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mug exchange..narrow view???

updated mon 17 dec 01


cyberscape on sun 16 dec 01

I had not made a mug in almost twenty years prior to the clayart mug
exchange several years ago. I decided it would be fun to participate in
a sharing way with my clayart friends, so I made some mugs. I was a
little rusty at it, and a little bit embarrassed by my weak results at
first, but it was fun. My little mug adventure kicked off a serious
glaze study in shino glazes. I make mugs almost every month, receiving
a steady stream of commissions for my smoky, semi- translucent,
functional shino cups. I began making new forms, quite different from
my raku forms, specifically for high temperature glazes and I am
exhibiting and selling functional work for the first time more than 25
years. My point is this: "I don't do mugs" might be the narrow point
of view. ;-)

Happy holidays!

Harvey Sadow