Monday, September 02, 2013

Clay Class

The mom of one of Cooper's classmates owns a pottery studio in Lawrence, and she talked us into trying some classes.
Alan and I spent most of the time making bowls on the pottery wheel.  Coop tried his hand at it too (with Tierney helping him):

But he really preferred just working with slabs or balls of clay.  He made some turtles, but they didn't survive the kiln (not stuck together well enough).  Here's the haunted mansion he made:

All painted!

Ghost in the window!

Someone gave us a toy pottery wheel, so we tried it.  Not bad for $20, though we didn't actually get a completed project from it:

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