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Aphrodite, Goddess of love, beauty and desire. She has many lovers especially Ares and Adonis. She is often shown arising from the sea on a scallop shell. Her name gives us “aphrodisiac.”

Every ceramic panel tells a fascinating story. They are inspired by Classical Greek Myths and Legends and the many traditions in Ancient Greece. I love ancient Greek vases, especially the wonderful collection in the British Museum in London. They depict fabulous stories of Gods and heroes and the incredible adventures they undertake, including Gods - Demi-gods – Muses - Nymphs - Musicians - Warriors - Acrobats - Sports and scenes from family life. The stories from Homer’s Odyssey and Iliad are a particular favourite for inspiration.

Technique: White stoneware clay, slab built and fired between 1100 and 1200c in an electric kiln. Decorated with oxides, engobes and glazes. Drawings are made from many sources, such as the ancient Greek Vases in the British Museum. These drawings are given a modern and personal interpretation and then transferred onto lino. Natural and manufactured objects are also used to make further impressions to produce strong textures that complement the design and give the feeling that the panel could once have been on an ancient Greek building. The ceramic panel itself is 30x21cm approximately. It is finally put into a quality black 34x44cm frame to show it to good advantage.

24ct gold-leaf applied in part of the design.

Each panel is hand built and unique.

Ready to hang.

All sculptures are now sent in wooden cases to prevent any possible damage in transit. Any questions please get in touch.

Materials used:

clay

Aphrodite Sunbathing (Framed Ceramic Panel) (2018)

$142.25

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