A Willow For Ai Weiwei, Wen Tao, Liu Zhenggang, Zhang Jinsong, Hu Mingfen
Scott's Cumbrian Blues
Earthenware platter (c.1840) with inglaze and decal collaging and gold lustre. The 'Willow' pattern is embellished with numerous sunflowers, and a sillhouette of Ai Weiwei on top of a bridge in the bottom right.
Materials and techniques
Earthenware Willow pattern platter (c.1840) bought from eBay. Erased (with Dremel tool, diamond bit) detail. Re-glazed erased parts, refired (1100C), then inglaze decal collaging usin own made screen-printed transfers. Refired (1080C), the painted with gold lustre, refired (725C).