Chris Gustin Workshop at Lighthouse ArtCenter, Tequesta Florida. January 24 & 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Early registration by December 15, 2013: $150 for members, $175 for nonmembers. Gustin solo exhibit, November 14, 2013 to February 14, 2014. Artist talk and reception. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (561) 748-8737. www.lighthousearts.org.
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Now, I’m not trying to start a discussion on the relative merits and comparisons between wheel throwing and handbuilding, or recommend against using tools, or suggest that those of us who have more of our actual hands in the clay are better or more informed or more satisfied in some way than others, but I do think there is something nice about being reminded after several years in clay of the reason I first got into it—the amazement at the things one can do with just hands and clay. -Sherman Hall, editor.