[Clayart] The "Throw it away" mentality.

Vince Pitelka vpitelka at dtccom.net
Mon Oct 10 20:35:49 EDT 2016


Paul Gerhold wrote:
"All I would add is that repairing is probably more applicable for decorative as opposed to functional pieces, particularly where large amounts of time are involved in a piece."

Hi Paul - 
I agree absolutely.  Time-consuming sculptural/decorative pieces are often worth repairing at the greenware stage, and I keep a tub of paper-clay slurry around for that purpose.  I would not use it on a functional piece.  
- Vince

Vince Pitelka
Appalachian Center for Craft
Tennessee Tech University
vpitelka at dtccom.net  
https://sites.tntech.edu/wpitelka/





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