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Marcia Selsor

Member Since 16 May 2010
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What Is The Most Unconventional Item You Have Ever Used To Decorate Or Create A Piece O...

28 July 2014 - 06:16 AM

What is the most unconventional item you have ever used to decorate or create a piece of clay art?We talk a lot about decorating. Now there are all types of commercial stamps and roulettes available. Do you have any unique tools you've have been using to decorate your work like seed pods, buttons, bric-a-brac? If you can show us a sample 50k pic. but not necessary.






How Much Testing Or Tweaking Of Glazes Do You Do?

22 July 2014 - 07:04 AM

How much testing or tweaking are you doing? Do you use software or making educated guesses. Ian Currie's grid process is a good example of getting lots of info from simple alterations of materials.

If you are using software. What software are you using? What are you firing? What are you striving for?



Where Is The Line For Intellectual Property Rights Vs. Copying Others

14 July 2014 - 07:53 AM

With several threads relating to this issue where does the line get drawn between copying and an artist's right to their intellectual property right. Do you respect that line?
I think it can be a hard call when so many people do workshop and willingly share their knowledge. Others work hard to develop a marketable process and don't want to share. How do you determine the difference?


Does Your Dominant Hand Dictate Form Or Are You Ambidextrous.

07 July 2014 - 12:11 PM

Much discussion goes on here about being left handed or right handed and needing wheels in the correct direction. I am dominantly left-handed, but I work with both hands. My left hand is on the inside when I am throwing. I still feel in control. Wheel goes counter clockwise.
I have been throwing since 1967 or 47 years. I am convince you need control in both hands to throw.
Can anyone share their thoughts on this for those newbies who worry about the direction of the wheel.


Garth Clark Speaks With Ai Weiwei Asking 5 Questions

06 July 2014 - 08:00 AM


This may continue the discussion of why he smash a pot from antiquity, but his philosophical concepts on ceramics belong in this topic.