Tillandsias, Mesembs, orchids, herbalism, art, pensive musings, and gardening on sand dunes.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Oncidium, Phal Portraits, and Lego Pottery
Oncidiums are not as glamorous as Phal orchids, especially when it comes to color. Oncidiums tend more toward golds, earth tones, and pastels. The flowers are generally small. They are often scented, however, and can bloom in great profusion from a single inflorescence:
Oncidium in Bloom, MRobb, May 2015
I've been working in some new styles of ceramics, inspired by traditional Japanese tea ceremony styles. The motifs on this vase are based on Mishimade pottery. But I used Legos instead of stamps! Legos are indeed incredibly versatile....
Lego Vase based on Mishimade pottery, MRobb, May 2015