Side Profiles in the Round

By: William Lycholaj For a while last semester I explored the more figurative side of thrown pots, being inspired by some of the ceramic works by Pablo Picasso and the very early works of Peter Voulkos. I played with the idea that the contour of the pot represented a single side profile view of a face or animal therefore turning a 2-D image into a … Continue reading Side Profiles in the Round

Hand-built Ceramic Form and Mugs

By: Will Lycholaj When I spend time in the studio I’m usually hunched over a wheel throwing pots. I find the revolving nature of the wheel hypnotic, and it’s easy to get lost in the tall sweeping lines as a form arises from the mud. Sometimes however, I just don’t have the mental or physical energy to bend twenty-five pounds of clay to my will. … Continue reading Hand-built Ceramic Form and Mugs