Pythos comes from two Greek words : pithos (jar) and phytos (plants). Pythos is a duo of jars made to be used as a flower pot and as a urn. These two jars are made of colored earthenware with mate finish. Dimensions: 14.5cm height, 8cm diameter base
I’ve made this rattle for a little contest we had in my wheel-throwing class, which theme was “baby’s best ceramic gift”, at the occasion of the royal baby birth. The requirement was that it was a wheel-thrown baby themed object. I decided to make some rattles for the parents to play with the newborn. It was a nice puzzle to figure out how to make these, specially the glazing. They are fully wheel-thrown in two pieces each, and filled with […]
These mini-pots were created to help the propagation of plants. As some plants are easily propagated my cuttings, I created a small dish that holds the cutting above a pot which is filled with water. The reason for this is that the roots will develop through the contact with water, but they are also sensible to light, so this dish will create the perfect separation between the needs of the roots and the needs of the leafs. The other tiny […]
For this sugar bowl my inspiration came from japanese design for the simple lines and the light feel of the handle. This is a earthenware piece decorated with colored slip covered with transparent glazing and sgraffito details on the handle.
I’ve been experimenting a lot with clay in all forms and methods lately. One technique that I find very interesting and easy to do when you don’t have an atelier is the pinch bowl technique. It is one of the oldest technique humankind uses for clay moulding. The pressions your fingers put into the clay get printed in the material, giving a result that is very dynamic and humble. I find that the use of colors on the surface can […]