Luke Rockhold Says He's an Avid Scultor
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 06.16.2014
Guess what he made in ceramics class in high school...
Luke Rockhold recently spoke with MMAjunkie about his interests outside MMA. Check out the highlights:
On his love of sculpting: "I was thinking about majoring in art, but I just found that it's very hard to sell yourself in that world...I like to do it when I have time, but I'm so busy. It takes a long time, and I'm very meticulous, and everything has got to be perfect."
On his early ceramics work: "I'm not going to lie let's just put it out there I made a bong. I made a bong, and my ceramics teacher would always break all these bongs. Anybody who would try to fire a bong, when it got to the firing shelf, he would see it, and he would break it. He would break all these guys' bongs. I sat there and made the most intricate (bong), like disguised it to the max, and you could not even understand what was going on. At the end, he saw it on the shelf, and then he actually took it and held it front of every one of his classes and said, If you put this much time and effort and you are this good, I will fire it for you.' And then it went into the high school county art show, and I won the high school county art show."
On the bong: "It's a head, this crazy alien head, and then another head is morphing out, and this guy's climbing out of it, and then there's another guy getting older, so it's kind of morphing, the whole thing. The head is coming out the top, and there's this old guy at the top, and he's wrinkled and his mouth is open and the eyeball comes out the bottom. It's a pretty cool piece."