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Eric James Mellon.

Eric James Mellon.

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Published by Craftsmen Potters Association in [London .
Written in English

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  • Mellon, Eric James.

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    The atmosphere was youthful and dedicated. His subjects drew on his Christian faith, stories from classical antiquity and his pleasure in the world around him. He also delighted in the human body, particularly the female form, which he depicted with honesty and fondness. There are many artists, of whom I am one, who will remember him with great affection and gratitude for all his encouragement and generosity as they started out. A stimulating conversationalist with a great sense of humour, he was interested in a wide range of ideas. Rupert Toovey.

    In the early s he set up an artistic community at Hillesden, Buckinghamshire, with Derek Davis and fellow artist John Eric James Mellon. book. He married Martina in During the autumn of Derek was artist in residence at Sussex University, an experimental time culminating in a lecture and two exhibitions. The key is to get the right levels of calcium or potassium, and Mellon discovered that most shrubs and herbaceous plants produced ash with a high proportion of potassium, which raised the melting point of the glaze mix. Most pieces from this period are quite a bit smaller than this impressive pot. By Revd.

    On Oct. It was with Derek at a party held for art students that Eric met his wife-to-be, Martina Thomas. Development of Work[ edit ] In he was introduced to making stoneware, and since that time he has devoted his life mainly to the research of decorating stoneware pots with figurative drawings and glazing them with ash glazes. Trump also urged the Ukrainian leader to look into any Ukrainian involvement in the election.


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Eric James Mellon. Download PDF Ebook

In the early s he set up an artistic community at HillesdenBuckinghamshirewith his friend Derek Davis and others. Please look at my other studio pottery listed this week and email if you have any questions.

He was a devoted husband and father and a loyal friend. Eric James Mellon Eric James Mellon. book born at Watford, Hertfordshire, on November 30 ; his grandfather had been a cabinet maker, and for part of his career his father taught woodwork and technical drawing.

He grew up in a musical household. Exhibiting in prestigious galleries such as Peter Dingley in Stratford-upon-Avon and Amalgam in London assured Derek a place alongside the likes of Lucie Rie and Ruth Duckworth as one of the most prominent potters of the decade.

By using ash glazes he joined the tradition of craft potters established in the early decades of the twentieth century by Bernard Leachfollowed by Katherine Pleydell-Bouverie.

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ERIC JAMES MELLON

In Mellon had begun researches into ash glazes, using ash from trees and plants Eric James Mellon. book his garden, from assisted by Mabel Padfield, a scientifically trained neighbour.

He also delighted in the human body, particularly the female form, Eric James Mellon. book he depicted with honesty and fondness. Mellon painted, carved in wood and, as a printmaker, investigated monotypes, wood engraving, lithographs, aquatints and etchings. One of the most recent was a show at the Ariana Museum in Geneva, headquarters of the International Academy of Ceramics.

The effects he achieved in ceramic were unique. During the autumn of Derek was artist in residence at Sussex University, an experimental time culminating in a lecture and two exhibitions. In he began a lifelong career in teaching — at boys' clubs, working men's institutes and from at the unlikely-sounding Ministry of Fuel and Power Art Club, later the Thames House South Art Club, where he taught off-duty civil servants.

The development of his signature, vivid turquoise-blue barium glaze, followed in and is closely associated with his work of this period. If Mellon's models were an unusually vital inspiration, he also drew strength from visits to the circus, from portraiture and from the old masters, taking in work as diverse as Rembrandt's etchings and Carlo Crivelli's Annunciation in the National Gallery.

At 13 he attended Watford Technical and Art Institute to prepare for a career in the local printing industry. Posted on. On leaving the Central, he had brief teaching jobs, but Britain in was not conducive to the arts and both he and Mellon felt they needed a more constructive way of making a living than painting.

It reflected the importance to him of communicating narrative. Together they bought a kiln and rented a vicarage in the hamlet of Hillesden, Buckinghamshire.

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In he published Decorating Stoneware, a study of ash glazes. By Revd. He embraced this path and everything in his life was bound up with it. The early s heralded a renaissance of crafts, and new craft shops and galleries Eric James Mellon. book their works. Derek had known from an early age that he wanted to be an artist.

Eric James Mellon - 'Jessica in a Hat ', stoneware bowl with brush-drawn decoration and bean-ash glaze, Eric James Mellon - 'Daphne and Apollo', stoneware pot with brush-drawn decoration and Philadelphus-ash glaze, Eric James Mellon — stoneware chalice with brush-drawn decoration and bean-ash glaze, Years of research and experimentation into ash glazes brought him worldwide recognition as an artist, a ceramicist and a scientist.

In the University of Chichester published the book "Decorating Stoneware" on his work and techniques, especially ash glazes, written by Mellon and Professor Paul Foster of the university.Jul 25,  · Circus! was commissioned by British artist Eric James Mellon for the launch of his book, '65 Years of Printmaking'.

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