Some of you may be aware that recently I have experienced the loss that death brings. Nothing stings like the passing of a parent. It is a reminder of your own immortality.
… sometimes secrets lie within the soul of an artwork. A little piece of the artist’s heart. Isn’t that what those who buy art pay for? 😉
This Fall, I decided to challenge myself and make all of the ornaments for my tree. All of the bulbs on the tree were thrown on a potter’s wheel by hand and treated to some special glazes.
It was never my intention to learn to throw on a potter’s wheel to help my PTSD. In fact, learning how to center clay on a potter’s wheel may have made it slightly worse some days! But yet there was something about it that kept me coming back.
The story of a raku potter and their brief stint as a hand model.
XXX Pottery – No that is not a typo! And it’s not porn.