Tag: ceramics

Mar 15, 2015

Artist Turns Utility Box Into Ceramic Tile Illusion

Artist Turns Utility Box Into Ceramic Tile Illusion

Artist Diogo Machado aka Add Fuel, turned an utility box in Lisbon, Portugal into a ceramic tile illusion. The artwork was done with permission as part of the Trampolins Gerador Project organized by Mistaker Maker. According to Street Art News: The idea of the [Trampolins Gerador] project was to revitalize the area through music,…

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Nov 11, 2014

Picture of the Day: Never Forgotten

Picture of the Day: Never Forgotten

Photograph by Historic Royal Palaces / Richard Lea-Hair At the Tower of London 888,246 ceramic poppies were installed, each representing a British life lost in the First World War. The progressive art installation, entitled Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, was created by ceramic artist Paul Cummins and stage designer Tom Piper. Since…

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Nov 1, 2014

The Ceramic Masters of Korea

The Ceramic Masters of Korea

Icheon, South Korea has a history of ceramic culture that began over 5000 years ago and the work that comes out of the area is world-renowned. In this video we get a glimpse into the creative process of several Icehon-based ceramic masters. The artistry is a joy to watch. Together with Yeoju, Icheon is…

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Aug 5, 2014

Tower of London’s 888,246 Ceramic Poppies Commemorate Every British Soldier Lost in WWI

Tower of London’s 888,246 Ceramic Poppies Commemorate Every British Soldier Lost in WWI

Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red is a progressive art installation currently on display at the Tower of London. Created by ceramic artist Paul Cummins and stage designer Tom Piper, the installation commemorates the one hundred years since the first full day of Britain’s involvement in World War I. 888,246 ceramic poppies will…

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Mar 4, 2014

Hyperrealistic ‘Wood’ Sculptures that are Actually Made of Ceramic

Hyperrealistic ‘Wood’ Sculptures that are Actually Made of Ceramic

Christopher David White is an American artist that creates hyperrealistic sculptures that explore themes of growth and decay. Many of his sculptures are made from ceramic, further brought to life with acrylic paint. In his artist statement, White explains: With nature undergoing a perpetual transformation, everything derived from nature is subject to the same…

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Feb 27, 2014

Sculptural Embraces by Johnson Tsang

Sculptural Embraces by Johnson Tsang

Hong Kong-based artist Johnson Tsang (featured previously) is a sculptor specializing in ceramics, stainless steel sculpture and public artworks. Tsang’s art mostly employ realist sculptural techniques with a surrealist imagination; integrating the two elements, human beings and objects, into creative themes. On his active blog you can find many of his artworks including the…

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Oct 15, 2013

Johnson Tsang Sculpts a Dragon Strangling a Porcelain Vase

Johnson Tsang Sculpts a Dragon Strangling a Porcelain Vase

Johnson Cheung-shing Tsang is a Hong Kong sculptor specializing in ceramics, stainless steel sculpture and public artworks. Tsang’s works mostly employ realist sculptural techniques with a surrealist imagination, integrating the two elements, human beings and objects, into creative themes. In a recent sculpture entitled A Painful Pot, Tsang wanted to create a porcelain sculpture…

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