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Keiran Best | “Spore Vases”

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Two small white ceramic vases reminiscent of bird's nest mushroom spores.

Keiran Best, "Spore Vases," 2020, hand built ceramic vases with matte glaze finish, 5" x 2" x 2"

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In this class I primarily drew my inspiration from organic plant shapes. The pinching technique was used to create these little spore like vases from a ball of clay. I used only a sharpened stick of wood to carve the texture and I finished them with a white matte glaze.