Tag Archive: ceramics

O: The artist and her sculpture

Artist Ellen Vårtun photos by Laura Puska

E!: Opening of the exhibition in Decorfabriek in Maastricht

  The video performance Obsession of trust by laura Puska is a part of the exhibition opening today on the 14th at 7pm in Decorfabriek in Maastricht.   The exhibition with ceramic works… Continue reading

Obsession of trust

  The Obsession of trust video performance can be seen in vimeo.  

WiP: hand in hand – portrait of us

WiP: misuse of protection

WiP: potholders in row

Ceramic kettle gloves cast in plaster mould, shaped afterwards.

WiP: kettle glove – out of mould!

Finally the plaster mould was dry and I got to test how it comes out when pouring liquid clay inside.  

WiP: fired empty nest

While my plaster mould is drying, I’m going back to some old work. Finally the other half of the empty house is being fired. Thinking of glazing, colors and presentation.  

WiP: watch your fingers! – mould making

The kettle glove was being sealed with varnish and filled with paper. First a clay base was made as a preparation for a layer of plaster.   The best tricks for mould making… Continue reading

WiP: waiting for firing

Arranging and organizing, making the kiln ready for firing.     2 of these are waiting in a kiln to get dried and fired.     Also there was video art evening in… Continue reading

WiP: going big – abandoned house

After a series of smaller ones, I’m trying out how this abandoned shell would work in a bigger scale.

WiP: Sketching abandoned

Sketching with clay continues. Here is a 2-parted abandoned house.

WiP: observing abandoned

I did some trials with liquid clay to observe some abandoned placing/housing

WiP: color experiments – glazing

Remember the violent mess…   This is how it turned out. Cracked turquoise with different tones of brown varying into yellow and green.

WiP: experimental mess

It looks like a violent mess but no, it’s only my glazing experimentation of the day!

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