I’m in love.Posted by nmjunko
Once in a long while, something comes out of the kiln that I have a hard time sending off. It happened again. I had a customer order a bunch of piggy banks- here are some of them:
Green Lantern Pig:
That upraised hoof has the ring on it.
This one was hard; she wanted a rabbit pig, but I didn’t think the idea of “rabbit” would translate well when there is still a big cork in the nose. So I suggested a pig in a rabbit suit. The pig-in-rabbit-suit was glazed to match their pet rabbit:
I gave her little buttons down the front of her suit:
So, these are a couple of the banks…. but two others really captured my heart.
One was this baker pig:
She suggested I put a couple of cookies on his back. Great idea!
But my favorite, and I am having a VERY hard time sending him on to his new home, is Pirate Pig!
A seafaring pig needs a compass rose:
And a map where X marks the spot:
And what self respecting pirate goes anywhere without his peg leg?
He has the Jolly Roger on his tricorn hat:
… did you catch that? I couldn’t help it. I painted a tiny portrait of the H.M.S. Bounty on his right side :’( :
Avast, have a safe voyage and may the wind always be at your sails, me little piglet!