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.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Impish Santa Mugs

Someone left two tiny impish Santa Claus mugs at the pottery studio.  These are my interpretations of them.  This is somewhat outside my usual content domain, but I like how they came out.  I resisted the urge to glaze the faces with transparent glaze.  I think the slightly burnt look of twice-fired clay does a better approximation of (pale) skin.

The original mugs: