Artist's Profile: Joan Hardie Artist's Statement My aims are to produce ceramics that encourage people to look afresh at the natural world and which are lively, interesting, accessible and affordable. My work is inspired by natural textures, colours and forms, particularly from trees, ferns, lichens and fungi. I enjoy trying to capture something of the feeling of a natural subject in clay, so that the ceramic piece becomes a celebration of nature.
When I was a little girl I dreamed of having my own magazine. I even used to type out my own little stories on my old-school typewriter with a view to piecing them together one day. However soon I was at uni and suddenly I was a lawyer. My heart got buried by sensibility as the 'practicalities of life' ensured I pursued a stable professional career. But I knew. I knew from the very beginning that this was not my calling. And finally after years of feeling like a round peg in a square hole I…
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this image to me mesans the loss of time... it show the world breaking around down and the clock being destroyed it is really effactive and the use of photoshop is really good cause it makes it look like its real