Following on from yesterdays post, here is Michaela’s pebble bowl.
I love it.
But she hates it.
This is the other lesson from potting- what you see in your mind when you are creating something is not necessarily what you end up with. Your input – the skillful hands and the carefully nurtured imagination – has to be tested in the heat of the kiln. And this always has to involve the possibility of disappointment; failure even.
Although I wish my failures were as lovely…