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Moth and Bloom


Bleeding Hearts

Chawan, Japanese for tea bowl. Wider than taller always. A bowl which is taller than wider is a… 97 more words

Ceramic equine figurine


SIZE: approximately 8 inches (21 cm) high, depth 9,5 inches (24 cm), 4 inches (10 cm) wide.

MATERIAL: Stoneware. 17 more words


Building the Handmade Movement, one Cup at a Time

It’s a cold February day and Rachael Kroeker is in her Arlington Street studio, pouring slip cast clay into plaster moulds. She skillfully trims the excess clay from the rims of cups that have already started drying. 668 more words


Glaze experimentation - memory and sentimentality

Continuing with my glaze experimentation I began the ongoing tradition of submerging extruder parts in various glazes to see how the various chemicals react with one another, more so experimenting with volcanic sand in various glazes and porcelains to test and push its reactive qualities after a friend showed me various effects of the volcanic sand on a variety of ceramic bodies. 278 more words

Fine Art

Bente Skjøttgaard - cumulonimbus/2014

the Scandinavian sculptor/ceramicist Bente Skjottgaard creates beautifully unique ‘cloud’ series, in which glaze consumes ceramic and is married and entangled with concept and process. Scientific in nature and source the cloud series transform cloud cluster into imaginary cloud compositions in which narrative takes over. 176 more words

Fine Art

Per B Sunderberg - idyllic yet brutal beauty

Much like many ceramicists of Sunderberg’s generation, there is little written about the artist. For myself, to describe the ceramic vessels of Per B Sunderberg as inefficacious would be inaccurate.   230 more words

Fine Art

Rafa Perez -shaped by volcanic heat: material tension

Maybe this is just a side effect of the cold rain hitting my windows, but I really appreciate the way fire appears to have left artifacts of itself behind in the finished products.

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