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Southern Art Ceramic Design is proud to be associated with this prestigious restaurant project for Tashas Nicolway in Johannesburg! We designed and produced the mediterranean inspired tiles for the floors, walls and table tops.
The image of the bathroom shows of to great effect what can be achieved with customized ceramic and shaped clay tiles from Southern Art Ceramic Design.
Our studio received a commission to manufacture handmade tiles to clad a wine fridge. The curved corner tiles were designed using Cad programs to ensure accuracy and a precise fit.
The colours were formulated to match the Clifton and Bantry bay coast below Nettleton Road. Three tones of the colour provide a dreamlike shimmering effect in a room designed to relax with friends while enjoying one of South Africa’s unsurpassed views!
Southern Art Ceramic Design received a commission to match the colours of 16th centuray antique Delft tiles for this prestigious renovation at L’Ormarins. Most of the images are antique but some were painted byHele Oosthuizen. The blanks with the bullhorn corners were painted by her as well.
The image is unfortunately from a mobile phone.
This handmade ceramic panel has been installed lately in Durban.
It is made up of metro tiles, 75 x 150mm in size and with custom sizes, so that the artist could harmoniously arrange the herb words inside the border.
Although the herb names or words are a classic we did complete another mural at the same time with the husband’s special chilli recipe instead!
The off-white or bone white colour of the metro tile is the choice of most clients as it blends seamlessly with all interiors.
View our www.handmadetiles.co.za website for extra information on new and similar projects.
The client often approach us to create and produce handmade tiles for her new kitchens, and this one is the most original of them all!
Each handmade tile were seperately formed and pressed by hand with a porcelain clay body and the mural was made to fit the space above the stove in this awesome kitchen!
The colour is a warm off-white with the design in a deep charcoal for a classic end-result.
The children’s input were noted and the ” Een Vir Almal & Almal Vir Een” was partly due to their suggestions.
What a surprise!
And the next inserts are also off-beat and refreshing.
I shall add some more information at a later stage.
Hundreds of requests came through for our high quality handmade dinnerware & ceramic coffee mugs - and the following image is an examples of what is to come!Hot Foot It to www.handmadetiles.co.za and grab it at a 25% discount!Our new hand cast porcelain based coffee mugs will be fresh, exciting and playful and you can be sure that each person in the family will take ownership of one of these cups!The idea is to paint One Of A Kind Mugs and even customize it for our clients kitchens!Enjoy!What else can we do for you?Southern Art Ceramic Design can create & produce:
- Exclusive Promotional Coffee Mugs
- Personalized Coffee Mugs
- Special Mugs as Gifts
- Printed and/or Transfer of unique logos and/or messages/phrases/words, etc.
Hele’ Oosthuizen specialize in the realistic rendering of Fynbos, Proteas, Birds and lately Cheetahs in a Bush veld scene.
Her career started at Southern Art Ceramic Design when she decided to halt her final year of a music degree at Stellenbosch University in favour of ceramic art.
The themes range from immaculately realistic fynbos and floral studies to the ultra realistic portrayal of bird species. Her work is unique in the South African art sphere as she utilizes the most fickle of mediums – the ceramic process!
Here is some of her smaller format work that sold recently.
Her ceramic work is bold and intense, some extroverted and flamboyant but always sensitive and peaceful.The preferred media that she works in is on a clay canvass using complex ceramic processes. Her inspiration for the special technique she uses in painting comes from being an avid bird watcher and living in Hermanus, surrounded by a World Heritage Site with one of the most spectacular diversity of the Fynbos biome.
Her development has not been defined by any formal field of artistic education, this provided her with the freedom to develop and nurture her natural skill to her own accord, resulting in a definitive, unique style and her ability to portray her subject matter in a style seldom seen in ceramics today.She continues on her journey of artistic exploration, and her work continues to increase in quality, stature and scale.
Her reputation as an artist capable of combining simplistic beauty, grace and flair in a style that has completely become her own has been recognized by collectors the world over.
The ceramic art murals and framed art, with a hearty splash of colour, will harmonize your daily life and offer a comforting embrace.