Posts Tagged: ceramics

The poetry of stars

  It’s almost christmas, and I know from experience it can be a bit frantic. Enjoy your loved ones. Take the time to breathe, and contemplate the peace of stars. * The Peace of Wild Things BY WENDELL BERRY When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least… Read more »

The crafted object : Adero Willard – ceramicist

  Adero Willard’s ceramics could not be described as anything less than bold and uncompromising. Her pieces are richly coloured, with a predominance of reds, ochre and black. Not surprisingly, she names Matisse as one of her major influences for the use of pattern, and there is also a similarity in the use of strong shapes… Read more »

The crafted object : Isabelle Abramson – ceramics

Delicately lacy and tactile, Isabelle Abramson’s porcelain is serenely elegant, and manages somehow to be simultaneously traditional and modern.     The basic bowl forms are simple, with texture and space being the key elements of their design. As well as form, serenity comes with the absence of colour. “I can’t even imagine using color, my… Read more »