Biggish pieces have to be hollow so they don't explode when they are fired. I hollowed the head out through the ear and nose holes. It made me feel like an Egyptian.
A back leg getting fanned off with Ben's mugs.
It took me probably twelve hours to make two back legs, just so you begin to understand how time consuming this was.
Just finished the tail a few hours ago.
There are also middle bands that are in the kiln now that I couldn't get pictures of.
I messed up a couple of times, and this was one of them so I carved an armadillo into it to do a test soda firing run.