STOKES COUNTY, N.C. -- When you look at his artwork you immediately realize that Thad Cox is a fan of the Andy Griffith show.
Being from Stokes County he also paints things he's familiar with like Pilot Mountain or a Sunday school class of kids sitting on the front steps of the church.
He is also a potter and face jugs are his favorite things. He says reactions to these characters are fun.
From pottery to painting, Thad comes face to face with his passion every day.