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mugs /artsy fartsy knick knack handles

updated fri 11 sep 09


gary navarre on wed 9 sep 09

Hay Folks,=3D0A=3D0A Now that I'm back into it I noticed mine are so sturdy=
I c=3D
ould hang on to the cup by the handle and knock somebody out! I think the i=
nfluence for this form came from having coffee in those heavy white restaur=
ant cups when I was homeless for so many years. However, the lip fits the l=
ip nicely and the shape would be difficult to jigger so it has to be handma=
de.=3D0A=3D0A Sure glad I live where I don't have to be concerned with peop=
le w=3D
ho might need knocking out so trust God, clean house, help others, and stay=
in there eh!=3D0A=3D0AGary Navarre=3D0ANavarre Pottery=3D0ANavarre Enterpr=
orway, Michigan, USA=3D0A
.com/GindaUP/=3D0A=3D0A=3D0A--- On Wed, 9/9/09, David Woof L.COM>=3D
wrote:=3D0A=3D0A> From: David Woof =3D0A> Subject: [=
t] Mugs /artsy fartsy knick knack handles=3D0A> To: Clayart@LSV.CERAMICS.OR=
=3D0A> Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2009, 10:27 AM=3D0A> There are sooo ma=
ny m=3D
eaningful ways=3D0A> to express the character of the clay and personal crea=
ve=3D0A> taste and aesthetic sensibility in the mug body, and yes the=3D0A>=
dles should understatedly reflect that statment, but for=3D0A> the handles;=
eight/balance comfort in the hand and function=3D0A> from table to the lip =
st be where function dictates form,=3D0A> no compromise here or the discrim=
ating user of fine=3D0A> pottery doesn't buy.=3D0A> =3D0A> =3D0A> =3D0A> =
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My opinion: =3D0A> =3D0A> Wanna play in the knick knack sandbox?=3DC2=3DA0 =
fine, bu=3D
t if=3D0A> you want them to possibly sell, go stock those fancy=3D0A> schma=
ncy =3D
usually awkward handles where the "Gramma's=3D0A> bloomers on a stick" yard=
rnaments and apple pie pot=3D0A> holders are sold at fine schmaltzie shops =
erywhere....=3D0A> =3D0A> =3D0A> =3D0A> Or just tattoo open eyes on your e=
yelids a=3D
nd continue to=3D0A> bliss thru it all. =3D0A> =3D0A> =3D0A> =3D0A> David=
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