[Clayart] jeff and salt

Terry Lazaroff terrylazaroff at gmail.com
Wed Sep 18 09:10:13 EDT 2019

All this goes to prove that one can follow all the rules of clay, only to have a new rule thrown at you, from out of the blue.  


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> On Sep 17, 2019, at 5:17 PM, mel jacobson <melpots at mail.com> wrote:
> i was not making fun of you, or good science.  what annoys me beyond
> logic is the modern sense that you can buy it `ready made`...why do the research?
> why suffer?
> do you have any idea how many shino recipes from japan to minnesota i have studied?
> and the conclusion is always the same...they are all pretty much the same.
> firing, downfiring, cone used...thickness, time after glazing all play a huge
> part. it is a fussy glaze.
> if i was concerned about a bad firing..(it was the firing, not the recipe, of that
> i am pretty sure, i would try another firing technique, but i will keep on making shino
> and hope for what i am looking for.  i get it now and then...but i keep on fighting the good
> fight.  become a part of your work, do it all.  i fight the time we live in, where we are, how we teach
> kids, how special people feel about self.  there is not much room in the clay world for those
> that do not want to do the dirty work.  then you might as well buy stuff at a wholesale outlet and
> sign it with a sharpie.  plus, i just love to stimulate real conversation and thinking.
> this is and never will be a recipe board.  we have to have standards, it is the adult way.
> mel
> website: www.melpots.com

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