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Aberrant Ceramics is the artwork of Aaron Nosheny,
ceramic artist and potter in Tucson, Arizona.

I work in the medium of stoneware clay and make hand-built pottery, sculpture, hamsas, ornaments, masks, and a variety of other forms.

Self-taught artist on the autism spectrum. I like monsters, insects, weird animals, body horror, horror comedy, Halloween decorations, fast food mascots, kitsch – and all of these creep into my work, but there’s really no overarching theme. I feel like I'm frantically birthing as many clay monstrosities out into the world as I can.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Constructing Handsome Pete

I made the parts for Handsome Pete, the spherically warped, accordion-playing version of Krusty the Klown that dances for nickels down by the pier, but I realized there was no way it would be able to stand up, at least before the clay was dry. I put it together on a flat surface and I'll wait until it's been bisque fired to see if it can balance on one leg as in the image. If it falls apart, I was thinking of attempting the same figure with both feet on the ground. Then life will be worth living and everything will be fine.