¬†¬† 08/28/12 Residents and friends at Miller‚Äôs Senior Living Community enjoyed a creative experience at Moon Tree Studios on Saturday afternoon.¬† They engaged in a beginning clay session in which they were able to create two clay projects during the three hour experience.
Guided by artist Laura Garza, the group made clay ‚Äúcoil‚ÄĚ bowls.¬† Although each student used the same process to make create the bowl; each bowl design turned out distinctively different.¬† After the finishing the first part of the bowls, they were set on a shelf to air dry until time to be fired in the kiln.
The group then moved on to a ‚Äúpinch pot‚ÄĚ process in which they all made a cat bank.¬† Again, the creative process took over and each cat had a distinct personality of its own.¬† The cats were set up to dry and the class was over for the day.¬† The experience will continue on Saturday, September 15 when the class will glaze their projects.
Moon Tree Studios is a ministry of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ.¬† It challenges people to experience mindfulness as they fearlessly explore the interconnectedness of art, nature, and the Spirit within.¬† Moon Tree is located at 9601 Union Rd. in Donaldson.¬† For information on their schedule go to www.moontreestudios.org.
Photo:¬† Miller‚Äôs Senior Living Community resident Annie Minker is guided in her sculpting by facilitators Vickie Cook and Laura Garza.