"Awwww" Hotdog Plate
All images begin as original drawings on bristol board with old-school nib and ink style illustration with watercolor shading. The drawings are then scanned, processed and burned onto a screen. The screenprinting is done with special-made ceramic ink, and the images are applied onto clay slabs via a slip transfer. From there, the clay pieces are coiled and pinched into form, and finally fired with a clear crackle glaze to 2120°F.
The gold luster on this piece is used to intentionally censor part of the image. Over time and through repeated use, the luster will fade and ultimately reveal what is hidden beneath.
Plates include a built-in cleat on the backside for easy wall-hanging.
This piece is dishwasher, and food-safe. Do not put pieces with gold luster in the microwave.
Mid-range earthenware, slip, ceramic screenprint ink, cone 4 oxidation-fired