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Get your entomologist friend to tell you what dirt daubers (potter wasps) eat and provide them with plenty of food and pottery clay in an enclosure.
Do this a bunch of times until they and their offspring cover the outside of a wax vase with a clay bottom.
Now glaze and fire the resulting pot.
for the multicolored construction paper hornet's nest.
I've seen much worse than this being sold at craft fairs. [DrCurry, Sep 20 2007]
||I once saw a bronzed paper wasps' nest. It wouldn't necessarily be godawful ugly.
||If you used this as a receptacle in which
to store your glass eye, and the vessel
was after all determined to be of some
degree of aesthetic merit, could you
Beauty is in the bee-holder of the eye?
||Controlling the process variables(temperature/ pressure/ moisture/ dauber:food ratio/ foodsource/ freespace/ any others?) to yield different results would help solidify the artform.