Art | Painting | Handmade
Rene employs a variety of media and methods in her artwork. Described
below are several of the techniques utilized in the artist's ceramic
artwork, painting, and creation of handmade books.
Rene handsculpts each piece of art out of stoneware or porcelain.
She bisque fires the art and then glazes the piece using one of
a variety of methods, including Raku, Saggar firing, Pit firing,
hi and low temperature glazes, and lustres. Each of these methods
creates a distinct look.
The artist's paintings include the use of oils, watercolors, pastels
and mixed media elements. Most of her paintings involve an intuitive
process in which the images emerges as the painting evolves.
Jordana Rene utilizes a variety of handmade papers in her books,
such as banana and mango leaf paper from Thailand. The books are
hand sewn and joined with Raffia, bamboo and other natural materials.