James Ward's Profile
I have created a range of hand drawn ceramics that are fun and centered around animals either protecting, stealing, eating or asking politely for your food
I studied Illustration at Westminster University in London where I developed a love of working in pen and ink. I wanted to create pieces that have a narrative, but an ambiguous one. I feel drawing anthropomorphic characters can describe so much about human emotions and personalities with the juxtaposition of the animal’s expression against his clothing, an item or text.
I have experimented with a range of mediums in illustration, but it was only this year after a visit to Sweden, inspired by the huge range of natural history surface design on furnishings and home wares, that I began experimenting with ceramics. I tend to create a new character every couple of weeks, and it’s exciting getting feedback for my new…
- Born on January 27
- Joined February 18, 2010