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gerholdclay at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 14:54:13 UTC 2021
Suggest you look up design in a dictionary. And just so you know a lot of artists design to accommodate their tools. And some artists, Chihuly comes to mind have teams and other individuals do a lot of the design of his finished work.
Suggest you learn a bit about art history and modern art before making comments that display your provincialism.
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> On Sep 12, 2021, at 8:04 AM, Robert Harris <robertgharris at gmail.com> wrote:
> You can definitely tell the difference from something designed by a
> committee (or even worse, the accountants). IKEA designs their mugs and
> furniture specifically to take advantage of kiln size and container size,
> not based on any aesthetic objectives.
> So basically you are deliberately and obtusely (as usual, of course),
> missing the various nuances of the word "design".
> Do you get your rocks off doing that?
>> On Fri, 10 Sept 2021 at 11:28, paul gerhold <gerholdclay at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Every product ever made has been designed by a person or group of persons.
>> So the idea that coming from a person makes something unique clearly does
>> not separate handmade or art in any way from everything ever made.
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>>>> On Sep 9, 2021, at 4:58 PM, Carolyn Curran <cncpots2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Ah, the everlasting debates we so love to engage in.. art versis craft,
>>> hand building versus wheel, commercial versus original glazes...
>>> Adding my own two cents, I have nothing against the wheel, plaster
>>> extrusions, even 3D printing as long as the design and the idea come from
>>> the potter, but I guess I have a real thing against clay stamps and
>>> imprinted design rollers which are not designed by the potter using them
>>> but are manufactured by someone else. I occasionally use clay stamps
>>> imprints in my work, but they are ones which I have designed myself.
>>> Snobbish maybe, but so be it. There are wonderful stamp and roller
>>> designs out there which are commercially available, but it bugs me that
>>> potter is not the originator of the design he or she uses. Yes, some
>>> potters do creative things using stamps and rollers they have not
>>> and of course nature has provided many found objects we incorporate in
>>> work (like leaves, shells, flowers, interesting rock textures, etc.).
>>> Some of my most creative slab work a few years ago was the result of
>>> plaster molds i made of huge elephant ear leaves. I would roll out a
>>> clay slab on the mold, selecting one area or/or angle to use in the
>>> and no two were alike. I had taken something from nature and made it my
>>> own. And how many potters have impressed leaves and other plant
>>> into clay and created their own individual form or treatment ? Well,
>>> guys, who feels like adding to this discussion?
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