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  SHIMMERING DRAGON'S TEA, A MIXED MEDIA TEAPOT


Completed Shimmering Dragon's Tea.
  • This third iteration of the series with Chinese dragon theme is hand-built of stoneware clay with fiber wings attached. It is a mixed media composition with clay body, lid, handle, spout and legs plus wings fashioned of a shimmering tulle material supported by wire.
  • The art work differs in many ways from its predecessors, Mythical Tea Dragon and Yinlong Tea. Principal among the changes are the design and material of the wings. The wings are cut from predesigned templates, joined by sewing and the joins reenforced with a wire armature to maintain their form. The wings are not applied until the ceramic body has been fully kiln fired and glazed. Other changes include [insert]
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  • Date: 2017
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ENLARGED VIEWS

 

 

 Enlarged view of Shimmering Dragon's Tea.

Enlarged view.

Enlarged view.

Photography by Nick Thompson of Berlian Arts                                                                 

 

 

 


CREATIVE PROCESS

 

 

   

 

 

Image of work in progress with clay component completed, but wings to be made and added.

 

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Completed work with tulle wings attached.

 

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