Tigers Hiding Orange Beaker I

Laura Carlin
Tigers Hiding Orange Beaker I is a ceramic piece created by ceramicist and illustrator Laura Carlin. The piece is finished with a matt glaze after it has been intricately painted, and works best as a decorative piece.

Tigers Hiding Orange Beaker I by Laura Carlin references Northern European folk textile pieces which use dark blue or black backgrounds to offset imagery in the foreground. The colours are absorbed into the bisque ware to create a slight blur and undefined lines. The contrast between the light and dark colours also helps create a softer aesthetic, giving the beaker a more tactile appearance.
Material: Ceramic.
Dimensions: Height: 8cm, Width: 9cm, Depth: 9cm
Care Instructions: Dust gently or wipe with cloth.
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This handmade beaker is made from earthenware clay, formed using coil building. After its first firing, Laura uses underglazes to decorate it, often reversing out the design by laying bright colours down first and then painting in the negative space with a darker colour.
The Maker Laura Carlin Illustrator - South East England

Laura Carlin is an award winning London based ceramicist and illustrator, whose eye-catching designs and quirky sculptures have developed a cult following in the UK and abroad. Laura’s accolades include winning the Bratislava children’s book illustration awards, the first Brit to hold this title in twenty years. She has won the Quentin Blake Illustration Prize two years in a row whilst studying for her master’s at the Royal College of Art.