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Colorado art redux, 2017, round 2 11.30.2017

This is my second of two posts about art I saw in Denver, Colorado during my visit there last month. For this year’s visit, the only art museum or gallery I went to was the… 222 more words



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

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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

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