Could a functional piece of pottery work better?
This afternoon, in between firing the gas kiln, making Christmas cards and baking cookies (yes, I am doing too many things at once.) I read a posting in Ceramics Art Daily by my friend, Robin Hopper. I laughed when I read it, not because it was funny, but because of the timing.
Just last weekend, I was talking with a customer about mugs. We were walking around the gallery picking up mugs and trying them out. Robin’s voice was in my head as I talked with them. I found myself teaching my clients about the importance of a well crafted ceramic piece.
This is an excerpt from his book, “Functional Pottery”, which I own: