Making It / Ceramics / China

This post is a bit outside what I have planned for my Making It category, but it’s too interesting to leave out.  And, there are many other videos of ceramic artists at work on this link.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=YPEMv2wVfRM#!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=NAhut9KEb0c

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZfSx8zsQM8&feature=player_embedded

http://chinaclayart.com/

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About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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