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Karen Atherley – Ceramics       Click to see a larger image.

Hand Painted Vase

Hand Painted Vase

Medium: Ceramic Size: 12 x 20cm Price: £59
Cream Jug

Cream Jug

Medium: Ceramic Size: 14 x 9cm Price: £31

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    My pots are vividly coloured and decorated with flowing mainly female figurative nudes and faces wrapped…


    Karen Atherley

    …around a diverse range of vases, bowls, mugs and plates. The unique figurative style portrays curvy fleshy figures influenced by Greek antiquity and the colours of the impressionists. I use brightly coloured slips painted onto white earthenware and glazed with a transparent glaze to give a lustrous finish, with the addition of decals to give the work an old fashion feel. Originally a hand builder and a slip caster I am now working with thrown shapes. My aim is to produce a decorative object that has a practical use as well as eye catching and good to look at.

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