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Peter Beard

Blue Spiral Vessel

Ceramic

Ref: 76409

29 x 15 x 15 cms

£800.00

Own Art

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Peter Beard


Peter's work has always been inventive and he works in an intuitive way, constantly sketching and experimenting with new forms and processes. His forms are strong and simple but have complex surfaces which draw the viewer to look more closely. Each piece should work as a whole, combining harmony of form and pattern. Peter's influences come mainly from nature and landscape - from shells, stones and plants to the bigger visual panorama. The qualities of metal have always interested him - in particular he is fascinated by ancient metal work from the Bronze and Iron ages.

His work usually uses techniques of layering glaze and painting patterns with wax between the layers of glaze, the wax acting as a resist for the next layer. This is a long and meticulous process which creates complex patterns and textures within the glazes. The work is fired to stoneware temperatures. Peter continues to push the boundaries of his skills to produce timeless, beautiful objects which people will enjoy having in homes and workplaces.

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