Flight / Ceramic Cup / Nouveau 2022 / Tanaya S
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'Flight' by Tanaya S - A 'One of a kind' ceramic Art & Functional piece, created for 'Nouveau' a group show inspired by the elegant shapes from the Art Nouveau Period.
The Cup Journey
Each vessel is hand thrown in Porcelain by Tanaya, bisque fired, hand painted in underglaze with a final coat of clear glaze (to make cups food safe) and fired up to 1220°C.
Dimensions: Each piece is appr. 85mm in height.
The handles are roomy which is great for bigger hands or those who love to hug a cup.
Wellington based multi disciplinary Artist Tanaya Shirsikar has been fascinated with the colours and light of the skies above her since childhood. How the light changes from Sunrise to Sunset through to the dramtic and mysterious moon cycles are constant sources of inspiration for the Artist.
Tanaya has been capturing these moments in time since 2020 as she paints intricate landscapes using her hand-thrown porcelain vessels as the canvas. Tanaya loves the three dimensional aspect of the canvas adding interest to the composition. Her painting style, a fusion of Realism and Impressionism to capture the mood an Original work of Art.
The landscape scenes are painted with tiny little brushes using ceramic underglaze as the paint medium. Every step from start to finish presents its own unique challenges for the porcelain clay works, but it is exactly these challenges that Tanaya enjoys and what makes each piece totally unique.