Tall Skinny Pothead

This fellow was made in January, 2020. About 10″ tall, terracotta clay, Velvet Jet Black underglaze on the exterior with a clear glaze over Jet Black underglaze in the interior, fired at cone 06. The glaze interacted with the clay and the underglaze to give the interior a dark blue cast, which I like.

5 thoughts on “Tall Skinny Pothead

  1. agnesashe

    Oh I love this. Long and tall reminds me of a long ago ex of mine who was 6’5″!! And, it looks a lot more fun than the ex!

  2. Claudia McGill Post author

    Thank you. And…I am glad that it brought back memories and skewed them in the right direction! I like making these vessels. I can concentrate on the face, which I really enjoy, and not so much on the construction of the actual vessel, which is very simple, and which I don’t enjoy as much.

  3. Laura (PA Pict)

    Oh I like him a lot! There is something quizzical about the expression and I love that twist in the line of the nose. I also really like that blue interior. Really great stuff!

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