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.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Seated Cthulhu #1

A few months ago I received a commission for a seated Cthulhu and was given this as an idea of what he wanted.  This was what I came up with and then decided I couldn't sell it for the $20 budget of the commission and made a second one that I felt fit the price better (not an inferior piece, but less detailed).

This is based on a design for a papercraft Cthulhu by paper engineer Phillip Fickling.

Lovecraft's original Elder Sign is inscribed on the sides and August Derleth's version is on the back.  There is also some mysterious fake lettering on the front: