At the recommendation of fellow blogger Diana, I signed up for pottery classes.
I went to Clay Art Studio and paid for a 10-class session which includes the clay and the tools.
I am so excited I can’t hardly sit still! The tools all looked mysterious and esoteric to me, all except for the garroting tool that looked just like the ones the mobsters used in The Sopranos.
I spoke to Kaye (the owner and teacher) and told her about Ollas. She had never heard of the concept but she was happy to tell me that they have a low temperature kiln where I can fire my terracotta masterpieces. She also suggested that I may enjoy making my own flower pots…oh the joy! Plus, I get to learn how to do other cool and exciting things like glazing.
The class is every Tuesday at 6pm. The studio is practically next to my job. I can already hear The Righteous Brothers singing Unchained Melody as I sensually GET TO PLAY WITH MUD!!! (movie reference: Ghost)
Oh, and I can just envision the endless hours of fun me and my boys are going to have once I know enough to start showing them!!!
I don’t know if I will be able to produce Ollas for this gardening season but I will sure have some for next year!