Space, light and balance
Rachel's work is created out of a passion for surface decoration and explores a personal intuitive response to linear, textural and light details within the landscape.
Colour is an intrinsic part of her practice; she uses colour and the expressive energy that it gives her to capture the essence of a place. Simplifying what she sees, Rachel creates graduations of hue to translate and narrate the experience.
Abstract compositions evolve through tactile and contemplative, painterly processes on a clay canvas. Complex layers of ceramic slips
are meticulously applied to thin clay slabs; the slabs are later assembled to create simple geometric forms, marrying form and surface so they become one indivisible unit.
The pieces play a contrast between the rough organic feel of textured ceramic slip and the luscious polished surface of earthenware clay.
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