Last month we played tourists and visited Beech Mountain's Oktoberfest festival. They had the oompa band, folk dancing, and of course lots of crafters selling their wares. It was there that I found something I had been seeking for a long while now, a garlic pot or "keeper". The artist, who made these as well as many other items, is Keith Martindale of Keith Martindale Pottery. Even though my sketch of my new garlic keeper is a little wonky, all of his work on display was beautiful. And his booth at the festival was a very busy place! This sketch was done with watercolor only in my hand made sketchbook.