Friday, June 26, 2020

Quirky Characters Hand-Sculpted In Clay By Yen Yen Lo

Yen Yen Lo is a ceramic artist who makes quirky characters inspired by the imaginary worlds the artist daydreams about. After working as a graphic designer for 20 years, the artist took a hiatus from her career and enrolled in a clay workshop with an aim to find her true calling. At the time she had no idea that she would fall in love with hand building, and more joy in working with clay more than working on a computer. Eventually, she took a path which later in her life turned out be a full-time career.

"Designing in clay offers another creative outlet which is both challenging and fascinating. Allegorical works, people watching, interesting words and dreams are what inspires me. I have a love affair with delicate brushwork and detailed sgrafitto which you'll see a lot of here."

Each of her pieces is made using raku clay, and is intricately textured decorated with slips. She makes wall hanging art, bells and sculptures that you would crave in your life. To view her work from the past and learn about her current projects go to Instagram