Small Blue Bowl with black Spots

$250.00

Wheelthrown porcelain bowl with all over pattern of black moving spots in my unique  soluble salts technique fired in reduction.

2020

Size: 7.5 cm High x 10 cm Diameter

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Description

This small bowl has beautiful moving spots some outlined with halos. The salts have migrated to the interior with subtle soft black spots.

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.