[Clayart] WWW on pottery - what bothers me

M Gordon clayart at earthlink.net
Fri Jan 13 14:50:00 EST 2017

Lis, The gallery I show at told me the same thing, no date ... nobody 
wanted to by a pot I made 2 years ago regardless of the way it 
looked.Mike Gordon
On Jan 13, 2017, at 5:42 AM, Lis Allison wrote:

> On 1/12/2017 10:49 PM, KATHI LESUEUR wrote:
>>> .....Assuming one can even make out the signature.    I'm sure I've 
>>> picked up
> Maybe my putting my studio name on my pots isn't so dumb after all! 
> It's very legible, and anyone doing an online search on the studio 
> name finds me right away. I just had someone bring me a teapot to get 
> some mugs to go with it and neither of us could read the potter's name 
> on the bottom of the pot. Since I have never seen work like that 
> before, we can only assume the potter wasn't local.
> Lots of people have told me to put the date on my pots. I don't 
> because the one time I tried it nobody bought pots from the previous 
> year, they all figured if it hadn't sold last year, it must be no 
> good. And as to putting the location, unless you are making tourist 
> stuff, why?
> Lis
> -- 
> Elisabeth Allison
> www.pine-ridge.ca
> Garden blog: www.garden-on-the-ridge.blogspot.com
> Studio blog: www.studio-on-the-ridge.blogspot.com

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