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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

when pigs fly.....regarding childhood....


(pottery airplanes with pigs by Gary Rith)
You have seen me make a few pigs flying airplanes BUT I wanted to make a bigger one...with rolling wheels!  And a propeller that SPINS.  I worked on the idea and... :)

You have heard me say often enough that when I was 5 I saw Pinnichio and always wanted to be the guy who made toys (them coming alive is optional).  So, amongst the bowls or mugs you see me get these ideas sometimes... I mean, actually, I make these things with no particular PLANS, just the fun challenge of it.... have an awesome day!

6 comments:

B. Rogers, Living in Black Mountain said...

Ah Gepetto, you are the greatest clay toy maker! A propeller that works! Why do pigs fly, anyway?

bartster said...

porcine pilots!

smalltownme said...

Now I want to watch Pinocchio again.

Claudia from Idiot's Kitchen said...

I think it would be great fun to get a look inside your crazy pottery brain sometime. :) These are fabulous!

Claudia from Idiot's Kitchen said...

But then again, I suppose seeing inside your crazy brain is sort of the point of this blog...so thanks!

Lori Buff said...

Those are really very clever and cute, you've got making wheels that turn down pat.

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