris Emmick of Royal Oak, MI, the talented ceramic artist behind Terra Fina Clay Studio. Chris says that her intent as an artist is to create clay pieces that resemble artifacts, and the spiritual, gothic look of her work does just that. After working in graphic design for 25 years, Chris went back to school and received a degree in ceramic technology.What inspired you to start creating your artwork & how did you turn it into a business?
I was born drawing. It came naturally and I was always given recognition since I was a child. My kindergarten teacher told my mom I was going to be an artist. I have always supported myself as an artist -- it's the only thing I know how to do.What do you most love about the creative process?
It doesn't look like anyone else I've seen. It has an old spiritual, gothic artifact look. It is often mistaken for metal, not clay.
Having a dog, walking, dancing, movies, books, music, yoga, nature & animals, and looking at art.You can find lots of Chris's gorgeous ceramic creations at Yellow Door. Stay tuned for more fun and interesting info about Chris all this week!
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