After focusing on soft and harmonious glazes and shapes, I decided to play a bit and to use the defects that I encountered during my ceramic career. I started to concentrate on pieces with “materials” with varied textures, craters, cracks, puffinesses, all what is usually refered to as “defects
While keeping portions of tranquillity with enamels as perfect as possible.
I had already made paintings with engobes on enamel, additions of sand, mica etc. but the operation was facilitated: as pictures are fired horizontaly, additions do not risk to fall on the plates of the kiln.
For example, an engobe should normally be in adequacy with its support so that it has a good adhesion. I am looking rather for it to get loose, swells up, to melt more or less, in other words to live.