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The ceramics - objects, fountains, statues, reliefs - are mostly contructed in slabs and are in part polished or slip painted. After the biscuit firing the pottery is partially or very thinly glazed in the depressions of the reliefs, or accross the surface, so that the colour of the body clay or the engobe remains visible. The firing temperature for the glaze is 1060 - 1200 degrees in an electric kiln. Alternatively the object is smoke fired in a Raku kiln or capsules are used.
The sculptures of
Nežika Novak call archaic forms to mind, for example stelen and totems
which harbour mystic understanding of nature and the universe, The interaction
of various levels of comprehension and the coming together (unification)
of substance and idea is visible in her ceramics which are formed out
of stylized human, animal and plant elements.