Tuesday, 6 September 2011
The Same But Different!
OK I slipped some items as per my last post
Both of these jugs have 100% Ball clay slip
the one on the left has the old batch
and the one on the right has the new batch.
This is the one on the right glazed and fired.
and this jug also had the new batch on the rim.
You were right it doesn't seem to make much difference
But I can tell.
all in all a good firing with some nice colourful results.
a chap asked me yesterday why I had priced this pot with the
beautiful glaze the same as one with a handle.
I told him he had answered his own question when he said
"with the beautiful glaze."
Colour on the shelf
but I'm still not convinced.
"It's called market forces". I'm told
I have an answer to that, but I'd better keep that to myself!
We shall end today's blog with a cute little jam pot
that has shape, form and a richness of colour
that when you pick it up,tells
it's own story.
To me that's what pots should do.
They should talk to you and make you feel you want
to pick them up and hold them.
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