Knolling photo

Just got home tonight after being away all day and found my new copy of ‘The Journal of Australian Ceramics’ in the mailbox. Inside was a photo I took of my work in a type of photo called ‘knolling’ which is a photo of orderly objects taken from above. Very exciting to see my ceramics published in such a beautiful journal.knolling 021 (1280x960)

You can see the state of my studio floor! Needs a good mop… also wish I had not had so much light coming in from the window on the left but I was rushing to photograph these, just before the deadline.

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Gorgeous ceramic tea bowl on the cover of the journal by Euan Craig, Machawan Tea Bowl 2015

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Sun Studio – online gallery

Online gallery of a exhibition I am part of by Michelle Culpitt

Art, words and projects

I invited two artists to install their work alongside my recent experimentations at Tent 29 for the Castlemaine State Festival open studio program 2015. The exhibition is on until Sunday March 22nd in Chewton, a short drive from Castlemaine and 120kms from Melbourne, Victoria. King Lake based ceramicist Yvette De Lacy installed an exhibition of new stoneware thrown and hand built works titled ‘Aquifer.’ De Lacy says, “ the work is about the drawing of water for life and the environmental impacts of when water is scarce.” The bottle shapes are inspired by child hood memories of digging up ink and medicine bottles. More of De Lacy’s work can be found at http://www.mountainclay.weebly.com or contact the artist on yvettedelacy@hotmail.com Melbourne based sculptor Annee Miron has installed a woven cardboard habitat. ‘Time borrowed’ reconstructs found cardboard boxes (fragments of their contents, origins and destinations visible) into the banks of a muddy…

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Photos of work

Photos of work

It is funny how selling your ceramics online works. You can’t just take a photo anymore, it has to tell a story or impart a certain mood. It is hard to get this right, without looking too staged or pretentious. My general set up is an old wood box or the wooden studio floor and some native flora. This photo is a little dark and there is a bit of shine reflected from the window. But I only have so much time to take photos, so this has to do. I have tried the white background with big paper sheets but I don’t think it suits my work and I find it hard to keep clean in a ceramic studio.