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Thursday, February 2, 2012

of GODZILLA dragons and GINORMOUS cats....

You will recall, last week Pete was like "can you shape a mug into a cat???" and I tried several ideas. Here are the first! I made a puppy too, wicked cute eh???? I am making more of a different type too, more on that Friday morning,,,,, (THANK YOU PETE! and today I am gonna try to make tails for handles....)

Kasey was like, with pictures "I cut a circle out of bread and made my cat wear it!" and meanwhile, on Jezebel we find that food on your pet is a big new deal, and bread on your cat an especially big deal, as Kasey did....

SOOOoooooo as you might imagine, I wanted to try something like that with my huge cat Spike, and being creative, I was gonna try a bagel. Did NOT work too well, actually.......

FINALLY, below you see the wee wall sculpture I was making, of Godzilla (NOT DRAGONS no no!) and Godzilla's friend having tea...I sculpted them, but made the tiny teapot, cup and saucer on the wheel, as I would a larger teaset....YES, the cup and teapot have faces, so you can wonder if, well, they were human heads first :)

The cat bowl and mug and puppy mugs for sale now at my etsy gallery, lucky you!

puppy mugcat cup and bowl set


CiCi said...

You have so much talent, Gary. I like how you get new ideas from others or from something that you see and work it out so you can make a new piece of pottery.

jojoaruba said...

Totally impressed with the tiny teapot and cup in the dragons' laps!
Not just funny, but extremely cool.
Keep up the good work!

Gary's third pottery blog said...

thanks! that cat mug and bowl sold lickity split, it did...I am making ten more today, more on that info Friday :)

Claudia from Idiot's Kitchen said...

Will you save me a cat mug and bowl? Pretty please? I was so bummed to miss it but glad to see you're making more.

Reverend Awesome said...

Oh Spike, if only Afeni were as lucky as you.

Lori Buff said...

Love, love, love, the tea party.

Unknown said...

Love the monster tea party...haha! and Spike's dirty looks of annoyance are hysterical also....Cat mugs are the Bomb.....

Michèle Hastings said...

those are going to fly off the shelves!

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