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Marc McMillan

Member Since 30 Oct 2010
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In Topic: What Part Of The Process Satisfies You Most?

13 October 2014 - 10:05 AM

I guess I would have to say Throwing. It's when you are in the groove and in sync with the clay. That feels so complete and connected. Of course, that's when it's going right. :)

In Topic: What Do You Do To Energise Yourself In The Studio?

06 October 2014 - 05:17 PM

Music works. Or get out of the studioe for a short time. I go joke around with my wife. That's always fun and a good laugh always moves my spirit.

In Topic: Who Is Your Favorite Potter Or What Inspires You Most In Your Pottery?

30 September 2014 - 04:20 PM

I've mentioned her before so forgive the duplication: Gabrielle Koch.

I have no idea how she does influence me, and I try not to 'copy' her work. But somewhere deep inside I'm sure her work has directed mine.


In Topic: How Do You Take Photographs And Keep Them Consistent?

30 September 2014 - 04:18 PM

I have moved to setting the backdrop up outside. I like the colors I get with natural lighting and the lack of a truly awesome electric light set up left me with hotspots. I've been happy since making that move. I used to have to take dozens of shots under the electric lighting to get it right. now, I can set up the backdrop and bang out pieces for the web in short order.

In Topic: Best Heavy-Duty Banding Wheel Currently Available?

12 September 2014 - 09:55 AM

I have a shimpo too. It was a gift and is lovingly covered in splashed of clay, glaze and wax. It is incredibly smooth.