I was there last Thursday evening as well. More glazing. For those pieces, I did nothing tricky with the glazes just to prove to myself that I could create even, consistent color should I so desire. Learning. The instructor from the advanced class gave me several pointers as I worked, and I gleaned more tricks from the other students who worked around me. Finished, I spent a long, leisurely time trimming a large-ish bowl that I had had drying. That’s gone into bisque, the others have come out of firing. And so it continues.
As I went to leave that night, the instructor said, "You've gotten the clay bug. I can see it in you." It was frightening and exhilarating at the same time.
I spent the ride home thinking about alchemy and nature. I think I've decided to take another course over the summer to occupy my hands until the new semester at the Mudflat begins. I'll find a way to make the money work.