Beauty is all around us! Do you take the time to notice? We are so busy every minute of every day. I hear people complain about not having enough time to do the things they want to do. Have you ever said those words? Have you said “if only I had the time” or “I’m just too busy”? A few days ago, I unloaded the kiln to find these beauties and I was so happy to have something flowering in my yard to set up these photos!
To make these two pieces, I tried a new technique using balloons. First, I rolled out a soft slab of clay, textured the slab and shaped the piece. Then I used the balloon to hold the hand built piece in place until it dried enough to hold it’s shape. When it was drying, I thought it looked like a cornucopia for a table setting and I love the way it turned out! The next night I used another balloon and added a foot to the piece so it could stand. The gentle curves in this vase will certainly complement your arrangement.
I love trying new techniques and putting my spin on them! I find joy being in nature and I enjoy incorporating this inspiration into my pottery in different ways so I can share it with you.
Thanks for being a part of my journey and remember to take a little time every day to find beauty in your world!