Aberrant Ceramics is the ceramic artwork of Aaron Nosheny.

I work in the medium of stoneware clay and make hand-built pottery, primitive sculpture, hamsas, and a variety of other forms. My work celebrates and pushes the plasticity of the medium. The content of the work follows an inner landscape of biological obsessions, psychic damage, and bouncy cartoon animals.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Winged IG-88 Menorah

A few years I made a menorah with molds of IG-88 on the front.  IG-88 is the assassin droid from The Empire Strikes Back.  This menorah has only one image of IG-88, but it has wings.  The menorah itself is made from flat slabs of clay, so it's much lighter than my other menorahs.  There is also a very subtle pattern scratched in the clay on the front, but it didn't come out because the glaze is too thick.

I started another slab menorah with more elaborate butterfly wings.  The slabs were still a little moist while putting it together so it may not turn out as sturdy.

This is a spare winged IG-88 that got fired along with the chamsa scraps.