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Tue Jul 11 15:41:15 EDT 2017
Years ago a parent came into the main office where I sold pots to fund
my clay program in high school, asking for a glaze that looked like Egg
Plant. I went HUH??? What's an egg plant?? I'm really on top a my
veggies.. so it was explained to me that it was a deep purple color.,
Never got one but it was a pretty funny event from those days. BUT not
as strange as .. a student came up to me & asked if he could make a big
penis for his mom (who taught sex ed.) for condom demonstrations! I
said NO tell her to use a banana !! Never a day went by, Mike Gordon
On Jul 11, 2017, at 4:04 AM, mel jacobson wrote:
> thanks jeff, you more than understand.
> we who were raised on semi matt tan, oatmeal
> and the concept of hand made dishes with `earth tones`
> have to be careful when dealing with modern color.
> it may make us lose total control.
> i am showing the pot/color with a sort of smile.
> it is actually rather nice. so, i thought i might
> share the idea. i more than stumbled on to it.
> on a serious note...there is a really fine line between producing
> quality color, sophisticated pots that charm your customer and crap
> that looks like it was made by a circus clown. i am walking that
> line. we will see where it goes.
> mel................i do however, enjoy the squeals of
> `oh mel, that purple is devine`. that teapot sold in an hour and i
> have orders already for more. who knew?
> Mel's Website: www.melpots.com
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