Thursday, July 16, 2015

Another Fairy Tower - for Me!

 After sculpting the first fairy tower, I wanted to make one for myself (as opposed to for my Etsy shop).  And I wanted mine to be a bit smaller because I want to put it into a fairy garden in a round shallow terra cotta pot.

I enjoy making the pie crust roofs.  And then with this one, I decided to add "tree trunks" for roof supports on either side of the front door.  I added a triangle of "branches" at the peak of the roof which will hold a large glass marble once the tower is fired and glazed.   I also think that I'll hang a "lantern" on a branch to the side of the door.  Once the branches were there, I naturally had to add birds.

The "ribbon" over the door says "ILLUSION."

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