extra large pink watercolour vase


patches of paint on a mottled pink canvas 17cm x 13 cm with a deeper pink toned streaky inner. I can’t decide if it’s on it’s way to completion or it’s the easel with the residue pain or is it the walls in a derelict house with the remnants of a colourful and vibrant palette with the light hitting it through an open shutter. You decide.

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All vases are supplied with a sample of museum gel which will secure the vase to your shelf.  For details about museum gel click here. 

I make the vases  using ceramic doughnuts. a flat glass blank is made with the design. After the first firing the blank is then suspended over a doughnut of bisque clay and the kiln works it’s magic. the three photographs below shows you a  (very quickly taken) shot of a vase dropping. this all happens at over 700 degrees and takes nearly three hours to achieve. and that’s after 5 hours to get to temperature and another 16 hours to cool down! 

these vases take  time to make. one fault in the glass and it won’t drop smoothly to form the vase.

opening the kiln after the drop is an exciting moment as you see how the pattern has reformed itself after dropping through the hole in the bisque doughnut.



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