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Chris Campbell

Member Since 07 Apr 2010
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In Topic: Lifting The Veil Of Naiveté

Today, 04:29 PM

I agree PSC .. That is also a great part of the workshop experience ... Wandering around other studios to see what the other night owls are up to.

In Topic: What Do You Get Out Of This Forum Interaction?

Today, 10:27 AM

When this forum began we were not at all sure of what would happen. We had all been exposed to the flames and personal rants on many other Internet forums so wondered if we could succeed with " opinions exchanged with courtesy". Some thought it would be bland and boring ... They thought flaming fights and hurt feelings were somehow part of the package.

Thanks to all of us here ... 'They' were wrong.
Woohoo!! ... and with statements like Pres'' above, I think we can all look forward to many more years of help, information and community.

In Topic: I'll Never Be A Real Potter.

Today, 10:13 AM

I think the firing elitism is less now ... Ron and John blew the lid off when they wrote their book on Mastering Cone 6 glazes ... Thank you both!
I heard a couple years ago that there was a book in process (not by Ron/john) on using commercial glazes but have not seen it yet. It would be great if their use could be legitimized for the non production potter. ( I say that since they are usually too costly if you are going through tons of clay. ) So many potters apologize for using these glazes ... a product that works perfectly for their purposes, engineered by folks who know what they are doing.
I think there is still a bit of ... Eh, Whatever you want to call it ... Around what you make.

In Topic: 2015 Potters Council Election Results

Today, 09:57 AM

Thanks for the kind words Chris, Steven, Pres, and Paul. :)
PS.  Pres... that is committee ....... not committeeS ;) .

I think committee assignments multiply whenever you are not watching closely ... Stay alert! : - )

In Topic: 2015 Potters Council Election Results

Yesterday, 07:54 PM

it has been a long haul for you John ... THANKS for your years of service to Potters Council.
Sorry I was not there to raise a toast ... See you in Kansas City.