Nagae Shigekazu (born in 1953), is one of the leading pioneers of porcelain casting and firing techniques in Japan. Casting is commonly associated with the mass production of porcelain, yet Nagae valiantly transcends this stereotype, ultimately elevating this technique to the avant-garde. Casting alone cannot achieve the natural movements found within Nagae’s forms. In fact, the intensity of.
Japan's tradition of ceramics is one of the oldest in the world and has evolved and diversified in the hands of artist-potters through history. The translucent outer glaze appears like a liquid flowing down the sides of the stoneware mug, collecting in slight dips and thinning elsewhere to reveal the gritty surface below. A delicate smattering of pink covers the perfectly white surface below.
Japanese Ceramics Top Selected Products and Reviews The Japanese Pottery Handbook by. The range of items illustrated goes from the sublime to the ridiculous; the pieces made in occupied Japan and afterwards seem to attempt to redifine kitsch. One glaring omission is the use of the airbrush. Japanese ceramic decorators mastered the technique early and used it to great effect. The machine can.Ceramics. Japan is well known over the world for its beautiful pottery and ceramics. The beauty of Japan’s ceramics lie in their simplicity. The true beauty of these pieces is in the details that make each and every item unique. The designs and production techniques of Japanese ceramics and pottery are all different and specific for each region. There are ceramics designed for daily use, for.Buy Irish Ceramics by Goode, John (ISBN: 9780956798725) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders.
After leaving Chelsea School of Art, William moved to Japan, where he spent an invaluable 12 months at Tatsuzo Shimaoka's workshop. Here he was schooled in the processes of working with clay, glazes and firing with wood. William's work is produced using a combination of thrown and press-moulded pieces in stoneware clay, decorated with rope impressions, combing, sgraffito - a form of decoration.Read More
Samuel Johnson was born on the Eastern prairie of the Red River Valley in 1973. After studying painting and ceramics at the University of Minnesota at Morris, he served a three and half year apprenticeship in pottery under Richard Bresnahan. In 2000, he was invited as a guest of Denmark’s Design School to study Scandinavian Ceramic design in Copenhagen; while also working at the.Read More
Over the years Sue and Kris have introduced 1000s and 1000s of school students to the wonders and fun of working with clay. It is fitting that in one of our murals last year Sue was used as the model for one of the figures. She is now immortalized forever on the walls of an inner city school in Sydney! Sue will be so missed by all the students and staff of the regular schools we visit each.Read More
Originally from New Zealand, Peter Knuckey travelled to Japan in 1965 where he studied ceramics under a famous Master Potter, Takeichi Kawai. After four years in Japan, Peter Knuckey returned to New Zealand with a Japanese wife and set up his own pottery studio. In 1977, Knuckey was offered a teaching position at the Canberra School of Art.Read More
A selection of hand thrown Japanese studio ceramics by established and up and coming potters.Read More
The influence of Korean ceramics began to be seen in the sixteenth-century Japan, but it wasn’t until after the Japanese invasion from 1592-1598 when widespread influence of Korean ceramics on Japanese counterparts began in earnest. Many Korean potters were forcibly relocated to several Japanese cities, especially on the island of Kyushu, after the military campaigns. They were credited with.Read More
Shirogane Ceramic Art School is fully outfitted ceramics school and is located in Minato-ku in Tokyo, Japan. It was established by two ceramist; Teimour Sabouri and Fumio Kadoya. Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw a pot or handbuild your own creation? We pride ourselves on being the flexible ceramics school, while providing the most hands on demonstrations. We are prepared for everyone.Read More
A Japanese company offering pottery tours in Japan; 30-day programs making pottery and ceramics, with courses in Tajimi, Seto and Tokoname. The company has a strong relationship with pottery town ceramic experts, they can help with hiring an Anagama (traditional Japanese kiln), visiting ceramic artists and working with pottery studio craftsmen.Read More
Japanese art is the painting, calligraphy, architecture, pottery, sculpture, and other visual arts produced in Japan from about 10,000 BCE to the present. Within its diverse body of expression, certain characteristic elements seem to be recurrent: adaptation of other cultures, respect for nature as a model, humanization of religious iconography, and appreciation for material as a vehicle of.Read More