Blue Bud Vase with foliage


Wheelthrown porcelain vase. Vitreous with polished surface, glazed interior. The pale blue and mat greys contrast nicely with the shiny black foliage decals.

Size: 6 cm diameter  x 8.5cm High approx.

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This unique bud vase has had black gloss foliage added to create a view of a garden as viewed through a screen.  Each piece created in this process is unique and unrepeatable.

Often my work is driven by the materials and processes. Working with soluble metallic salts has been an ongoing investigation in my arts practice. Due to their unpredictable behavior, they are not commonly used in studio ceramics.  Dissolved metallic salts are applied to the porous surface creating unique patterns on both surfaces. My concern is about the relationship between these surfaces, evidenced through the migration of colour and pattern. Applied acids and resists create crisp and diffuse patterns, defined by moisture and saturation.