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Hi Margaret, Thanks, they are low fire earthenware. The sizes vary, but I scaled down so I could at least transport my own work. The sizes of these are anywhere from 19" to 37". I have to make myself build smaller sometimes - when I do a show visually I think its more interesting if there are varying heights. Tell me a little more about your work.
"Hi! I managed to get one this year, mainly because I practically got there within the first few hours of it going on sale (despite the time difference here in the UK!). It's going to be my first Halstead challenge but the project fits very much…"
"Hello Adriane, Very good to hear about your being prompted to use materials you wouldn't otherwise. That's another valid good point for people to consider: breaking out of your trot, trying something new often changes how we look at our…"
What happens when professional craft artists are allowed to let loose when they get to explore their mischievous and irreverent sides? Find out in this groundbreaking book, which, for the very first time, reveals an entirely different side of serious craft. Hundreds of images and essays from all over the world allow you to gain insight into the creative minds of contemporary artists like never before.
A variety of traditional craft media are shown, such as furniture, ceramics, glass, fiber, jewelry, and metal, as well as a number of unique, nontraditional techniques. Even a bus shelter in London gets a creative make-over that is sure to make you smile!
The topics range from the playful to the serious, but the message is always most enjoyable. Humor in Craft is a treasure trove for craft aficionados and humor enthusiasts alike.