[Clayart] John and glazes
woodfirejim at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 10:18:21 EST 2017
I bought one of the black and white books, and then went to the web site
and printed the color plates to put inside. It works just fine, and is
priced very well. Much thanks to John and Ron for the service to ceramics
and the good advice on this site over the years!
On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 8:10 AM, John Hesselberth <jjhesselberth at gmail.com>
> Just to make sure I did not miscommunicate, the B&W version of MC6Gs is a
> real book—not a pdf. It has a color cover just like the original except it
> is slightly smaller and has more pages so the content is the same. It is
> printed by print on demand (POD) technology in Scottsdale, AZ one at a
> time. When it sits on your bookshelf in will look exactly like the original
> except it is a little shorter and thicker. It has B&W versions of the
> images in the book, but the color versions are on our website,
> www.masteringglazes.com/ The website address is right inside the front
> cover of the book.
> We did explore a color version of POD but it is still pretty expensive.
> Maybe in a few more years we will think that is affordable.
> > On Jan 17, 2017, at 8:31 AM, William Schran <wschran at COX.NET> wrote:
> > After many conversations with bookstore owners and others in the
> > publishing business it seems like the ³book² (as in all books) in it¹s
> > physical hard copy is becoming less popular than the electronic version.
> > For old dinosaurs like Vince and I, we grew up loving the physical
> > presence of a book. For me there feels like a disconnect reading from a
> > screen, but I suppose it may be a matter of what I know and am
> > with. But the future seems to be heading in the direction of books
> > delivered online to tablets and other electronic readers as younger folks
> > are familiar and comfortable with this.
> > Bill
> > Bill Schran
> > www.creativecreekartisans.com
> > wschran at cox.net
> > On 1/16/17, 7:30 PM, "Clayart on behalf of Vince Pitelka"
> > <clayart-bounces at lists.clayartworld.com on behalf of vpitelka at dtccom.net
> > wrote:
> >> Gotta second what Jim Brown said. Ron and John have contributed so much
> >> to the field of studio ceramics through online advice and through MC6G.
> >> If that book had been published by someone who publishes a lot of
> >> ceramics books like Lark or ACerS, it would have been republished by
> >> This book needs to be out there, because it is so good. People who own
> >> it (like me) are holding onto it, and thus the used price is so high.
> >> Ron, John, please, either republish it yourselves or turn it over to
> >> ACerS or Lark and get it out there again. You'll make money off it, you
> >> have nothing to lose, and the studio ceramics world has much to gain
> >> its availability. Don't say that the black-and-white version is
> >> available as a PDF, because you know that it's no substitute for the
> >> original.
> >> - Vince
> >> Vince Pitelka
> >> Appalachian Center for Craft
> >> Tennessee Tech University
> >> vpitelka at dtccom.net
> >> https://sites.tntech.edu/wpitelka/
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Clayart [mailto:clayart-bounces at lists.clayartworld.com] On Behalf
> >> Of Jim Brown
> >> Sent: Monday, January 16, 2017 12:04 PM
> >> To: clayart at lists.clayartworld.com
> >> Subject: [Clayart] John and glazes
> >> Sorry to hear this as well.
> >> As a suggestion - you or Ron had mentioned a while back that you were
> >> going to print any more of your book but maybe re-think that. Was
> >> flipping through some books on the internet and yours are selling for
> >> around $300.00 and up. :)
> >> * JIM BROWN*
> >> * BROWN POTTERS*
> >> * "Making handmade pottery . . . *
> >> * . . . since the 1700's"
> >> *
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