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Ceramic Workshops in Hastings

I am running one to one and one to two ceramic workshops from my studio overlooking the Old Town of Hastings. If you would like to try your hand at pottery and sculpting in clay, or if you already know … Continue reading

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Life casting classes

So this man calls me up from Belgium and wants to come over to Hastings for the weekend to learn how to do life casting AND how to make a mold of his cast so that he can make ceramic torso sculptures … Continue reading

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Smoke firing a ceramic torso

Oh, the weather! Gales and vertical rain. I have spent the holidays vertical, too; on my sofa in front of the fire watching Breaking Bad compulsively online. Live dangerously, right? I couldn’t decide if I should smoke fire my ‘Lady … Continue reading

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Body casting

The quest for new torsos is continuing and Joseph is back for another session of body casting. He is nothing but patient… To see the result of all this please go to http://www.annakeiller.com The photos were taken by Matt from … Continue reading

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Body casting

The lovely Joseph Ford came to my studio to pose for my new series of male torso sculptures. I use plaster bandages, mod-roc. And warm water to stop Jo from hitting the roof. Some people swear by Alginate, but I … Continue reading

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New ceramic torsos/ wall art

  The sycamores are all yellow and brown, but earlier in the summer I collected sycamore wings…   …and pressed them into the clay of my ceramic torsos… I call this torso ‘Forest’ The lizards are not from the garden… … Continue reading

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Sold

A Dutch Gallery owner came to view my work yesterday. He only wanted to see male ceramic torsos, so I re-hung the studio with all my male sculptures. …and …he bought them all. Every single one on the wall. The … Continue reading

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Female Ceramic Torsos

Ceramic torso with a cold bronze finish, 20” x 16” (50cm x 40 cm) Ceramic torso with a turquoise glaze which I later smoke fired along with some added copper and manganese oxides, 20” x 14” (51 cm x 37 … Continue reading

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Ceramic torso commission – and the winner is;

My client came today to pick up her ceramic torso; I was wondering which one she’d like best. I made three torso sculptures based on her brief so that she would find one she really liked. She didn’t much like … Continue reading

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Ceramic torso commission, final results

During the last few days I have been finishing off a recent body cast commission. I first wrote a post about it a few days ago here. The client wanted a smoke fired sculpture of herself to present to her … Continue reading

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