Saturday, 27 October 2018

Pictures from my studio.

 All of the ceramics in these photos is work I have created, inspired by historical styles. 
I mostly work in stoneware.

 Above; plate painted in the style of the Ilkahnid - the Mongol Empire in Persia.

Below; a carved plate, part of my 'Gothic' range, inspired by architecture of the era, in partuicular arch shapes and stained glass windows.

 A plate with painting of a gazelle in the Iranian style of the 8thC.

Above and below, mugs designed to speak of European art origins and the Lasceaux Caves.

 Above; a set of feast-ware with an Egyptian motif in the Persian style of about 8thC.

Some paintings;
 Above; study for a painting on ceramic plate, Green Man motif. Watercolour on paper.
 Above; drawing of the Leafy Ammonite, a fantastical creature. Coloured pencil on paper, A4.

Above; fantasy sketch, watercolour and coloured pencil on illustration board.
 Above; Colour study; Australian wild flower design. 

 Above, Water jug, stoneware, painted in the style of 14thC France

Above and below; My interpretation of the historical 14thC Exeter Puzzle Jug. 
Stoneware, slip painted.

 In my studio.

 Above and below, vessels inspired by Ancient Greek Kantharos (above) and Kylix (below), stoneware, slip painted.

Below; a view of work ready for a craft market.