google-site-verification: google29bfc4c332eb1241.html Original, handmade, hand painted ceramics by a ceramic artist Pelin Hanley, based in Bristol. Ceramic jewellery.

New from the Kiln​​

​​Picasso Masks

  1. Picasso Boy and Girl face Mask, Cubist Mask
  2. Picasso Boy face Mask, Cubist Mask
  3. Picasso Girl's face Mask No1, Cubist Mask
These are my new range of ceramics.

I was inspired by Picasso's colourful paintings.

My masks beautifully capture the mood of the Cubist movement in the early 1900s.

I shaped and coloured these masks by hand from creamy white earthenware clay which renders the pieces this creamy look after the final firing at 1160 desgrees Centigrade. No molds were used.

I used a freehand painting style using underglaze colours, and added some 3D elements onto the masks' surfaces. The Masks then were given two coats of clear glaze to seal in and liven the colours.

These Masks can be placed on a horizontal surface, or as they were intended, they can be hung. There are ceramic holes at the back with some wire. they lie flat on the surface as I have put a little edge to keep the object flat when hung. This means that the mask is not unevenly 'top prutruding'.

The Masks are not available in my online shop yet, but they are available at Potters, Bristol on Park Row at the Christmas Steps Arts Quarter.

                                            tel: 0117 3308445
                              email: [email protected]
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