Playing with clay

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  1. EJ

    EJ Allotmenteer Extraordinaire

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    image.jpeg One of my customers has become a firm friend and she is a crafting maniac, incredibly talented and has a pottery studio in her garden, so, as we are still getting snow showers and Jack Frost is still in situ, I have had a couple of pottery lessons. Last week we made ceramic tile coasters and a pot stand/chopping board which I am going to paint hares on, she is doing pheasants, and this week we made terracotta hares/rabbits for the garden. What do you think? Be gentle, I haven't played with clay since I was 14, some 33 years ago!
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    You haven't played with clay for 33 years and you produce THAT after just a few lessons?? :setf_049: Good grief I'd be proud as Punch if I could even manage to get a ball of clay to look like anything rather than a ball of clay!! Well done EJ - you obviously have a real talent there.:sete_005::sete_005:
     
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    dooley Super Garden Turtle

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    I like it, too. You did a great job of it. dooley
     
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    Wonderful rabbit! May we see your chopping board when painted, and the coasters? Eileen is right--you have a real talent for pottery.
     
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    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Nothing wrong with those results, it is adorable!!!!
     
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    EJ Allotmenteer Extraordinaire

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    Awww thanks. Yep, I will keep you posted of my creations
     
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    I think you rabbit is great looking! I'm also looking forward to seeing your other projects. Great job!
     
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    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    Yeah, I am with the rest---that is great work. I too would like to see the coasters and chopping board.
    Great stuff, EJ.
     
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    Gorgeous rabbit!
     
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    mart Hardy Maple

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    That looks just like our jack rabbits used to look when they saw something in the distance ! Ears straight up and sitting perfectly still !!
     
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    Cayuga Morning Hardy Maple Plants Contributor

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    Adorable. It would look great nestled in the garden, peering out at you.
     

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