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Marcia Selsor

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About Marcia Selsor

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    Professor Emerita, MSU-Billings

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    Red Lodge, Montana
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    birdwatching, cooking, travel, writing, civic engagement teaching and sharing 50+ years knowledge of working in clay.

    Upcoming Events 2018

    WINTER COURSE  Online January-February   http://teachinart.com/alternative-firing.html

    3rd Annual Ceramics Invitational, Radius Gallery, Missoula,  Montana

     Alternative Firing Techniques,   Summer 2018 dates TBA Tuscarora Pottery School, Tuscarora, Nevada http://www.tuscarorapottery.com

    Alternative Firing Class , San Miguel de Allende, Mexico  Oct 8-12

    my website includes many "how-to" pages for making quick terra terra sig, to building raku kilns. http://www.marciaselsorstudio.com

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  1. Artspeak

    I am enjoying making marks on clay just because it makes me wonder at what chemicals, organic material, masking, baffling will to do a surface. No hidden agenda. Just keeping myself amused. Some of today's amusement. I am particularly enthralled with seaweed. Marcia
  2. Callie, great article for a new age of market strategy. Well done. Marcia
  3. wonderful dose of good advice, Mark. Something experience and wisdom created. Marcia
  4. I should change my thread to a good MONTH for the written word! Congratulations , Mark! And also to Callie!
  5. firing saggers today while it is sunny and little wind. 27 F  no freezing on my little propane tanks.
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    2. Marcia Selsor

      Marcia Selsor

      got three new beauties today. Very happy with them . Fired last week and tried some experiments from an experiment I did in Italy during my class. I am intrigued by the results and bumping up the sizes. 


    3. glazenerd


      Well, if you are going to make enticing posts about beautiful results; then I demand pics!!!!

    4. Marcia Selsor

      Marcia Selsor

      5a655876eec64_box1copy.jpg.c4f2913f2836da0c2b1e41bb0dc19d8f.jpg5a655616a1c01_selsor_box1copy.jpg.de849fcc40197d8cbbf7171204b5e056.jpgjust posted them already!

      had to take them, download them and resize them. sorry I took so long. I had a nice lonesome dinner. Talked with Matt earlier.


  6. firing saggers today while it is sunny and little wind. 27 F

  7. I met him at the Majolica conference in Toronto in '98 at the Gardner Museum . I have always admired his work. Glad he is still among us (on earth). Great article and really wonderful examples of his work. Thanks for posting. Every time I see an older potter's name in the subject, I brace myself for an obit. Its an age thing, I know. I have lost quite a few older friends. Marcia
  8. Creating A Workshop

    Hi Chad, Your website is mentioned in the Revistas Ceramicas article about my work in Obvara. Good luck with your workshop. Marcia
  9. Carving into clay

    I have a sweet little set of carving tools about 4 inches long- various shaping chisels. I work when leather hard. To avoid flaking, spray a little water on the immediate area. Just enough to rehydrate. Carving can be tedious, but very absorbing and rewarding by the results. Enjoy. Marcia
  10. I am a happy old person. Never put it in those terms but I like them. Define elderly.. not sure I'm there yet. Marcia
  11. on standby to quickly fire some saggers tomorrow weather permitting. Too cold today. Snowed last night.

  12. PKQothW 40

    3,4,3,4 maybe
  13. it depends on your body. I made my throwing seat with a slanted seat to reduce stress on the lumbar.I like it. If you don't have an adjustable wheel , you can put it in brick or something to get it right for you or raise/lower your seat. I like the angled seat idea and I think it works.I copied the benches Pietro Madelena designed for La Meridiana. ,. will try to post a pic of my bench to show the slant. Marcia

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