Nature is a main source of inspiration for many of us. For many years, an artist has focused on wheel throwing functional pottery. But, he began to lose the spark that kept him innovating. Then in the middle of 2016, with some hesitation, he got off the wheel and began exploring with soft clay slabs. Rather than mugs and bowls, he started making ceramic animal vases!
CERAMIC ANIMAL VASES
He wanted to capture the character of each animal—the magnificence of whales, the charm of llamas, and many others. Each is handmade from thin clay slabs that are folded, pinched, and puffed. He like that each animal created has its own personality.