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Story Bowl “Forest Friends”

This bowl was a commission for a Christmas present for someone in the USA. It shows all the forest animals that visit the garden of the person who has received the bowl. It was a pleasure to make and I thought a video would show it better than pictures alone, so here...

Story bowl ” Silence”

For an international art exhibition in Belgium I was asked by the organiser to create a story bowl, inspired by a poem. It is not the first time that I created a bowl to go with a poem, see the charioteer bowl. This time the poem is by on of the other participants,...

Story Bowl “Wallekant”

Story bowl about a house, a family house for several generations, with a previous history and not always in use as a house. Now the house is an unique meeting house where groups can meet and have the exclusive use of the whole house. I was commissioned to make a story...

Story Bowl for an 80th birthday

  A story Bowl for an 80th birthday, with an old farmhouse table for mum, dad and 6 kids, with cakes and flowers (red roses) in honour of the celebration. Footsteps coming and going as it is during once life, people come and go, the path of ones live meanders in...

Spektakel

  Thursday 14th of May and Friday 15th of May you find me in Gouda at the ceramics fair. Theme this year is "SPEKTAKEL" spectacle/show. Besides the fair with 120 stalls there will be an exhibition of a work my by each participant about the theme. I asked my...

Story Bowls about washing machines and history

Custom story bowls, one of my favourite custom orders. I finished this one a while ago, but as it is a the gift, as most bowls are, it had to stay secret. This one is for a couple celebrating their 50th anniversary, ain't that awesome. It had to have washing machines...

Story Bowls: Clay pigeon shooting, Argentina and more

Custom story bowl, with more than one story, I'll share some (parts) with you. The bowl is created for a man who loves clay pigeon shooting, who loves Argentina. The clay pigeon transforms into a real pigeon, flying to safety. This relates to the aeroplane which was...

Story Bowl: Owls’ Play

A story bowl for an organisation named "Uilenspel" (owls' play) from Ghent, Belgium. This is a group of mostly volunteers who help primary school kids, especially foreign childern, with their homework. They come to the childs house and thus not only help the child,...

Story Bowl: 18 ladies, 1 man and a wheelbarrow

Custom story bowl for a man. He was saying goodbye to the company. The bowl was commissioned by the 18 women he trained and worked with during his career. And oh, ...there had to be a wheelbarrow too.... It was challenge and a pleasure making so many figures, of...