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#1 lorielle

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 11:13 AM

What brought you to clay?  What lured you in?  In five words describe what drew you to clay.


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#2 Joy pots

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 11:38 AM

Hi, The feel & movement.

#3 Marcia Selsor

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 12:17 PM

Coming from Industrial design I liked being in control of the total process from concept to final real piece rather than a model.
The tactile qualities of the green states, then the firing process. I love the whole thing.
Oops..five words
Control of the entire process
maybe it should be "I love the whole thing"
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#4 Diane Puckett

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 12:37 PM

A gift of a handmade pot.
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Posted 06 February 2014 - 02:20 PM

Did not like talking about my painting.

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#6 Pres

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 02:34 PM

Feel, smell, immediacy, permanence, texture.


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#7 Evelyne Schoenmann

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 02:35 PM

I like having muddy hands!

 

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(Marcia: that was more than 5 words, your reply. :D)


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#8 ayjay

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 03:58 PM

My wife's awful pots. :ph34r:

 

(Harsh, but fair!  -  I just knew it couldn't be that hard).

 

Please don't hate me. :D

 

 

 

 



#9 High Bridge Pottery

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 04:53 PM

Two terrible graphic design teachers.

 

(During my art foundation year, I went to do graphic design and they totally put me off learning from them. Had too much fun in the ceramics part that I ended up specialising in it for the year.)


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#10 Celia UK

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 05:06 PM

Making something beautiful with 'mud'

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 07:54 PM

It's my wife's fault (really).

#12 Chris Campbell

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 08:33 PM

The endless challenges and possibilities


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#13 Mark C.

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 08:36 PM

It stuck like a virus


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#14 Rebekah Krieger

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 10:59 PM

I just felt natural… like I was finally doing what I needed to do.  Sorry, I couldn't say it in less words.


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#15 ChenowethArts

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 12:10 AM

Getting to play with fire.


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Posted 07 February 2014 - 05:22 AM

tactile, re-usable, exciting, practical, challenging

 

Tactile - I like working with fabrics, plants, soil, things I can touch

 

Re-usuable - few other crafts where you can spend days making something, then squish it all back to one lump and start again

 

Exciting - opening the kiln after a glaze firing is better than xmas

 

Practical - making something useful, functional, decorative

 

Challenging - if it wasn't challenging, I wouldn't enjoy it so much, or be a member here !


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#17 GEP

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 10:29 AM

Makes my brain light up.
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#18 Marc McMillan

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 11:34 AM

A cute girl. :D



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Posted 07 February 2014 - 08:35 PM

The silence it brings inside.



#20 Bob Coyle

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Posted 07 February 2014 - 08:39 PM

Infinite possibilities of form!







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