Look for me on Facebook!
Tweet Me @EmalieAlexander
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
I played with my daughter's toy version of a pottery wheel using the
Crayola brand Air Dry Clay. It's actually much harder to make pottery
than I thought, probably even more so using a kid pottery wheel since it
doesn't have as much "umph" as a real sculpting wheel. I had wanted to
try to make a vase, or cup or something, but it ended up taking more of
a bowl-like shape. Actually, it looks a bit like an ash tray if I were
being honest, but I don't smoke, nor have the need of an ash tray, so
its a bowl. To hold keys, like in Sheldon and Leonard's apartment...on Big Bang Theory.
I realize the dark colors on Soft Kitty are not usually the prominent
color, but I wasn't sure I had enough gray to use the lighter color on
bulk of the painting, so I purposefully reversed it. It's not perfect,
but it's cute enough. You can't see in the picture, but on one side I
wrote "Sing Me Soft Kitty." and the other "Purr Purr Purr." It shows up