I’m now running One to One and One to Two ceramic workshops from my pottery studio in Dudley Road, Hastings.
If you would like to create a special item; be it a christening bowl for a new member of the family, a memorial plaque or an ashes casket for a funeral, an exuberant sculpture for a wedding – I can help you catch that elusive idea and turn it into an artwork you will be proud of.
Perhaps you like Rhinos…
Please email me at studio at annakeiller.com or have a look at my website, where I will be updating new ceramic workshop dates shortly. My mobile number is 07722171818 if you would like to discuss a potential project.
I am still playing with double ceramic torsos to create vases – this is a sort of Janus Vase, if you like. I have used a transparent glaze on the inside to make it hold water and painted big, bright red hearts on the outside with Botz brush-on glazes. The rest of the outside has a bronze finish, which I achieve by mixing bronze and graphite powder with varnish. I really want to see it filled with big, red Amaryllis flowers!
Living with my head in the clouds, I only realized this morning that I had to submit this vase to a show today at 1pm! At 11 in the morning I was still busy burnishing the bronze finish.
This is the other side. It is about 20” tall and 14” wide.
It was raining outside so the natural light was not good enough for me to record the finished article, so I called photographer and web designer Matthew May to see if he would save my bacon…
And he said; come on over! A frantic taxi ride later and Matthew had the pictures in the can, and I could slope off to the Art’s Forum – almost on time – to hand in my vase…
These are his pictures, by the way. Matthew has also built my website which is www.annakeiller.com.
I’ve been asked what the other side of my ceramic sculpture vase looks like ; so here it is!
The smoke firing brings out such different effects – both sides were treated the same way using manganese, iron and copper oxides and of course Botz red brush-on glaze for the heart. A gift to the one that has it all.