RakuFine Art Dog Sculptures
What is RAKU?
This is probably the first question I get when I so excitedly share about my newest pieces.
Raku is a Japanese pottery technique that was first started to be used in the 1500’s. Originally part of the tea ceremony.
With this primary concept in mind is easier to explain that RAKU is at the same time complex and simple. Complex because it requires some mastery to develop a great firing technique, and simple because it recalls the creation of simple unpretentious objects to be functional. As with everything from an eastern original there are many levels involved in the craft.
For me as an artist creating pieces with this technique involves higher levels of dedication and at the same time the search for perfect imperfection. If there’s something I love about the way I use this technique, is that I am actively looking for uncontrolled results and imperfections that speak about the beauty and uniqueness of a piece.
Creating such pieces is a complete let go of expectations and opening up to wonderful surprises created by using all 4 natural elements.
I have had the dream of creating raku pieces for many years until finally, it was during mid-2021 that I met a master who would guide me through the process and take care of removing the pieces out of the hot kiln.
If you would like to read more about the process and also see some photos click here
The results so far had been outstanding and the new Raku pieces have already found homes all over the world!
I am very excited about creating these fine art dog sculptures and keep adding new dog breeds to my portfolio.
If you would be interested in adding a Raku Dog sculpture to your private collection get in touch with me to place an order for future RAKU sessions during 2022.
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