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  1. Artist: Cody Hoyt

    August 20, 2014 by Erin Fletcher


    Cody Hoyt is the maker behind these extraordinary stoneware vessels, which display exteriors inspired by both organic (tree rings, Earth’s layers, bacon) and artistic patterns. They are really just beautiful and that’s why I want to share them with you. TwistedBoxII-CodyHoyt TwistedJug-CodyHoyt LargeOctahedron-CodyHoyt StonwareVessel-CodyHoyt

  2. Artist: Lydia Hardwick

    July 3, 2014 by Erin Fletcher


    Lydia Hardwick is a ceramic artist sculpting objects that look very little like ceramic (which is my favorite type of ceramic work). She studied at the Royal College of London and has completed two residencies in Scotland and Germany. The former leading to a show later this year at the An Tobar Gallery.

    As another artist I discovered through Buy Some Damn Art, I wanted to feature her on my blog because her pieces inspire me to make some wild lacunose onlays. Her color choices are brilliant and the abstract shapes she creates are captivating in their organic and sometimes sickly qualities.

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  3. Artist: Sarah Burwash

    April 24, 2013 by Erin Fletcher


    The illustration work of Sarah Burwash makes me so happy. Her drawings are so delicately executed, displaying a bundle of whimsy and beauty. Her ceramic work is equally intriguing and was recently featured on Buy Some Damn Art

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  4. Artist: Lili Scratchy

    April 3, 2013 by Erin Fletcher


    Saturated with color and humor these goofy ceramic pieces from Lili Scratchy are just brilliant. I mean, who can resist little spoon people or quirky body parts with eyeballs. mathematiques-liliscratchy face-liliscratchy meringues-liliscratchy debouts-liliscratchy plateroar-liliscratchy


  5. Swell Things No. 3

    March 31, 2013 by Erin Fletcher


    1. Incredible Wooden Marble Machines (and videos) from a Swiss designer and artist // Paul Grundbacher
    2. These highly structured and detail sculptures are constructed from paper. Unbelievable! Designed by Irving Harper
    3. Creatively sculpted ceramic vessels and plates // Shawn Spangler
    4. David Meowie
    5. Masterfully illustrated paper designs and portraits // Eiko Ojala


    6. Silkscreen printed Masks Cushion in Neon Coral // Hazel Stark
    7. Miniature Dream House slipcase for an accordion artist book // Jacquie Duruisseau
    8. I recently had an enthralling conversation about gender roles with the talented artist Katrina Majkut whose current work focuses on traditional wedding festivities.
    9. Stone Eye is a collection of poetry from Kentucky’s former poet laureate, Richard Taylor. Two editions were printed by Gray Zeitz of Larkspur Press with wood engravings by Canadian artist Wesley Bates. Thirty-one copies were bound by Guild members for a 2002 Midwest Chapter of the Guild of Bookworkers exhibit. The exhibition can still be seen online at Northwestern University.
    10. The psychedelic collage work of Serpentfire available at Society6.


    11. Need a laugh? Head over to the Irony Lab for some quirky and unusual sentiments // Tim McCool
    12. A recent Etsy obsession – Black Leather & Blue Triangles Pouch // Blackbird and The Owl 
    13. Swiss photographers Taylor Onorato and Nico Krebs cleverly extend the lines and angles of buildings with the careful placement of wooden beams.
    14. Jason and I have been obsessed with shipwrecks lately. These detailed ceramic pieces from Jon Gariepy caught my eye and drew me in.
    15. I love the odd nature of Laura Carlin’s ceramic work.

  6. Artist: Nathan Prouty

    December 20, 2012 by Erin Fletcher


    Are they alien life-forms or desserts of the future? Either way, these sculptures from Nathan Prouty are scrumptious. As a self-proclaimed image junkie, Nathan collects from all corners of the internet, compounding his ever evolving collection of imagery into these charming objects. 
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  7. Artist: Amanda Michelle Smith

    December 19, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    smallarmy_amandasmithAmong these works are Darger-esque scenes depicting a fierce army of young girls, pristinely dressed in baby-doll dresses and knee-high socks equipped with golden shields and war helmets. Combining ceramics and oil paints (with a dash of gold lustre), Amanda Michelle Smith builds a pastoral realm of imagination around childhood curiosities applying firmness and courage to her female characters. 

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    VIA: The Jealous Curator

  8. If Only…

    December 11, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    There are so many goodies over at Craft, but my current obsession with ceramics directed me to these gorgeous Surf Spray Vessels from Andrea Shaw.

  9. If Only…

    November 20, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    I’ve been obsessed with ceramics lately and I just came across these adorably chunky vessels from l’atelier des garçons

  • My name is Erin Fletcher, owner and bookbinder of Herringbone Bindery in Boston. Flash of the Hand is a space where I share my process and inspirations.
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