Exotica 19 bowl No.1DDExotica19B1
by Elaine Coles
A delicate, decorative bowl, featuring Elaine’s signature montage of gold leaf coloured glazes, textures and patterns.
Made in the UK
Shipping time: 7 days (UK only)
Dimensions: 7cm (h) x 27cm (w)
Materials: gold leaf detailing, glazed stoneware, porcelain, stoneware clay
- Hand painted
- The mixed pattern continues around the vase
- Exclusive to Design Disrupters
ELAINE / EXOTICA I 19
Elaine Coles is an established British ceramicist, currently exploring the transfer process of digital print artwork to stoneware.
Elaine’s work is inspired from her time spent living in Botswana in the 1970s. Upon her return to the UK, she studied at Goldsmiths University, London.
“From the earth the clay emerges like a newborn, waiting to be sculpted into a new being. The fire breathes life into its lungs and a new dawn begins” Elaine Coles
The Firing Process
Each individual piece is created from complex multiple firings using either porcelain or stoneware clay.
The pots have four firings, a biscuit firing followed by a glaze firing. The glazes are painted on to the surface of the pot then fired again. The decoration is created using ceramic transfers which are designed from original digital and are carefully placed onto the pot.
This work-intensive and time consuming process develops an exquisite montage of colour and patterns with added touches of gold and coloured lustres.
Helping charity: Youth Music
3% from Design Disrupters commission, will be donated to this charity. The Youth Music charity runs music-making projects helping children and young people 0-25 throughout the UK.
Made in the UK
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