Persistance

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Learning to make sets of things can be daunting.  To throw the same form over and over again with precision takes a certain amount of tenacity.  When a home furnishing store commissioned me to do a set of custom tumblers, I readily agreed,…

Letting Go

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I remember my first pottery class at Pitzer College in the early 1980’s. Our instructor, Brian Ransom, was a young guy who was missing a few fingers. We sat at our wheels as he talked us through throwing a cylinder. It was a challenge; my…