In my last year of the Barbara Brennan School, they introduced the Creative Arts Project. Lucky for me, this coincided with a pottery class I was taking at a community art class at the time. Those were my first attempts at working with clay, and I wanted to see if and how to express feelings with form. Here are some related pictures of that time, starting with my sculpture table.
I liked the blue blanket with the sleeping cat on it :), and "Grrrr", held in hot anger
Breastfeeding mother and baby and resting - in a state of depletion and exhaustion
Years later, I learned a different way to work with clay from E.J. Gold, who was teaching sculpture, working with mass, the way he had been taught himself.