Author Archives: Charleen Brunke

About Charleen Brunke

Ceramic Artist

My Sower Pots

Here I write about the symbolism that underlies the sower icon, which I have used in a series of sketches on my porcelain pots.
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Finding my potter’s feet

It was last spring that I decided to make my own glazes and before spring arrives again, I want to reflect on what I have found in the invisible cosmos of glaze chemistry, where surface is perfectly synchronized with what is … Continue reading

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Where am I and what is my name?

Our family moved 5 times in recent years, mainly because of our decision to move to the UK in 2007 and to return back home 4 years later. Two weeks ago, I unpacked our 109 boxes, again, (down from 233) and … Continue reading

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Myroadlesstravelled

Recently, my thinking around my OCA studies changed substantially. It dawned on me that I can tailor-make my own learning experience to suit my love for ceramics, which I have not been able to do while studying for a degree at OCA. I … Continue reading

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Formal Assessment Result

July 2015 Dear Charleen Brunke, We are pleased to advise the confirmed pass result for the formal assessment of your course: Painting 2: Exploring Concepts Formal Assessment – PASS Pathway Guidance The credits attached to this assessed course will be registered … Continue reading

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Submission for July 2015 assessment

CONTENT LIST: Painting 2-Exploring Concepts Sent per courier to OCA: PORTFOLIO OF 12 PAINTINGS : Listed below CRITICAL REVIEW:  Printout and word doc on memory stick. It can also be read on my blog at the following address: https://charleenbrunke2.wordpress.com/2014/11/19/critical-review-how-does-william-kentridge-deal-with-postmodernism-and-modernism/ Online … Continue reading

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Assignment 6 – Submission, Feedback and Response

SUBMISSION: My tutor wants me to do two more paintings in more or less the same gestural style as my last one, Nineveh a historic moment in time – August 2014, which was not only about pin pointing time, but … Continue reading

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