What a strange day! I woke to high winds, snow, and gray skies. Later, still windy but some sunshine. Do I sound like a weatherman? I am getting so very tired of this weather. Next week more cold days, under 20 degrees. Yuck!
My clay girlfriends have told me that I am doing this 100 days in clay because I have cabin fever. I think I just want to see what I make with one pound of clay. Today, I was thinking about my favorite Asian work at the Chicago Art Institute.
Each time that I visit the Art Institute, I stop in that area and have another look. My other favorite work is the ceramic pillows. This piece is a “Tripod Wine Cup”, Shang Dynassty, 1600-c. to 1050 B.C.. It is made of bronze. I don’t know what it speaks to me, but it does. My husband and kids are tired of looking at it.
Here is my 3rd One Pound quick clay piece: