[Clayart] What is the difference between a potter and one who makes pottery?

Cyndy Littleton shorthill at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 13:02:01 EDT 2016


Great advice! How do you make your dividers?

On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 10:07 AM, Kathi <kathi at lesueurclaywork.com> wrote:

> Take comments, good or otherwise, with a grain of salt. Some will rave
> about your work, others will tell their friend that it isn't very good. One
> person will comment how reasonable your prices are. The next will ask for a
> discount. Set your prices and stick to them. The person who bought at full
> price will feel like a chump if they hear you lower the price for the next
> sale. When they say, "I'll be back", they rarely will. Don't take it
> personally. Make your set up and teardown as easy as possible. If you put
> dividers in your boxes you can just drop pots in the slots instead of
> wrapping.
>
> Good luck.
>
> Kathi LeSueur
> lesueurclaywork.com
>
> > On Oct 11, 2016, at 9:00 AM, Cyndy Littleton <shorthill at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > I just participated in my first juried art show. It was a learning curve,
> > but also very enjoyable. On several different occasions I received almost
> > identical comments regarding how I was a potter unlike others at the show
> > who were making pottery. I didn't know if I was being insulted or
> > appreciated. I did sell well and enjoyed the interaction with people
> > immensely, but these comments hung on in the back of my mind throughout
> the
> > weekend.
> >
> > For those of you who have been at this for a while, can you offer some
> > words of wisdom??
> >
> > Cyndy Littleton
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