While visiting Sicily last year, my husband and I visted the Ceramics Museum in Caltagirone. We were fascinated with all the varieties of pots, the long history of ceramics in this region, and the beauty of all these containers.
These two were sketched from two photographs. There weren't any shadows on the photos and the apparent light on this image is simply from the scan.
What I love most about these are the unusual shape. The challenge in sketching these was mixing the right color! The sublte pinks, blues, and ochres were a fun exercise ... and I learned a lot! The colors here are pretty close to the original photo.