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Aberrant Ceramics is the clay art of Aaron Nosheny.
The content ranges from interpretations of geek culture icons, replicas of odd life forms real and imaginary, hand-built pottery with sculptural elements, and Judaica. It is my great joy to produce these eclectic clay monstrosities. I also love to send them out into the world.




I sell my work in the gallery at Tucson Clay Co-op. I also sell through my Etsy shop.



Most of my work on this blog and on other sites is for sale. If you see something you like, please contact me and I'll list it on Etsy. If it's already sold and you are interested in commissioning something similar, please contact me and we can work out the details.



Commissions are always welcome and I'm happy to discuss options to fit any budget.



Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Eye Cup #42: The Angry Indigo Face Cup

This is a slab mug with an angry, bestial face glazed with a gray-blue glaze called Pussywillow.




Monday, October 27, 2014

Laboratory Tardigrade

I sold a tardigrade on Etsy a few months ago and the buyer asked me to make a tardigrade seated at a lab bench with a microscope, Petri dishes, and a plate reader.  The processes of drying, bisque firing, and glaze firing have taken about two months.















Sunday, October 26, 2014

Hallucigenia Series

This is a new series of sculptural interpretations of the Burgess Shale organism called Hallucigenia.  They are based on the original, incorrect interpretation of Hallucigenia as a worm like creature with spine-like legs and tentacles on its back.  It has since been shown to be related to modern velvet worms and to be a creature with tentacle-like legs and spines on its back.

Purple Hallucigenia


Blue Hallucigenia


Green Hallucigenia


Red Hallucigenia


Group Photo



Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Chamsas 131 - 135

This is a set of five small (around 3.5 inches from top to bottom) chamsas, glazed with combinations of glazes.


Chamsa 131 - "Satin White" and "Randy's Red" (reddish brown)


Chamsa 132 - "Plum" and "Purple"


Chamsa 133 - "Light Shiny Turquoise" and "Orange"


Chamsa 134 - "Pussywillow" (indigo) and "Queens" (off-white)


Chamsa 135 - "Warren's Green" (mossy green) and "Orange"



Sunday, October 5, 2014

Cat-Eyed Angry Face Mug WIP

This is Eye Cup #42, another angry face mug.


Thursday, October 2, 2014

Demented Grin Cup WIP

This is Eye Cup #41, with an unrealistic face with multiple sets of eyes.


Another Angry Face Cup WIP

My Angry Blue Face Cup sold on Etsy.  This is something in the same vein.  It's also Eye Cup #40.




Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Ring of Dragon Eyes Cup WIP

The slab roller is finally fixed!  This is a slab cup without a handle, with four dragon eyes in a ring.