If Dee cuts himself, I'm sure he bleeds clay. He learned to make pottery at his grandmother's and mother's knees when he was six. Pottery has been the mainstay of his life ever since. He truly has the heart of an artist, and it's evident in everything he does. Dee is intent on preserving the pottery traditions as practiced by his ancestors. His designs come from the old pottery, and so do the techniques he uses. Over the years, he has developed his unique style, remaining true to the traditions of his ancestors and adding his trademarks.