|Some favorite pieces from around the house...|
|Large enough to shrink to normal size when fired...|
Two days ago, I made my first trip to the clay store in quite some time. I decided to purchase a couple of bags of Navajo Wheel Clay. I love the color of the clay when it's wet. Also, it is kind of soft and malleable. Unlike Terra Cotta Clay, it doesn't dry out quickly when you handle it. So, I've been making some work that looks kind of like it's made out of fudge. A lot of my favorite pieces in my home are made with dark clay. I tried using it a few years ago, and really liked some of the finished pieces. I also bought some bags of "the usual".
|Shrine pieces drying to leather hardness...|
|Putting the shrine together...|
|Chocolate bead pole beginnings...|