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Designed and hand-thrown by artist Vicki Gill in her small North Carolina studio, these bluebird mugs are sure to improve your morning coffee routine.
About Vicki GillA potter with a painter’s background, Vicki Gill says she “fell in love with clay at first touch.” For her, the tactile impression is as important as the visual impression, so carving and texturing methods form a common thread throughout her body of work. The bluebirds on this mug were made using stamps carved from clay. The branches are also hand-carved, and the flowers are dimensional. The designs are handpainted with vibrant underglazes and finished with a tinted transparent glaze that Vicki formulated.
Vicki has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and drawing from Louisiana State University. She honed her pottery skills at Gaston College and the renowned Penland School of Craft.
Please Note: Each bluebird mug is individually hand-thrown, painted, and carved. Due to the handmade nature of the work, slight variations should be expected and embraced.
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