The Art of Laurence G. Tilley
First cast – a miscast bronze – of the Turnip Masked Priestess in the crucible, being re-melted.
Concept drawing and wax for Baby Goblin.
Britain Under the Tories. Atkins Gallery, Hinckley & Floor One Gallery, Rugby. 100 ceramic figures. Click here to see their own gallery.
Vitruvian Woman. Jesmonite. Atkins Gallery, Hinckley.
Reading, alternate view.
Reading. Atkins Gallery, Hinckley. White fibre clay, earthenware fired. Half life size.
Leg Down. Nude figure, bronze and resin. Atkins Gallery, Hinckley.
Leg Down, alternate view.
Self portrait. Bronze and resin. Not for sale (Artist’s own collection).
Leaning. White fibre clay, earthenware fired. Figure broke under own weight, probably the event which inspired the artist to move towards harder materials.
Zifirl Gnome Alchemist. Painted Ceramic. Alchemy Exhibition, 2014
Three Elephantoids. Fibre clay and acrylics.
“Three Elephantoids Sitting in the Rim of the Tyre Connected by Strands of Teenage Angst Poetry”. Paintec ceramic, found object and recollected angst. For Alchemy Response to the Rugby Collection, Rugby Art Gallery 2014
Steampunk Angel. Ceramic and mixed media. Winner Morgan Sindall Award, Rugby Open Exhibition.
Steampunk Angel detail.
Diddly Squat and Lothwaine. Painted Ceramic. Not for sale (Artist’s own collection.)
Diddly Squat reverse.
Mask. Fibre clay, raku fired.
Proboscoid Horror. Art Mache and mixed media.
The Agnostic Doom Painting.
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Mother Goose. Fibre clay, raku fired and glazed.
Mother Goose. Three quarter view
Mediaeval Lion. Fibre clay, raku fired.
Mediaeval Lion. Alternate view.
Three Yunomi. Stoneware.
Merlin. Fibre clay, raku fired.
Merlin. Three-quarter profile view.
The Little Devils
Little Red Devil. Fibre clay, glazed on a wooden post.
Little Black Devil. Fibre clay and oxides on a wooden post.
Guenevere. Fibre clay, acrylics.
Sir Gawain. Fibre clay, painted. 17″ excluding base.
Sir Gawain by Night
The Actors. Fibre clay, earthenware fired. Sold.
An English Father Christmas
An English Father Christmas. Side view.
Jenny Greenteeth. Fibre clay, raku fired.
Jenny Greenteeth. Detail. “There was green algae and sometimes red algae. The red was the blood, people said, of Jenny Greenteeth’s victims, after she had dragged them to the bottom with her long stretchy arms, and nibbled them to death with her little green teeth.”
Herod. Fibre-clay, local clay, porcelain, glass and steel. Based on the poem by Charles Causley.
Herod, head detail.
The Pailton Miser. Fibre clay and inks.
Pin-up Girl. Fibre clay, earthenware glazes
Pin up detail.
Mari Lwyd Mixed clays and glazes, slate base, assembled. Rugby Open Exhibition 2007/8. Sold.
Mari Lwyd detail. Sold.
King O’ the Cats. Fibre clay, mixed media.
Exile Cup. Fibre clay, stoneware fired. “Where I Fell in Love Gallery.” 2007
Marco’s First Flight. Fibre-clay body, raku fired with mixed media. Mixed clays and glazes. Rugby Open Exhibition 2007/8. Sold.
Marco’s First Flight side view. Sold.
Marco’s First Flight detail 1. Sold.
Marco’s First Flight detail 2. Sold.
The Chalice of the Soldithian Hags. Raku Fired Ceramic. Rugby Festival of Culture Art Trail 2014
“And now our cousin, Petal Gnome, will enthral you all with her Dance of the Seven Veils.” Fibre-clay body, acrylics & mixed media.
The Mermaid of Zennor. Fibre-clay body, raku fired. Brick clay base.
Sciopod. Fibre-clay body, raku fired. Sold.
Blemmaye on a Swing. Fibre-clay body, raku fired. Rugby Open Exhibition 2004
Nobody. Fibre-clay body, raku fired. This sculpture was destroyed in a fire.
Humanoid. Raku body, raku fired.
Pleased to be Here. White
Pleased to be Here
Boar. Raku body, raku fired.
Blemmaye. During firing.
Blemmaye. Fibre-clay, raku fired.
Sketch for Seated Figure. Watercolour pencil.
Seated Figure. Smoked stoneware paper-clay, weathered.
Raku Beaker. White stoneware body, white alkaline glaze over chromium oxide.
Sculptural form, glazed stoneware, weathered.
15 of the 16 tiles are based on West African pottery and wood carving. One is based on an Anglo-Saxon pot.
Ceremonial Drinking Vessel Stoneware clay, and ash glazes.