Botany, as well as Land Boat and California Maitreya, was made while I was Artist in Residence at Black Bean Ceramic Studios in San Jose, California, generously funded by Mission Clay Art & Industry, 2011- 2012.

Here the sculpture is painted with many layers of color, graduating from dark green to yellow and pink. 

https://www.mercurynews.com/2010/01/14/in-middle-age-a-dream-comes-true-at-ceramic-studio-2/