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.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Ophanim Pot 2

This is my second attempt at the Ophanim Pot.  The Ophanim are an order of Hebrew angels.  It means wheels.  They are also described as thrones.  In some illustrations, they are depicted as interlocking circles covered with eyes and wings.  

In my first attempt, the pot and lid survived the bisque firing, but the glazes melted due to some heat convection anomaly in the kiln, fusing the bottom of the pot to the kiln shelf.  

In this second attempt, the lid cracked in the bisque kiln, but the pot survived.  Unfortunately, the lid from the first one and the pot from the second one don't fit together.

The cracked lid: