Poised Poses: Squirrels on Pottery and Paper

Squirrels are symbols of resourcefulness and energy. I enjoy portraying them with their sharp body language from posture to brushy tails. Their acrobatic play, wonderful balance and ability to defy gravity allow squirrelly subjects never to have a wrong side up in artistic compositions!
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Squirrels contemplate each other in a background of snow and winter pine. Brushpainted in ink and colored pigments on buff rice paper by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va.

Squirrels contemplate each other in a background of snow and winter pine. Brushpainted in ink and colored pigments on buff rice paper by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va.

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Chinese brushpainter Tracie Griffith Tso portrays her first squirrels in ink and colored pigments on rice paper in "Maple & Tails."

Chinese brushpainter Tracie Griffith Tso portrays her first squirrels in ink and colored pigments on rice paper in "Maple & Tails."

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Intense and energetic glazing beneath the delicate petals of plum blossoms. HIgh-fire stoneware plate by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va.

Intense and energetic glazing beneath the delicate petals of plum blossoms. HIgh-fire stoneware plate by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va.

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A fan ceramic wall tile in autumn colors and coin accent shows an inquisitive squirrel with a longevity seal. Brushpainted with maple leaves which represent compatibility and companionship by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va. #squirrel

A fan ceramic wall tile in autumn colors and coin accent shows an inquisitive squirrel with a longevity seal. Brushpainted with maple leaves which represent compatibility and companionship by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va. #squirrel

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Appetizer tray brushpainted with squirrels among maple branches on a high-fire stoneware tray. Squirrels represent energy and resourcefulness by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va. #torpedofactory

Appetizer tray brushpainted with squirrels among maple branches on a high-fire stoneware tray. Squirrels represent energy and resourcefulness by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va. #torpedofactory

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Cleo, my herbivore assistant with a taste for art, settles down, checking out a pet bowl brushpainted with squirrels and maple leaves.

Cleo, my herbivore assistant with a taste for art, settles down, checking out a pet bowl brushpainted with squirrels and maple leaves.

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Stoneware plate painted with squirrels and maple beneath a moonlit sky. Maple represents companionship and compatibility and the moon represents heaven. By Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va. #squirrel

Stoneware plate painted with squirrels and maple beneath a moonlit sky. Maple represents companionship and compatibility and the moon represents heaven. By Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va. #squirrel

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A pair of squirrels in a maple tree in this ink and colored pigments on rice paper. Squirrels represent energy and resourcefulness and maple is the symbol of companionship and compatibility by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va.

A pair of squirrels in a maple tree in this ink and colored pigments on rice paper. Squirrels represent energy and resourcefulness and maple is the symbol of companionship and compatibility by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va.

High-fire stoneware pet bowls with squirrels perched on maple branches which represent compatibility and companionship by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va.

High-fire stoneware pet bowls with squirrels perched on maple branches which represent compatibility and companionship by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va.

A squirrel pair share a passionate gaze on a high-fire stoneware dish shaped in a heart. Brushpainted with maple leaves which represent compatibility and companionship by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va.

A squirrel pair share a passionate gaze on a high-fire stoneware dish shaped in a heart. Brushpainted with maple leaves which represent compatibility and companionship by Tracie Griffith Tso of Reston, Va.

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