Barnsdall Arts Sunday: Colima Animal Vessels
Barnsdall Arts Sunday travels back in time to the Colima culture in Mexico. We don’t know much about their history, but they created wonderful animal-shaped ceramic vessels that were discovered in shaft tombs. The most prevalent subject was the dog, perhaps the oldest bred dog in the Americas. Create your own animal vessel in terracotta clay inspired by these adorable creatures.
I made a hummingbird:
Check out the real deal: