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Porcelain miniature by Svetlana Oreshkina

Porcelain miniature by Svetlana Oreshkina

Thistle, tea cup and a saucer. Porcelain miniature by Svetlana Oreshkina

Porcelain miniature by Svetlana Oreshkina – tea sets, stunning in their brightness, vividness and naturalism. According to the master herself, she has been creating porcelain miniature for more than twenty years. Meanwhile, mniature birds that adorn the plates, look like they are going to fly up any minute, and berries on plates look as fresh as if they have just been picked up. The nature itself enclosed in these small porcelain figurines. Indeed, butterflies, bees, frogs, dragonflies, grasshoppers, and lizards – everything breathes with life. Just look and enjoy a warm summer day, when buttercups, violets, daisies bloom on the porcelain plates and cups.
Born in Moscow, Russian porcelain artist Svetlana Oreshkina lives and works here. She graduated from the Moscow State Open Pedagogical University. Besides, she is a member of the Artists’ Union of Russia, and a permanent participant of national and foreign art exhibitions.

Porcelain miniature. Handmade by Russian porcelain artist Svetlana Oreshkina

Angel. Porcelain miniature by Svetlana Oreshkina

Porcelain flowers and butterflies look alive because they are subtly and gracefully made and painted by hand. The natural translucency of porcelain gives them luminosity. Meanwhile, to achieve this effect allows constantly improving exclusive technology developed by the artist.

In addition, each product undergoes several firing time (from 800 to 1300 ° C) in a muffle furnace with controlled gradual cooling, which requires a lot of time. Artistic decoration of hand modeling, painting and high fire overglaze carried out in stages. Creativity and potential unpredictable changes during firing exclude exact repetition. Besides, the author puts her signature under the glaze. By the way, each item – created in a single copy and is a collectible rarity.

Porcelain miniature by Svetlana Oreshkina

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