Small clay cylinder people from October, 2018. They are about 4″ tall, more or less, and made from terracotta or white lowfire clay, fired at cone 06, colored with Velvet underglazes.
Turn around, guys.
Now we can see you.
Short cylinder people, white lowfire clay fired at Cone 06, colored with Velvet underglazes. October, 2018.
How about some medium sized figurines?
Low-fire white clay, fired at cone 06, Velvet underglazes for the colors. October, 2018.
…but we were born at the same time.
OK, it’s a little bit of too much to call a clay statue “born” but they’ve been together since they were formed from the same clay slab, and they did come through two firings together. Enough said.
Two clay figurines, low-fire white clay, Velvet underglazes, fired at cone 06, about 15″ tall – October, 2018.
This post is part of an ongoing series on my personal blog, Sometimes You Get So Confused, focusing on art I’ve left out in the world as I go about my days. This post concerns a Thanksgiving session (this post is 3rd of three) but I do this all the time and have for years. If you are interested in more drop-off sessions you can search under the category Art Drops In on the Confused blog.
Anyway, thought you might like to see where some of my art goes…
After leaving West Park in Allentown, the site of our second Thanksgiving drop-off, we ate lunch at the Hotel Bethlehem.
We had parked the car a few blocks away, next to God’s Acre, the historic cemetery of the early Moravian Church in Bethlehem. The city was founded by members of the Moravian Church and their influence is seen in all parts of the city, especially the historic section.
I wrote a post about a previous visit to this resting place for so many people, and it has a fascinating history, based in the customs of the Moravians. (Look here if you want to know more.)
Anyway, we set a figurine on a bench here.
I took a few minutes to look around at nearby gravestones. All lie flat to the ground, and the cemetery is divided into burial groups not by family but by status in society (single, married…
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Puff People. I love them.
From July, 2018.
From July, 2018.