Articles by Jonathan Kaplan

Patience-Indeed Still a Virtue

March 15, 2010
Coupled with education and reading is one skill, one attribute, one omnipresent quality that merits revisiting-patience.
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On the Mend

February 25, 2010
I was recently diagnosed with several herniated disks that impinged on the nerve going down my left leg. This was not sciatica. It was way worse!
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New (Year's) Resolutions

January 29, 2010
As ceramic artists, we have the ability and the means to reinvent what we do, how we do it, and shape our careers from the inside.
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Electric Kiln Glazes

December 11, 2009
Why do pots that come from an electric kiln atmosphere need to look like they were fired in their reduction counterpart?
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Back in the Studio

November 12, 2009
I have been back in the studio making work again after too long of a hiatus. Two very crucial and important deadlines are looming in front of me. I don’t work well under stress, but of late, I am pleased with the direction my design process is taking, as difficult as it may be.
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When and What to Edit

September 23, 2009
Three years ago, I decided to move. I am finally down to only a few boxes to unpack. Some of you might think that it sure took me a long time to unpack my bags. Well, I need to clarify…
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Signs are Good and Getting Better

June 4, 2009
There are glimmers of hope, so to speak, in the ceramics world that continue to bolster my thinking that clay is not yet dead.
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Productive Priorities

March 27, 2009
As I have written in previous posts, this year will be pivotal for many in our field. Our survival as ceramic artists and potters is linked directly to the disposable income of others.
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PPP: Making Your Mark: Galleries 101

March 1, 2009
When you feel your work is ready for greater exposure, it may be time to explore selling to stores and galleries.
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Trying Out Your Work

February 19, 2009
We need to not only make our work so that it is pleasing visually, but so it functions perfectly.
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