Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Finished Prototype BudVases

Jenny-Faye Klooster, the successful owner of Avant Garden, and now the new owner San Francisco Floral, had requested a small series of prototype budvases from FetishGhost for her storefront on the Miracle Mile in Stockton California. Jenny had been looking for a local ceramicist to work with to provide something special that could be tailored specifically to her business. She needed access to a studio that could produce gallery quality handcrafted ceramic art works that could fit her needs as a florist. My studio is literally right around the corner from her shop and we really hit it off on the first meeting. She's very supportive of the local arts and has all of faith in what our collaboration can produce.

It took only 2 weeks turn around from Jenny's request for sample prototypes to delivering the finished pieces. I created 3 sample works to show her, and WoW!!! They came out of the kiln looking fantastic!

These are beautifully rich glaze combinations that really worked well. She loved the surprise as well... as a result, I've got a new patron for the studio!

The optics in the glaze on this series are gorgeous! The white glaze breaks beautifully over the blue hares fur glaze at the rim on this vase.

I've got a good feeling about this....I'm already working on the next series.


TotusMel said...

Congrats! Gorgeous work, as always!


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