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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.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Bread-Loaf-Sized Tardigrade WIP

Finished version of Bread-Loaf-Sized Tardigrade

I have a commission to make a tardigrade the size of a loaf of bread.

I think it looks like a cross between a water bear and a mammalian bear.  The feet look clunky and ridiculous, but I'm fairly sure that if I tried to make realistic tardigrade claws, they would break off in the kiln.

Without head, feet, or all those little holes: