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#1 JBaymore

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:34 PM

Potters Council Question of the Week Summary: Links to all past questions



How many days a week do you work in the studio? | August 15, 2011

http://ceramicartsda...august-15-2011/

If you could only take one piece of ceramic art to a deserted island, what would you choose and why? | July 26, 2011

http://ceramicartsda...y-july-26-2011/

If you were a piece of pottery, would you be sculptural or functional? Why? | Aug. 1, 2011

http://ceramicartsda...why-aug-1-2011/

Which artist would you love to work beside in their studio for one week? Provide artists name and why? | Aug. 8, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...why-aug-8-2011/

What stage of pottery making do you like best and Why? Wet? Leather hard? Greenware? Bisque? | Aug. 29, 2011

http://ceramicartsda...ue-aug-29-2011/

Whose Mug did you choose this morning and why?|Sept. 5, 201
http://ceramicartsda...whysept-5-2011/

Who is your favorite potter/ceramic artist, living or deceased?| Sept. 12, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...d-sept-12-2011/

If you could easily hire someone, what pottery job would you want them to do? | Sept. 26, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...o-sept-26-2011/

What tips about selling pottery at craft / pottery shows can you share? | Oct. 10, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...re-oct-10-2011/

What are you looking for under that pot? | Oct. 17, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...ot-oct-17-2011/

What will an archeologist say when they dig up your shards? | August 22, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...august-22-2011/

It's Halloween! Share a clay nightmare. | Oct. 31, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...re-oct-31-2011/

Do you use your own pottery when entertaining? | Nov. 7, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...ing-nov-7-2011/

Which potters, past or present, would you like to invite to Thanksgiving dinner and why? | Nov. 21, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...hy-nov-21-2011/

How do you handle disasters in the studio? | Dec. 5, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...dio-dec-5-2011/

What pottery related gift are you hoping for this Holiday Season? | Nov. 28, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...on-nov-28-2011/

What question would you like to ask? | Dec. 19, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...sk-dec-19-2011/

How do you handle the combination of parenting/daily life and pottery? | Dec. 12, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...ry-dec-12-2011/

What kind of potter are you? Mud or Fire? | Jan. 2, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...ire-jan-2-2012/

What Pottery "Rules" do you break all the time | Sept. 19, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...e-sept-19-2011/

What is your favorite form to create? | Oct. 24, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...te-oct-24-2011/

What piece of pottery could define the work of potters in the early 21st Century?| Jan. 9, 2010
http://ceramicartsda...ury-jan-9-2010/

What is the one piece of your own pottery that you love the most?| Jan. 16, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...st-jan-16-2012/

Are there glaze colors you refuse to use on your work? | Oct. 3, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...ork-oct-3-2011/

What was the last milestone you hit in pottery?|Jan.23,2012
http://ceramicartsda...tteryjan232012/

What are you worst at as a potter? | Nov. 14, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...er-nov-14-2011/

If you placed a piece of art in the world for someone to discover, where would it be and why? | Feb 6, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...why-feb-6-2012/

Can you describe your work in three words? | Jan. 30, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...ds-jan-30-2012/

Describe your LOVE affair with Clay | Feb. 13, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...ay-feb-13-2012/

When can you call yourself a potter?| Dec 26, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...er-dec-26-2011/

How long can you procrastinate before getting down to work? | Feb. 27, 2011
http://ceramicartsda...rk-feb-27-2011/

Share your most memorable clay experiment? | March 12, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...-march-12-2012/

Do you see the firing of your pots as a critical step in the final piece or is it simply the last step? | March 19, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...-march-19-2012/

Which NCECA was your favorite and why? | March 26, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...-march-26-2012/

Have circumstances, finances, or health issues forced you to change the way you work? How did you respond to the challenge? | 4/15/2012
http://ceramicartsda...llenge-4152012/

At what stage during the making process do you insert the personal? | May 1, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...nal-may-1-2012/

Is it important to you that your utlitarian pots are light enough to use with ease?| May 7, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...ase-may-7-2012/

Have you ever made a utilitarian piece to serve one particular food? | May 28, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...od-may-28-2012/

Do you have a suggestion for a message about clay for a t-shirt or a bumper sticker? | April 8, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...r-april-8-2012/

Are you sometimes torn between throwing and handbuilding? | June 5, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...ng-june-5-2012/

Where do you look for inspiration? | June 21, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...n-june-21-2012/

Have you experimented working with various clay bodies? | June 25, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...s-june-25-2012/

Did you start with pottery by accident or by design? | April 22, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...-april-22-2012/

Do you prefer to work in your studio alone, or in a communal studio? | July 6, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...io-july-6-2012/

Do you have favorite glazes that you use often; and what are they?| July 10,2012
http://ceramicartsda...ey-july-102012/

How much studio time can you fit into your life and still take care of household chores, gardens, etc. | 8/13/12
http://ceramicartsda...es-gardens-etc/

How long do you envision yourself making pots? 8/7/12
http://ceramicartsda...lf-making-pots/

How do you plan your work regarding the scale/size of pieces? | 8/20/12
http://ceramicartsda...size-of-pieces/

Which utilitarian forms are your favorites to make? | August 27, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...august-27-2012/

Do you have a favorite ceramic surfacing technique that you use to enhance most of your work? | 7/17/12
http://ceramicartsda...t-of-your-work/

Historical Inspiration | July 30, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...n-july-30-2012/

Do you know potters who are also "foodies"? | 5/21/12
http://ceramicartsda...e-also-foodies/

What do you do with the pieces that just don't make it? | July 24, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...t-july-24-2012/

Has a particular workshop or demonstration that you attended influenced your work? | May 14, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...rk-may-14-2012/

Heavy bottoms? | 9/10/12
http://ceramicartsda...-heavy-bottoms/

TRIMMING: love it or hate it? | September 3, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...ptember-3-2012/

Share a mistake that turned your future pottery in a new direction. | Sept. 25, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...n-sept-25-2012/

Do you work until inspiration hits, or wait for inspiration and then get started? | 10-09-12
http://ceramicartsda...d-10-09-12-qow/

Do you have a pottery joke to share? | Sept. 18, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...e-sept-18-2012/

What was your first workspace with clay? | 10/16/2012
http://ceramicartsda...y-qow-10162012/

How has clay created a community for you? | 10/23/2012
http://ceramicartsda...w-for-10232012/

Brainstorm your ideas for a mashup of ceramic artists in a collaborative piece of pottery or sculpture. | 10/30/2012
http://ceramicartsda...w-for-10302012/

What are your favorite pottery tools - the ones you don't share? | Feb 20, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...re-feb-20-2012/

Share your favorite quote on pottery or ceramics. | Oct. 2, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...ics-oct-2-2012/

What do you do with your rejection letters? | Q.O.W. 11/6/2012
http://ceramicartsda...rs-qow-1162012/

Why Pottery? | March 5, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...y-march-5-2012/

Do you have a favorite clay body? | June 12, 2012
http://ceramicartsda...y-june-12-2012/

Describe your dream studio! | Q.O.W. for 11/20/2012
http://ceramicartsda...w-for-11202012/

How long is your typical studio workday? | Q.O.W. for 11/27/2012
http://ceramicartsda...w-for-11272012/

Which of the pieces of YOUR pottery collection will you pass-on to your children and loved ones? | Q.O.W. 11/15/2012
http://ceramicartsda...s-qow-11152012/

What one pot or ceramic piece have you seen that has really "stuck with you" in a memorable way? | Q.O.W. 12/4/12
http://ceramicartsda...-way-qow-12412/

Why are you addicted to clay? | Q.O.W. 12/11/12
http://ceramicartsda...lay-qow-121112/

What would you do it you weren't making pots? | Q.O.W. 12/18/12
http://ceramicartsda...ots-qow-121812/

Did any ceramic making related presents magically materialize for you this holiday season? | Q.O.W. 12/26/12
http://ceramicartsda...son-qow-122612/

What is your personal studio routine that happens before you start creating? | Q.O.W. 1/2/2013
http://ceramicartsda...ing-qow-122013/

If you could only use one colorant in your work....what would you choose and why?
http://ceramicartsda...-why-qow-11113/

If you could turn back time, what would you do differently in your ceramic art life? | Q.O.W. 1/16/2013
http://ceramicartsda...fe-qow-1162013/

Who was the one person who "opened the door" for you in your art life? How did this person help you?
http://ceramicartsda...ou-qow-1242103/


Who has a great clay/ceramics program in your area? | Q.O.W. 1/31/2013
http://ceramicartsda...ea-qow-1312013/


Tell us a story about your studio. | Q.O.W. 2/5/2013
http://ceramicartsda...dio-qow-252013/

If you could bring two clay artists (dead or alive) on a trip with you...who would you bring and where would you go? | Q.O.W. 2/12/2013
http://ceramicartsda...go-qow-2122013/


What is your favorite quote - the perfect one to share with fellow clay artists? |
http://ceramicartsda...ts-qow-2202013/


What are the THREE most recent CERAMICS related books that you have purchased?
http://ceramicartsda...ed-qow-2262013/

What is the one piece of your own ware that you use the most and why? | Q.O.W. 3/5/2013
http://ceramicartsda...why-qow-352013/

How many potters does it take to screw in a light bulb? | Q.O.W. 3/12/2013
http://ceramicartsda...lb-qow-3122013/

What are you hoping to get out of NCECA this year? Or, why are you not going?
http://ceramicartsda...-you-not-going/

What is your gift in your artistry? | Q.O.W. 3/28/2013
http://ceramicartsda...-clay-artistry/

What do you think about as you stroll through a ceramics exhibition? | Q.O.W. 04/02/2013
http://ceramicartsda...n-qow-04022013/

What do you think of technology entering the art ceramics field?
http://ceramicartsda...w-for-04092013/

What kind of symbols do you use in your work to create your personal narrative?
http://ceramicartsda...e-qow-04162013/

How far from home have you traveled to attend a ceramic workshop or event? | Q.O.W. 04/23/2013
http://ceramicartsda...t-qow-04232013/

John Baymore
Professor of Ceramics; New Hampshire Insitute of Art

Guest Professor, Wuxi Institute of Arts and Science, Yixing, China

Former President and Past President; Potters Council
 

http://www.JohnBaymore.com


#2 LeeU

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Posted 23 December 2014 - 09:33 PM

Just discovered this...WOW...cool/fun  -and a lot of work, sir, so thanks for doing this.


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#3 JBaymore

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Posted 23 December 2014 - 09:36 PM

Sorry.  Haven't had time to update it recently.  It is a 'labor of love' to do.

 

best,

 

.................john


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Guest Professor, Wuxi Institute of Arts and Science, Yixing, China

Former President and Past President; Potters Council
 

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#4 Marcia Selsor

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Posted 30 December 2014 - 08:15 AM

Lee,
You can look through the posts of the Potters Council subject. The questions of the week are tagged.
pc question of the week.

There are others posting topics too, but the PC questions are tagged.
Marcia




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