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Organic Features and Textures Cloak Carol Long’s Sculptures in Natural Embellishments

Organic Features and Textures Cloak Carol Long’s Sculptures in Natural Embellishments



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#animals
#Carol Lengthy
#ceramics
#pottery
#sculpture

Oct 23, 2022

Grace Ebert

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Melding the decadence of Artwork Nouveau and the whimsy of Alice in Wonderland, artist Carol Very long (beforehand) transforms humble clay vessels with an array of tiny spheres, curled handles, and densely laid stripes. Her ornamental is effective begin with basic, wheel-thrown designs that are pushed, bent, and warped into inflammation varieties evocative of organic and natural materials or more representational matter subject like a deer or mushroom. Long then works by using slip trailing and an elaborate glazing method to insert a staggering total of embellishment to the amorphous sculptures, mimicking the designs, textures, and shades identified through the normal world.

The Kansas-centered artist will be presenting at Clay Con West this January, and you can comply with her most current operates and news about accessible parts on Instagram.

 

#animals
#Carol Very long
#ceramics
#pottery
#sculpture

 

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