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

Cyndy Littleton shorthill at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 15:18:08 EDT 2016


Thank you Kathi! I will give it a try.

On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 4:40 PM, Kathi <kathi at lesueurclaywork.com> wrote:

> Cut from heavy weight cardboard. I also make dividers from blue sheet
> styrofoam to use between trays which put in the box on edge.
>
>
>
> Kathi LeSueur
> lesueurclaywork.com
>
> > On Oct 11, 2016, at 1:02 PM, Cyndy Littleton <shorthill at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > 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
> >>> -------------- next part --------------
> >>> An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
> >>> URL: <http://lists.clayartworld.com/pipermail/clayart/
> >> attachments/20161011/429c690b/attachment.html>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> > -------------- next part --------------
> > An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
> > URL: <http://lists.clayartworld.com/pipermail/clayart/
> attachments/20161011/b4b06479/attachment.html>
> >
>
>
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.clayartworld.com/pipermail/clayart/attachments/20161012/bd2fa18f/attachment.html>


More information about the Clayart mailing list