Andrzej Bero - Journey through the Mud


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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby andrzej bero » Jan 17th, '11, 19:38

Thanks all of you for your kindly response and helpful tips.
Ambrose wrote:I think notches in the lid help to release the brew better. Also the lid nub doesnt look as comfortable to hold as it could. :D

I did not see notches in the lid in any pictures I have got on net. If you have any links to such I will be grateful.
The lid nob is high as about my thumb width (2mm less). But thanks I will put my attention on that.
IPT wrote:I really like the look of that shiboridashi. I guess the big question is; how does it pour?

Right, sometimes it can be a potter's (or user's) nightmare;) Look below
Chip wrote:I am curious about the clay you used since it is unglazed.

That is a mix of various stoneware clays. Because it was made for „scientific" reasons important for me was non porous of that clay.
Now that is my beloved teapot (7 days, 12 times a day) and I see no tea patina.
Chip wrote:Often shiboridashi are lower and wider, while houjin tend to be more upright like this one.

Somebody called such a higher shiboridashi „modern fashion”;) Set of new is wider/oldschool:-)

Once again thank you.
andrzej
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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby JeiKun4114 » Jan 30th, '11, 13:33

Hi Andrzej I think this is the notches Ambrose is talking about. It is under the lid :D I am also a big fan of Shiboridashi :D I'm looking forward to seeing more beautiful pieces by you :D

http://www.welcomeraintea.com/shop/item.aspx?itemid=43
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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby andrzej bero » Jan 30th, '11, 14:04

curtsy for You ... and Petr:-) thanks
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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby Petr Novák » Jan 30th, '11, 19:01

Hi Andrzej,

It is funy, isn't is? About "notches" I have realized that even those help they are not necessery - It more depents on how the shape of the lid and body of the shiboridashi fit to each other -if there is the gap, how big, how lines in shiboridashi are done and so on.... I still work on the "perfect" one too..so keep going, I like it:)

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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby andrzej bero » Feb 6th, '11, 20:27

Here are some new shots of some last year (but not least) works have remained in my studio. The photos are (here just a few) for my blog (catalogue pages) but I wanted to share them with you first.
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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby bonjiri » Feb 15th, '11, 23:49

andrzej bero wrote:Thank you for your very warm welcome and kind words about my work :D
Adam - very good choice... that is my favourite
Mosshorn - very good choice... that is my favourite
Dave - Hallo! I wanted to say I do not use commercial, ready glazes (but I do use frits and red angobe). It does not mean I gather stones, smash them and grind. I just mix ready igredients. Sorry I was not accurate in my first post.
for ex. in my glaze below there are frit, talc, nepheline syenite, kaoline, quartz, zircopax, bentonite.
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andrezej

beautiful work !

would love to see more !
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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby andrzej bero » Feb 24th, '11, 11:34

Thanks Cory - that's nice becouse I am your fan:-)

And two new cups from some more. Thanks for looking.
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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby Petr Novák » Feb 24th, '11, 11:47

Hi Andrzej,

I love the second one. Is it clay with manganise in it?

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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby andrzej bero » Feb 24th, '11, 12:19

hi Petr,
thanks for that.
clay not but slip has minerals with MnO2 "braunstein". Only outside of course:-)
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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby andrzej bero » Mar 13th, '11, 08:13

Hi,
my new set below

If you are interested in my new shiboridashi (I am still in love) please welcome here: http://aneybo.blogspot.com/p/teapotscatalogue.html

As usual all critical comments are welcome. They are very helpful for me.

andrzej
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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby AdamMY » Mar 13th, '11, 12:13

andrzej bero wrote:Hi,
my new set below

If you are interested in my new shiboridashi (I am still in love) please welcome here: http://aneybo.blogspot.com/p/teapotscatalogue.html

As usual all critical comments are welcome. They are very helpful for me.

andrzej



That set looks awesome, the only thing I worry about is it may need to come with two cups, and the Yazumashi also looks a little small. But then again I think I am in the minority here as a person who usually uses 80%+ or so of their kyusu's.
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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby Chip » Mar 13th, '11, 13:11

Great looking pieces, here and on your blog! :!:

Have you also done Houjin? The main differenence being the screen instead of the rake?
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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby andrzej bero » Mar 16th, '11, 16:52

hi
thank you very much for comments
@AdamMY - you are right, I still have a problem with capacity. Usualy make items too big for tealovers and too small for big family needs:-) I started seriously measure capacity few month ago and "my eye" sometimes cheat me. Well... in fact there are 2 cups but it was more easily to make pic (for me).
@Chip - Houjin? not yet, now (when we talk about teawares) there are jars and portable clay stove for water in my mind.
Nice you visited mu blog. Unfortunately it is not in English but reasons should be clear;-)
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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby andrzej bero » Apr 15th, '11, 15:42

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Re: Andrzej Bero - (almost) Electric Avenue

Postby andrzej bero » Apr 21st, '11, 18:33

hi,
Now we have here in Poland very nice hot and sunny days. But I would like to show something more inna winter style.
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