Jingdezhen Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Jingdezhen
We had lunch and then got on the bus to go see the big tile factory and the big pot factory, both exactly what they sound like. But, when we say big, we mean really big. Pots taller than me that are thrown in 3 pieces by 4 men at a time and then assembled later. And not tiles that are 60cm x 60cm (2 feet x 2 feet), we mean, lets make a tile the size of a wall, all one piece of clay. As simple as that sounds, it ...
... of her stay at RDC because of that connection. When I told Carola I too had stayed with Luba, she smiled a smile as if to say "Yes, we both know that Luba. That Luba that talks a lot and greets you happily each morning, whether you are happy or not". It was a funny moment.
Carola's work is very beautiful. I quite enjoy it. It is simple and functional, and very pretty. She slip casts all her latest works, which are mainly cups, and then indents them with ...
... in the studio, so she had gone out book shopping just for me! I was flattered and honoured to receive such amazing books, but more importantly, to receive something from such an amazing person. Lesley has been absolutely phenomenal! As our guide on this trip, she has been endlessly patient, kind, organized, fun, knowledgable, beautiful and sweet. We could not have done this without her, and she does her job so well!! We could ...
... when done well and correct and after 20 years experience), but it is just not for me. But, I never would have found that out if I hadn't tried it! Gotta take risks! IF there was anything I learned from art school, it was that it isn't about the end result, its about learning from your experiences and using that knowledge to grow and become the best you can be. A valuable lesson from a valued teacher. Invest in the experiences!!
... said something to his friend in Mandarin, and Lesley made a quick comment back. He had no idea she spoke Mandarin, and Lesley just about killed herself laughing. "He said he didn't know I spoke Mandarin. I said, don't I look like you?" She thought this was pretty hilarious. I just laughed at her laughing. It was quite funny.
More picture tomorrow!
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services