Ceramics essay - Jacqueline Reyes Ceramics Professor Kevin...

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Jacqueline Reyes Ceramics 03/09/11 Professor Kevin Ceramic Work of Art The beauty of ceramics is that even the simplest shapes can become extraordinary with the right amount of talent and creativity. While visiting the Sackler Gallery, I was able to look at many different ceramic artworks from vases to tea cups; they all had their own uniqueness to them. As I walked around looking at these pieces, there was one specific one that stood out the most. Not only did the size of the piece catch me eye, but also the shape of the piece is what made me take more time to look at it. This piece is called “A Double-Rimmed Jar with Lid.” This piece was made in Northeast Thailand in 1996. It is made of stoneware clay with fly ash glaze, formed into a big jar. I believe that this was made using similar techniques one would use when working with the wheel. The reason why is because it helps artworks that have that round body and mouth so come out smooth and even. There is also the image of golden liquid dripping from the mouth of the jar. This provides a vertical aspect to the jar because the liquid is
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course ART-ART AR121 taught by Professor Kevinhluch during the Spring '11 term at Montgomery CC.

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