PLEASE give a WARM EBPC WELCOME to our new Members – the truly lovely and extremely talented couple; Nadja & Sandro Tschudin of Switzerland - aka Kawasemi Studios!
The EBPC are thrilled to be working with Nadja & Sandro, and to be able to bring their expertise and wealth of knowledge to you!
... As a bonsai related artform, Suiseki has long been displayed at high level bonsai exhibitions, both as an accent with a tree, as well as on their own. Thanks to their high power of suggestion, such stones reflect the essence of landscapes, people, animals and other objects.
Through the art of suiseki, Kawasemi Studios help us to experience the entire universe and cultivate a mindful approach to ourselves and others.
'Our aim is to provide everything you need for Suiseki: stones, the wooden bases, Suiban, matching scrolls and also education and knowledge. Like this we want to share our love for stones and fine arts as well as raise people's awareness of how to combine elements in displays'.
Kawasemi add an exciting new dimension to the EBPC.
We are delighted to welcome Nadja & Sandro into the EBPC family and look forward to learning more about the world of Suiseki and Kawasemi Studios.
You can view Kawasemi's POTTER PROFILE & GALLERY of WORKS here!
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Please JOIN US in welcoming new EBPC member - Igor Carino, of Italy !
Please join us in welcoming a world-class artist, ‘Igor Carino’ as an EBPC member!
This inspirational artist has dedicated himself to bonsai for 20 years and has been creating bonsai ceramics for 18. For the past decade, Igor has been researching how to realize his dream – creating bonsai ceramics through the fusion of traditional pot-building principles with cutting-edge modern technology.
His exceptional 3D-Printed pots won 1st prize at the famous pot contest of the 47th Gafu ten in Kyoto, as well as contests in Europe.
These fascinating pieces have incredible detail in their design and patterned finish, yet retain all of the charms of old Japanese anagama-fired ceramics. Each pot from this process is unique, and the pots have a superb wood-fired sheen, with flame signatures, and natural ash deposit glazes.
Please read about these innovative pots and this great artist on Igor Carino’s EBPC Profile
A LIMITED EDITION RANGE of Gafu ten winning design pots will be IN-STORE on FRIDAY at 18.00 GMT!
A select range of these Gafu-ten winning design pots will be made available for EBPC customers tomorrow (Friday 21st April) in the EBPC Online Store.
These award-winning pots are hand built at the base, and then, once designed and a computer program is built, they are 3D printed using traditional clay - high-quality Japanese or French stoneware. The pots are constantly attended to during this long process and then are finished by hand. The rim is then hand built, and once leather hard, areas of the pots are smoothed to a polished finish. The pots are then wood-fired for 11 hours, another process that requires constant attention, in a special high-temperature wood-fired kiln (1350°C), designed and built by ceramic artist and kiln expert Frederick L. Olsen. A mix between traditional Western wood kilns and Japanese kilns.
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With a wonderful variety of forms and fantastic designs and glazes, all pots are handmade to Ilker's own designs, inspired by the classics.
... and a few pieces are IN-STORE now!
You can read more about Ilker, on his EBPC POTTER PROFILE here ..
Please join us in WELCOMING Ilker Durak to the EBPC family - we look forward to seeing more great pots from you.
Japanese-Inspired .. Italian-made.
Pots by Yaruki Ceramics will be in the EBPC shop on Thursday 8th - and will be sent to buyers DIRECTLY by the artist - from within the EU.
Me & Raimondi of Slovenia - First rate bonsai ceramists!
The EBPC is proud to announce new members to the Collective; Me and Raimondi. You can find out all about them in their EBPC POTTER PROFILE, which also shows examples of some of their fantastic work.
A video showing Me & Raimondi branch pots under construction...
We are very proud & excited to welcome a wonderful new member to the EBPC - Guerao.
An superb European bonsai potter, passionate about classical Japanese design and form, and experienced & knowledgeable with trees too.
Read the EBPC 'Potter Profile' for this wonderful artist here.
.. A selection of his works are available to buy in the EBPC online store here.
The EBPC continues to bring you the very best in bonsai ceramics...
Makisada! - A few incredible pieces in store now!
Please join me in welcoming fantastic French potters: 'TERRE EN VADROUILLE' to the EBPC!
They traded last weekend at Arco in Italy, and this weekend will be at Expo de bonsai region sud - Donzac!
Read all about them in their EBPC potter profile and examples of their work here.
The EBPC will be releasing some of their pots for sale TOMORROW (Thursday 10th May) - around 4pm GMT!! And there are some superb mame and shohin stunners in there, including some beautiful painted pieces.
We are very excited to welcome a wonderful potter from France; Sabine Besnard!
Sabine creates a diverse range of stunning ceramics for bonsai, shitakusa and Ikeabana.
If you are not aware of her work -
Check out Sabine's 'potter profile' here - and her pots in the EBPC webstore !
Having seen his work, we really are very excited to be able to offer you pots from one of Europe's promising new bonsai potters, Mira! His work will be available for sale in the EBPC shop (link above) from Thursday 6th September.
You can read his 'Potter Profile' and see some of his work here.