The slab method along with reductive carving was used to sculpt the brick walls. The geometric form is architecturally inspired and balanced with the organic movement of the hand-sewn vines and roses throughout the sculpture. See the images below to follow my creative process of working with the clay!
the assemblage of the slabs to create the form
the reductive carving of the brick wall
the holes punched through the clay before being fired into bisque ware.
the color application of acrylic paint to render the surface of a brick wall.