The New Striped Ceramic Assortment You’ll Need On Your Wishlist!
Amy Kraus’ foray into ceramics began when she was searching for some striped tableware for her house. She couldn’t discover something she favored, so she determined to make her personal.
The adept inventive quickly started promoting her works at markets and shortly turned a well-liked vendor. A lot so, she’s determined to create the primary ‘official’ assortment of her signature striped ceramics, set to be launched on June 27.
Amy’s ceramics are principally slip-cast items depicting clear striped strains. Every merchandise is bisque fired earlier than being painted with stripes utilizing colored underglazes.
‘This course of is tedious, repetitive, and takes a really very long time,’ says Amy. ‘The longer it takes, the higher, which feels very counterintuitive to say when making and promoting issues is often about being environment friendly and cost-effective. I get right into a state of move and might paint stripes for hours and hours.’
Amy says her background in graphic design and images informs her use of color and composition. Inside her follow, she likes to work inside a self-directed set of parameters and make small iterations to check prospects.
‘Selecting a easy sample like stripes is nice as a result of it’s easy, and I can’t get overwhelmed by the chances of various patterns and graphics,’ Amy explains.
‘The one guidelines are that I’ve to make use of stripes, and there needs to be two colors within the piece. Inside that framework, I’m able to discover totally different color combos and variations of stripe patterns, and I’m pushed to see what colors I could make work collectively. One of the best outcomes often come from combos I wasn’t anticipating to work effectively.’
The completed items sit someplace between minimalism and maximalism, including delicate color and sample to the fortunate purchaser’s house.
Head to Amy’s web site on Tuesday June 27 to buy the gathering of bowls, cups, vases, coasters, and incense holders.