This Blog is the great! I am a huge fan of the work this artist creates. I recommend visiting the Blog and checking out more work of art by the Buddha Builder!
What can I say?
along I've felt that images of Buddha should be more fluid and various than what we see in the marketplace today. This particular one feels like it has qualities of the Native American, African, Slavic and Asian traits all rolled into one. And his brief robe, fastened with three carpet tacks.
Amazing to me how different the piece feels after being fired. If you check a few posts back you'll see the white unfired version...