Bonsai Pot Birthday Gift. Amazing.

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A great friend of mine asked me for dimensions for a Bonsai pot she wanted to make for my birthday. Being that she doesn’t fully understand the nuances of Bonsai pots and that she’s only been doing ceramics for the last 6 months or so, made what she gave me all the more impressive. I’m so excited to put a Vitex I’ve been working on in this beauty next spring. Apparently she did a bit of her own research online for this pot. What do you guys think?!?!

She’s also got so many other plates, cups and bowls she’s made with wonderful glazes and shapes. I’m hoping she’ll make me more as time goes on. ??
 

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Hey I think thats a keeper. The girl and the pot. Looks fantastic. She has a lot of talent it seems.
 

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Nice!
Tell her to Go to Clay Buddies on FB!

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does she have an online shop or instagram account?

i'd love a set of ramen bowls in that glaze!
 

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does she have an online shop or instagram account?

i'd love a set of ramen bowls in that glaze!
She’s actually a full time Nurse Practitioner and makes stuff for fun, otherwise I’d totally send you her information. I’m trying to convince her to get after it a ton more.
 

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That pot is gorgeous! Are you sure that you deserve this woman? If her work is that good only a few months in, she has some talent.
 

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A great friend of mine asked me for dimensions for a Bonsai pot she wanted to make for my birthday. Being that she doesn’t fully understand the nuances of Bonsai pots and that she’s only been doing ceramics for the last 6 months or so, made what she gave me all the more impressive. I’m so excited to put a Vitex I’ve been working on in this beauty next spring. Apparently she did a bit of her own research online for this pot. What do you guys think?!?!

She’s also got so many other plates, cups and bowls she’s made with wonderful glazes and shapes. I’m hoping she’ll make me more as time goes on. ??
Yeah that looks like professional quality, amazing work for a beginner.
 

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That pot is gorgeous! Are you sure that you deserve this woman? If her work is that good only a few months in, she has some talent.
I’m a happily married man! Her and her husband just happen to be wonderdul friends of ours. Unfortunately though, she only wants to throw pots, and my requests for an oval are falling on deaf ears. I will persist.
 

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Girlfriend or best friend, you are blessed to have this person and her gifts in your life. What a wonderful birthday present!
To my eyes, at least, the design of that pot is perfectly balanced, the texture and shading of the glaze are wonderful, and the feet are beautifully proportioned. Please extend to her my compliments.
If she ever wants to accept a commission for a pot for a semi-cascade Japanese quince, let me know.
 

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