Some of you might be using traditional ceramics such as kettles, vessels or decorative pieces in your routine life. But what would happen if such life-size pottery turns into miniature clay units? Well, they’d surely look like ingenious miniature ceramics by Washington-based artist Jon Almeda. He creates tiny hand-thrown ceramics at 1-inch (2.54cm) scale, which is awfully small.
These creative clay pieces are created using motorized curio wheel to achieve precise control for shaping such minute handcrafted objects. Such tiny pieces help the artist to focus more on its accurate form and also unwinds mind from hectic life.
According to Almeda,
“While browsing a book store, I came across a book called ‘Creating Ceramic Miniatures,’ which really changed my whole outlook and approach. Throwing small really allows me to focus on the shape and form of a piece. It is a very meditative form of creation.”
The miniature clay art exactly resembles their larger versions; however these pint-sized crockery pieces are can even sit easily on a coin or matchbox. These artistic clay designs show how artistry mixed with an ordinary task can lead to awe-inspiring dexterity.
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