She opened the kiln and it was good. Two new ceramic sculptures. I was expecting the Majolica in a somewhat blue-gray color. I previously did a test on a different glaze and temperature. (And did not have time for new tests). But on this specific glaze (and higher temperature) it was still just brilliant blue, […]
The talented filmmaker Jaco Kruidenier of MaasMedia Rotterdam recently made a short film about Pepijn’s work. The film has a wonderful atmosphere, and is filmed entirely on location at Struktuur86 in The Hague where Pepijn regularly works on his ceramic sculptures. Thanks you Jaco! Now the film is still in Dutch, hopefully there will soon […]
Jan Cornelis Snoeck (5 March 1927 – 31 March 2018) was a Dutch sculptor and ceramist Such an incredible honour that I have been asked to paint a large sculpture by Dutch sculptor Jan Snoeck. Flowers in blue and white. When I was chatting with Jan a few years ago at Struktuur 68 studio in […]
As a teenager with an archaeological interest in ancient ceramics Pepijn had a special interest in this ceramics and glass magazine , ‘Vormen uit Vuur’. He would find old episodes at the ‘ De Slegte ‘ second hand bookstore in Utrecht. Now his work is featured in the latest episode in an article by The […]
This is a timelapse video of Pepijn painting the grisaille underpainting (in black and white) in acrylics for a new painting on canvas (the working title of this small painting is Prehistoric Monster Skull Collection). The rest of the painting will be finished in oil paint (but will take a lot longer than the underpainting). […]
Heavy machinery at Zuliani, the art and terrazzo makers who are renovating the sculpture ‘Ode aan Marten Toonder’ (Ode to Marten Toonder). Pepijn made this sculpture with his art collective De Artoonisten (Hans van Bentem, Luuk Bode and DJ Chantelle aka Boris van Berkum and himself) in 2002. Because of rigorous adjustments to the square, […]
On 25th of October the awards ceremony for the Piket Kunstprijzen took place at Theater Diligentia in The Hague. Before this event Pepijn spent busy months sculpting, glazing and making wooden boxes for the ceramic awards. On the photo below you see the winner in the category painting, Lennart Lahuis. More information about the Piket […]
The Piket Art prizes, work in progress. This is what kept Pepijn busy this summer. Last two months he has mainly been working on four awards for the Piket Art Prizes. The first one has just came out of the kiln (three firings, bisquit, glaze and goldluster). The basic shapes of the awards are thrown […]
Let the trumpets blare! Pepijn can now also be found on Youtube! Pepijn is featured in the August 2015 episode of ‘De kleine K’ the Independent Digital Ceramic Magazine. http://www.dekleinek.nl/ and they made a video about Pepijn and his work. Below you can watch the interview/documentary, especially made for ‘De kleine K’.
Pepijn made these two paintings on leftover blocks of Walnut that he got from a friend who is a furniture designer (work in progress).