Besides visiting sculpture class at the Art Academy in Zagreb, my real "academy" and my first studio was old brick factory "Zagorka" situated near Zagreb. read more
I worked there on my fireclay sculptures for some ten years. Thanks to the extraordinary quality of the healing clay mixed with stone (chamotte), as well as the older technology which included a large kiln that reached temperatures of over 1200 degrees, and more importantly, thanks to the helpfulness and kindness of many factory workers, I was able to work on several series of large scale sculptures. These works represent major part of my artistic output before I moved to Cologne /Germany in 1989.