I am not afraid to draw lots of lines on the face and body when drawing, but the drawing on the bowls doesn't become sharp until after firing with glaze. On this bowl the glazing revealed a worry on the beautiful woman's features, and I imagined a mirror on the other end of her gaze.
The un-planned lines on her face made me think of plastic surgery afterwards. She wants to be beautiful and it is not a hanging offence to want to become like that. She was already beautiful, and now nurses her outstretched arm in order to bear the pain that follows. Inside we all want our minds to be beautiful, and that as well has its own pain ...
25 x 24 cm