description: ceramic tile mural
materials: hand made ceramic tiles, earthenware lustre glaze
techniques: Relief ceramic tiles mono printed and decorated with coloured slips and glazes. Multiple fired to build up layers of colours and textures.
dimensions: 2 00 x 15 0 x 3 cm
brief: To produce a tile mural
commissioned by: Causeway Health and Social Services Trust
details: From a distance this is seen as a series of spirals representing the sea intersected by a series of ceramic fish like shapes. Close-up , each spiral contains an illustration of a poem with references either to humorous accidents or the sea.
Poems Included :
Bones—Walter de la Mare
Inconsiderate Hannah—Harry Graham
Nine Mice—Jack Prelutsky
Tell Me , Tell Me Sarah-Jane -Charles Causley
As I went Over The Water—Anon