I’ve loved making fortune cookies since I first laid eyes on instructions how to pinch these goodies into existence.
In my ceramic days I would make bright shiny raku fired cookies to hand out on Valentine’s Day, tucking little fortunes inside too.
This last weekend I took a class in making jewelry out of silver clay- a clay that handles like traditional water based clays (stoneware, or porcelain) but fires to silver. It was a blast and almost like magic to watch our pieces turn into real silver! I have no experience with making jewelry, so this is a whole bunch of learning for me! But I do know fortune cookies- a shape that so easily rolls of of my fingers…
“Sometimes hunger is the artist’s only compass.” – Salon’s Cary Tennis