was a real pleasure to be the juror for VASEFINDER 2006.
'love of clay...and love of glazes.." "feel the soft clay in your hands.."
etc...as if loving the material will in some way guarantee a fine product.
work that way.!
clay is basically the material we have chosen
to convey our idea. That idea exists in
the vessel, not in the clay. That
can be a confusing issue, but a fun one to tackle!
Technique, well experienced
and rendered, produces a fine product as easily as it
digs the rut! Form,
boat)....are the strengths that bring your ideas to life for others to see
As juror, you look into the mirror of your own convictions as each slide
That mystery of engagement then, occurs in some but not many pieces.
too often good works are compromised by the quality of the
A WEEK!....and what a great contribution to our world...courtesy of c.