by Jan Jacque
Pit Fired Clay with Wood Accents
13" x 8 " x 3.5"
Sculpted wood pieces have graceful flowing lines and a contemporary flair.
The pieces I create with sculpted wood start with hardwood lumber. I cut and then sculpt the wood with a power rasp. The wood is sanded until a very smooth surface is achieved and the wood's hidden beauty is revealed. I then make the clay form to complement the wood. As the clay dries I separate the clay and wood so that I can fire the clay . After the clay is fired, I attach the wood permanently with a lifetime adhesive.