Mystery in twelve parts

Olga Perova's patterns zig and zag around this vase on PolymerClayDaily.com

Perth, Australia’s Olga Perova showed this 7″x11″ polymer vase in the Wanaroo Arts Awards exhibit.

She is drawn to vessel shapes and bargello-like patterns. Here she combines both favorites, lining up multicolored patterns in a most meticulous way.

By my count, there are twelve segments to this piece. Can you imagine applying all those strips of clay? It seems too textural to be a cane. It is baffling.

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  • reply PLane ,

    Could it be a riff on Jana Roberts-Benzon’s technique. Regardless, it’s beautifully done.

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