Tuesday, July 14, 2009
At the Clayground
We took Jaden to a neat "paint your own pottery stuido" in El Paso called At the Clayground. He got to choose his own ceramic piece to paint, as well as the colors he wanted; then he painted away! He was a little over ambitious for his first time, choosing a good size motorcycle bank, instead of the little turtle that I tried to talk him into. But he loves motorcycles and money, so it really was the perfect choice for him! The lady working commented on how mature he was for his age because she noticed that he did not swirl all of the different colors of paint together on his tile palette like most two-year-olds do. He did do really well, for the most part. His piece was a little big for him, and he required lots of extra painting hands. He also didn't understand why they wouldn't give him crayons to use, along with the paints! But the end result was very cute. I think his favorite part was having his foot painted for a plate that I was making. After we printed his foot on the front of the plate, he asked to do it again, so his footprint is on the front and back. Elijah got his foot painted too and didn't mind it at all! We left our pieces to be glazed and fired and can't wait to see the finished product when we go pick them up!