Small Footed Bowl by Emma Williams

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A small round hand thrown black clay ceramic bowl with turquoise crawl glaze decoration. This glazing technique gives a highly textured crackle effect surface to the delightful small bowl. The bottom of the bowl has a red clay slip for contrast.

The bowl measures approximately 10cm diameter by 6.5cm height.

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Emma makes decorative low fired ceramic bowls and brooches in her Nottingham studio from black & red clays using the press-moulding process.

Following a biscuit firing to 1000oC, she dips, pours and brushes on a range of glazes, including a vibrant matt turquoise barium glaze and textured 'crawl' glazes (so called because they pull or 'crawl' away from the clay surface as my electric kiln heats up to 1055oC) to create colourful and tactile surfaces.

Emma draws inspiration for her work from observations of the natural world she has absorbed throughout her life - from childhood memories of seaside holidays spent beachcombing and rockpooling, to things she sees around her from day to day such as lichen growing on a stone wall.

Emma graduated in 1999 with a BA (Hons) in Decorative Arts from Nottingham Trent University.