Have A Little Heart This Valentine’s Day. Here’s 64 To Choose From.

creativando ceramic hearts

This large selection of handmade Italian ceramic hearts designed and decorated by various artists are designed to cover every gamut of love from desire to heartbreak. Each individual heart measures approximately 5×12 cm and makes a great paperweight in addition to being a declaration of feelings. Some are interactive and others are simply decorative, but all of them are sweet. (more…)

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Ordinary Objects Become Art When Slip Cast and Painted by Shalene Valenzuela

Shalene Valenzuela Slip-Cast Ceramics

There are numerous talented artists who hand paint ceramics. Even their own slip cast ceramics. (For those who don’t know, slip-casting is one of the simplest methods of reproducing a replica of an original model). But what makes Shalene Valenzuela’s work different is the items on which she is painting. Her ceramics are not tableware or dinnerware. Not pretty vases or wedding platters meant to be used in a functional way, but sculpture meant to make you think. Or laugh. Or both. (more…)

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