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Aberrant Ceramics is the art of Aaron Nosheny.

I make hand-built pottery, sculpture, ornaments, masks, menorahs, and other clay objects.

I also use glazed and painted ceramic objects in digitally constructed illustrations, including a children's book and a Tarot deck.

Contact me if you see something you want to own or you want to commission me to make something for you.


Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Slobber Cup

This is a cup or bowl in the shape of an imaginary marsupial called the slobber, Reteostium cortepellium. It comes from After Man: A Zoology of the Future by Dougal Dixon, which speculates on the evolution of animal lifeforms on earth fifty million years after the extinction of human beings.




The slobber is a sloth-like marsupial which captures its prey in the sticky strands of mucus secreted from its mouth.




The slobber is blind, but its vestigial eyes are still present behind the algae-colored fur.




Top view of the slobber cup.




The illustration of the slobber from After Man.