Artist reveals how she modernizes traditional ceramic figurines by adding contemporary touches, such as an Adidas hoodie (or a McDonald’s mini-takeaway bag).
Lucy Bryant of London learned how to make Fimo (plasticine-like clay that can be oven baked), so she could alter ceramics and other trinkets from charity shops.
After spending years drawing in her spare time, she explained that Fimo was the perfect idea for expanding while still working as an editor of a magazine.
Lucy started Haus of Lucy in 2019 and since then, she has won over many thousands of her fans like Mark Ronson, Sophie EllisBextor, and Alan Carr.
Lucy Bryant, a London-based artist is behind Haus of Lucy. These ceramic figurines are loved by celebrities and can be found in fine art prints.
Alan Carr received a Lucy china plate made from a combination of Gemma Collins snaps.
Sophie-Ellis-Bextor, singer, bought a martingale with the most prominent fast-good names’ Crests including Greggs, Macdonald’s, and KFC.
Lucy, shown here, began making figurines in 2017. She quickly made it a successful business.
Alan received a China plate made with images of Gemma Collins from her. He later went to her shop to purchase more.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor, singer bought a martingale with the crests from fast-food restaurants like McDonald’s or KFC.
Mark Ronson, a music producer, bought three ceramics in the meantime, one of which he messaged Lucy on Instagram. It was called The Recital.
Lucy stated that her initial goal was to laugh and the figurine would be a success if that was achieved.
Lucy worked with Footlocker as well and Adidas as Lucy with Footlocker. She is currently working on a Primark project after Primark reached out to Lucy about adding bags made by the brand’s low-cost line to her collection of figurines and prints.
Lucy had some 2020 figures that were Covid-19 related, such as this tourist reading and drinking away from Magaluf’s UK lockdown.
Lucy works also with prints, so Lucy made this image of Mary and Jesus as well as Baby Shark to pay tribute to the song.
Do you feel hungry? This print was called ‘Saturday Night’s takeaway’ by the artist. It features a McDonald’s bag.
Mark Ronson purchased this piece that shows a woman listening to records on a turntable.
Lucy made a tiny bottle of Jägermeister so that this sad clown could drink his sorrows away
The elegant Victorian lady walks her punk dog with bright pink ears and bight pink eyes to the park.
Primark bags carried by this figurine Primark got in touch after Lucy used Primark’s bags for a couple of her pieces.
Steve Levine purchased a figurine featuring a woman hiding behind a mix table.
Yummy! Lucy bought this ceramic figurine a delicious pizza slice and pizza on plates.
By using plasticine to bake the ceramics in her oven, the artist brings a modern twist to them. The jumper was added to the mix, as well as the bag.
The Recital figurine depicts two people playing hip hop together on a piano. Mark Ronson bought it
Lucy loves this piece called Babe in the Woods. It shows Lucy in an Adidas hoodie while listening to podcasts during lockdown.