I'm not sure today in this PC world whether or not I can actually call the quick thumb nail marks I put under a handle "Chinese whiskers". It was an expression I picked up from Mick Casson in Wales. Simple expression and I think ya get the picture. I said it didn't I?
I must be a cheapskate romantic because whenever I set out to make a vase it becomes a bottle for a plum blossom or a single flower. There is talk on the Clayart Discussion Group now that it is irresponsible to make pots with small openings that can not be cleaned out. What is a dinosaur like me to do? I'll have to get with contemporary artistic dialogue and then stop making pots. I'm going to follow the trend and stop being a potter and start being a ceramic designer. I'll