The printed copies of my first ever book arrived on Monday, and I have shipped off the last of the books and perks as of this morning.
Our raku pottery vase today, ‘Hephaestus’ Forge’ tells the tale of a master craftsgod, known for his skill and cunning, a most ‘ungodly’ appearance, a war thwarted by an arranged marriage, an unfaithful wife, and an inspired girdle!
In celebration of my first book finally going to print, I have taken the time to create a little bit of fun for everyone! Take our quiz – Which raku pottery vase are you?
A few people have asked me about the raku process that is used to fire my pottery and vases. I have decided to show you and write about how I create raku pottery.
Our raku pottery vase ‘Aurora’ tells the tale of a goddess with a powerful brother, a healthy appreciation for young mortal men, and an insect that is immune from even our modern pest control techniques.
Tiresias’ Prophecy’ tells the tale of blind creation, an ancient oracle, an instant gender reassignment, a spat between gods, and a lesson all men should be sure to take heed of – the woman is always right.
Our vase today, ‘Iris en Ciel’, tells the tale of sisters on opposite sides of a war, loyalty to the gods, travel by rainbow, and a goddess with a sweet tooth who was a messenger that would give the postal service a run for their money while bringing your prayers to the gods.
At long last, after much dreaming and work, I am pleased to announce that I am in the final stages of preparing to print my first ever book, ‘A Potter’s Dream: Myths & Legends’.
Sometimes pure magic is revealed and your efforts are rewarded. Raku has indeed been a comfort and eased my soul, the results have delighted my senses which has brought me great pleasure.