Last New Blockhead Image

This is a variation on the Blockhead theme but constructed horizontally. Rather than using a sgrafitto technique on the walls of the piece, I used old Lino Blocks to make impressions on the wet clay before using the slabs to make the pieces. I didn’t have a specific use in mind but the pieces could definitely be used for flower arrangements (with a wire support) or for fruit etc. centerpiece.

These pieces are a lot more spontaneous to make. I don’t have to carefully make and choose particularly shaped images to fit the edges anad planes of the piece but instead make a slab that has a particular texture/set of images that can be used almost like a decorated/patterned fabric.

 @17” wide

@17” wide

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 This is a cut and paste created by John Polak so that we would have a horizontal image to use for the Pottery Trail.

This is a cut and paste created by John Polak so that we would have a horizontal image to use for the Pottery Trail.