Job-shadowing is a program that requires the senior students to observe or participate in the real-life world by spending 6 hours a day with a person in their "related field of interest." Son's interest is clay.
It was a chore at first, to find full-time artisans and business owners who have dedicated their lives to the love of pottery and sculpture, but we compromised by hopping from one to another for a whole week. And what a wonderful experience it has turned out to be after all!
Here, son is standing in the showroom of Junkyard Pottery on his first day. You simply must check out their gallery and the unique flower ponds/vases. They are so pretty and functional for holding small bouquets.
Here is son with shop co-owner, David Howe. He makes most of their glazes and has done some incredible inventive things in his field. David is a very interesting person and I'm grateful that he gave up a whole day to mentor this budding artisan! Thank you, David and Carol!
Next post, I will show you what Daughter and I did with our time during that day.