Report Too many glazes, forms, clay bodies? in Studio Operations and Making Work Posted August 2 I see this as a balance between manufacturing, marketing and creativity. If you set it as a 3 point graph, you might find personal success anywhere between the 3. If you judge by monetary success, you're probably leaning towards manufacture. Works for some. For me, it's all about the opportunity to be creative. I'm down to 2 wholesale accounts only and plan to do no further retail. My pots are constantly changing, new ideas in every load. That's what works for me.