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12-17-04: Friday Demo - End - Pinch Pot and Addressing THE FEAR, Inshallah


December 2004

June to Dec 2004 Demos

rickiebeth1: I do not use anything on Kato except Kato
liquid clay..
Fearless Leader: Shargoose
mehreenx: Sorry i just budged in without sending out
some info about me on the list
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: What?
Fearless Leader: I hit the wrong button, can you send
me the log?
Fearless Leader: A YIKES moment
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Yup
jill_z_q: was wondering what happen to ya:P
Shannon: oh no Mehreenx.... you're very welcome!
Fearless Leader: Thank you honey
rickiebeth1: OK, Lynn, I will send you an attachment
..if this is OK with you
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: so give us some info now
electron_forge: NP mehreenx everyone's welcome
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: man I can't type tonight
Fearless Leader: Let's do roll call for Mehreenx,
First name and location please
Fearless Leader: NoraJean, San Francisco
jill_z_q: Suzy So Ca
electron_forge: Douglas >>> Kansas
miss_meme_30: Missy VA
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: that would be fine rickie beth
minimadness423: Kathy...Kentucky
marlea_anderson: Marlea, PA
Dracowin: Laura, Kent, WA
Shannon: LOL Lynn.... we knew what ya meant! ;-)
chelyha55: Cheryl, Tehachapi CA
unitychild: Steph in Missouri
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Sharon V in TN
Shannon: <<--West Virginia
Rossija: Mary, Ohio
rickiebeth1: Rickie Beth from near SanFrancisco,
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: Lynn, VA
nancy: nancy in oregon
jude: <--Tehachapi, California
jill_z_q: Where is the snake charmer NJ for those pots
DTIntermart: Doug Cold Dark Brooklyn, NY
alix: nite all ... have to do more writing and
graphics slaving in AM ... cu tomorrow PM
electron_forge: nite Alix
Fearless Leader: okie dokie
Shannon: nite Alix!
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Nite and sweet dreams
rickiebeth1: sweet dreams to you Alix..
jill_z_q: nini Alix
DTIntermart: nite alix
Fearless Leader: mehreenx what's your first name and
location honey?
marlea_anderson: night alix
alixnc left the room
mehreenx: Mehreen Pakistan
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Wow
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Pakistan!!
chelyha55: wow, Pakistan!
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: Long distance demo
Shannon: Kewwwlllll!!!
Fearless Leader: Aslaam mu Alaikum
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Welcome, Mahreen
Rossija: What time is it for you, Mehreen?
mehreenx: Yeah...Wailaikum Assalam
mehreenx: Thanks
mehreenx: 10 30 in the morning
Fearless Leader: Then you have to be the next one to
choose what we are going to do, since you are the
furthest away from me.
DTIntermart: Welcome
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Oh we are so international
mehreenx: Thanks a lot Nora
Rossija: Welcome!
electron_forge: I GUESS SO
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: you are getting ready for lunch
and I haven't even gone to bed yet LOL
Fearless Leader: and another Muslim, Yeah
jill_z_q: she is in the future:P
jill_z_q: this sock rice thing is lovely
Fearless Leader: So Mehreen, what would you like to
see done next?
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: we are both on Saturday time,
but I'm only 30 min into it
jill_z_q: now I just need to kick the db off the couch
I will be better
jill_z_q: that is nice
Fearless Leader: Here is a pot I did today, cured it
and sanded and put a finish on it
jill_z_q: I like the pot
Fearless Leader: made of scraps
Shannon: oh that's sooo pretty NJ!!!!
Dracowin: verrry pretty
Fearless Leader: pearl and blends of crimson with
chelyha55: that is REALLY cool NJ
mehreenx: Ummm anything
jill_z_q: that would make a neat heart too
electron_forge: NJ Show your tin again with the 3D
flowers for Mehreenx
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: I want one of those
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Have you worked with clay
very much, Mehreen?
mehreenx: I just got my first batch of Kato thanks to
Rickie...I can see she's here...
miss_meme_30: nj i want that one!!!!
chelyha55: it looks like something you'd find in Sax
or Nordstrom
rickiebeth1: HI !!!!!!
Fearless Leader: shall we review a Pinch Pot?
mehreenx: I;m a bit scared of opening the clay
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: sure I have never made one
miss_meme_30: dont be
Dracowin: don't be scared
Fearless Leader: Oh Sweet Heart, everyone gets THE
miss_meme_30: it is so much fun!
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Oh, open it!!
Dracowin: just jump on in
electron_forge: jump in! it's very forgiving
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: It won't bite
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: I think I can stay awake long
enough....working on 2 hours sleep here
Dracowin: it'll be fun
chelyha55: once you get started you'll LOVE IT!!!
jill_z_q: eeps Lynn
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: How can you have fun without
opening it?
mehreenx: Thanks..i guess i'll do something today
rickiebeth1: I was going to email you later tonight
about opening the clay...glad you are here. Most
everyone has had the same feeling with their first
Fearless Leader: Come to demo when you can, you'll get
used to seeing clay being tossed about
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: Kato clay is great
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Just get some out and warm
it in your hands
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Learn how it feels and play
with it
Shannon: My favorite quote.... from the movie, Joe
Versus the Volcano... (paraphrased) If you have the
choice of doing something you're afraid of doing, and
killing yourself.... why not just do the thing you're
afraid of doing?
Dracowin: you'll be totally hooked in no time
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: I was quized about kato today
by DH...guess I know who he might have talked to today
: )
Fearless Leader: Ok, we got a half hour left in Demo
Rossija: If you don't like the result, smush it up &
start again. Or make it into something completely
different -- like NJ's chop Natasha beads.
Shannon: is that all?? man it goes fast!!!
DTIntermart: Mehreen, it took me 2 monhs to open thhe
calay have noit put it down siince...
electron_forge: yeah you will be, I am
mehreenx: II have heard a lot about those :)
Fearless Leader: how about a bunch of grapes?
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Mehreen have you visited
Nora Jean's web site?
mehreenx: Yeah.. i saw the files for those on your web
site...very pretty
summerlandfarms left the room
jill_z_q: those are pretty nj
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: no pinch pot tonight?
Fearless Leader: or a pinch pot
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: She has many instructions
jill_z_q: I like to see pinch pot
Dracowin: me too
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: pot please
electron_forge: me three
Fearless Leader: I have a two new pinch pots, one was
made with the feather cane of last week
jill_z_q: lets do some pot
mehreenx: Pinch pot sounds good
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: that will make your ear feel
better LMAO
Dracowin: LOL
rickiebeth1: LOL
jill_z_q: hmm LOL yeah it would
DTIntermart: Yeah pinch pot :)
miss_meme_30: lol jill
Dracowin: that one's neat
Fearless Leader: Ok, the link to screen shots for the
feather cane is on my home page
Dracowin: I like the swirl
Fearless Leader: take four slices and make a pot
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Do not be afraid to ask us
questions Mehreen
Fearless Leader: I did some experimeting with more of
that feather cane and made another pot.
mehreenx: ok
Rossija: Was the spiraling look intentional, or did it
just happen?
electron_forge: I really like that one
Dracowin: neat top
Fearless Leader: the spiral was part of the "S" bend
of the feather cane
Rossija: OK, I remember now....
Fearless Leader: Ok, let's do a pinch pot of one
color, it's a bronze looking color
Fearless Leader: and if we do anything with this color
and keep the shape classic, it can fit into any mini
electron_forge: I'm going to ave to break down and
make a cane
chelyha55: yes you are!
chelyha55: it's FUN!
Dracowin: canes are fun
electron_forge: I've only done a couple of things so
Dracowin: I did a lot before I got low on clay
Fearless Leader: there's no one trick to pinch pots
Fearless Leader: It's taking a ball and making it into
a bowl
Fearless Leader: and then taking that bowl and
narrowing the rim to make the neck for the pot
Fearless Leader: the rest is watching TV
Fearless Leader: LOL
Rossija: LOL!
electron_forge: I'm good at that last bit
Dracowin: no TV here
Dracowin: but I can watch the cats =^..^=
marlea_anderson: i tried doing with with slices...what
a mess
Fearless Leader: make sure that the bottom and the
sides of the bottom are as thick as you want it to be
before closing up the rim
Rossija: Even better!
Fearless Leader: don't make the same mistakes I've
Shannon: oh come on Mom!!! let us make our own
mistakes!! ;-)
DTIntermart: NJ have you eaten?
Fearless Leader: I did before Demo Daddy Doub
Fearless Leader: Doug too
Fearless Leader: LOL
jill_z_q: lol
Dracowin: I'm sure we can make plenty of mistakes even
with help
DTIntermart: =)) Both of us agree
electron_forge: LOL
Rossija: Not mistakes, "happy accidents"!
Fearless Leader: now to narrow the rim, I pinch it a
bit and flatten the pinch, do that all around the rim
and it will constrict
Rossija: At least that's what I keep telling myself.
DTIntermart: Oh yeah, I charcoled a whole bunch of
beads last night, and i was sitting in frontof the
toaster over...
DTIntermart: True rossija
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Tel every one they are Onyx,
Rossija: OK, maybe there are some not-so-happy
accidents.... :-)
nancy: for anyone that is interested in Mt St
Helens..the web cam link is is
still growing a new section...and on non cloudy nights
you can see the glow...the glow has trippled in size
since it first showed up on the cam...its glowing
nicely tonight...
electron_forge: sharon>>>LOL
Dracowin: there's always a way to fix 'em
DTIntermart: LOL I have had thoes too LOL
chelyha55: If all else fails the messed up stuff makes
good chop
chelyha55: or base beads!
Shannon: it's glowing??? is that a good thing???
sounds kinda scary to me!!!
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Ya, just cover them again,
Dracowin: I sure hope we don't get too much ash when
she finally blows her top
nancy: its okay lives near it...its in the
crater and is just making new rock....
Shannon: ohhhhh....whew!
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Mehreen, Mt. St. Helens is a
volcano in the USA that is doing volcano things again
nancy: the glow is the light from the lava making the
steam glow..
Shannon: oh ok.... that's neat!
DTIntermart: Unless you burn thm cheryl, then they
make good shots for sling shots LOL
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Or BBs for a BB gun
electron_forge: I still like the onyx bit
mehreenx: I just copied the link..i'm going to check
it out after the demo...
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Ya, Onyx in the rough!!
Dracowin: it's got a nice glow tonight
nancy: is..i watch it alot..if the weather
is nice you can see these steam plum...if not...purple
fog/cloud pics..giggle
Fearless Leader: want to see how to make this pot
electron_forge: yes please
Dracowin: I was checking it out pretty regularly, but
got too busy
Dracowin: yes!
Fearless Leader: make a long neck and jam it back
chelyha55: delayed reaction but LOL Doug
chelyha55: ooh she's making a mushroom
DTIntermart: << Slow typist :)
marlea_anderson left the room
chelyha55: looks like a shroom
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Me too, Doug
marlea_anderson joined the room
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: I'm just plain slow period
Dracowin: it sure does
DTIntermart: LOL me too
chelyha55: I got distracted by putting away laundry
Dracowin: especially in that color
marlea_anderson: darn, I didn't think I'd get booted
miss_meme_30 left the room
chelyha55: yahoo seems weird tonight
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Looks like Missy got booted,
Shannon: the opening reminds me of some sort of sea
Fearless Leader: so that's how that one was done
Dracowin: I'll have to try that now
electron_forge: yeah, like on coral reef there will be
thousands of them
mehreenx: Looks really nice
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: You make it look so easy, NJ
Fearless Leader: we're down to our last 15 minutes,
are there any questions?
Shannon: I hate to ask this... but are they used for
anything? or are they just "pretties"?
Fearless Leader: it is easy when you work without Fear
Fearless Leader: Mehreen I want to address your fear
of opening the clay package
Fearless Leader: is that ok?
electron_forge: LOL
Dracowin: you could use it as a pot for tiny flowers
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Use for mini scenes, or
toothpicks or tiny treasures or...
miss_meme_30 joined the room
mehreenx: Yeah ..please do :)
electron_forge: WB
Rossija: wb, Missy
miss_meme_30: thanks!
DTIntermart: wb missy
miss_meme_30: how are u mary?
Shannon: ok... thanks! I just wasn't sure... I keep
hearing about pinch pots... LOL
Fearless Leader: Where does perfection reside?
chelyha55: in God
Fearless Leader: Subhannallah a dim
electron_forge: the only thing to fear is after it's
open you will want more!!
Fearless Leader: Only God and the Angels are perfect,
Rossija: Doing OK. Trying to keep my cat from eating
the fake pine garland I bought today....
chelyha55: right
Fearless Leader: we are only mortals
mehreenx: Yeah
Fearless Leader: ok, now the next point
Shannon: LOL Mary!
meplus5kids joined the room
Fearless Leader: who does the judging? On the last
mehreenx: God
DTIntermart: GOD
Fearless Leader: if we judge our work harshly when we
are learning, do we not break the First Commandment?
Rossija: Yep, but not pretty when it comes back.
Shannon: no doubt!
Fearless Leader: We can not judge our learning, it is
like being mad at a baby who cannot walk
DTIntermart: So true NJ
Fearless Leader: it is not the baby's fault it doesn't
know yet
Dracowin: very true
mehreenx: Yeah
Fearless Leader: it is not your fault that you are a
beginner in clay
Fearless Leader: ok, next....
Dracowin: we were all new at some point
Fearless Leader: Who gave you the urge to create? Did
you make an appointment before you were born to want
to create?
Shannon: it's not a "fault" at all :-)
Rossija: I had the day off today, so I got a buch of
stuff done. /been looking forward to making demo
tonight & tomorrow.
Fearless Leader: We got the "gift" from God, did we
Fearless Leader: and Allah is Merciful
Rossija: You, Missy?
miss_meme_30: i hope i can join in some tomorrow
mehreenx: Yes..NO doubt
miss_meme_30: im ok....
Fearless Leader: and we are allowed to learn, to find
our way
Shannon: I look forward to this all week!!! Mary!
miss_meme_30: got the grandbaby tomorrow night
chelyha55: and God wants us to use what He gave us
Fearless Leader: so if God loves you, gives you the
gift to create, then you must find patience inside of
your heart for your own baby steps.
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: How lucky for you Missy
nancy: well all..i am going to "boot" myself out of
here...had what could at best be called a extremely
stessful day...nothing life threatening..just very
very very very annoying...hugs to you all ..will be on
again tomorrow...oh Rossija that is sooo
cats are outsidel/inside cats..they do eat grass
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: My grandkids are all so far
from me
Dracowin: hugs and good night
mehreenx: Thanks Nora.
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Take care Nancy
chelyha55: nitey nite Nancy
Fearless Leader: What I do here is the Small Kindness,
Al Maoon
Fearless Leader: Alhamdolilah
Shannon: nite Nancy
nancy: OH NJ..that is soooo perfect...
rickiebeth1: Night Nancy
marlea_anderson: that's true Nj- it is a gift
Rossija: Goodnight, Nancy
DTIntermart: night nancy
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: nite nancy
Fearless Leader: to nurture all of you is a blessing
Fearless Leader: but all of you must be patient with
your practice
marlea_anderson: night nancy
Fearless Leader: allow yourselves the baby steps of
learning something new
techi_mom56 left the room
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Alhamdolilah? What does that
mean, NJ
Fearless Leader: All praise belongs to Allah
electron_forge: But take that first step
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Thanks
meplus5kids: Hi everyone, just got off of work, thinks
I missed a bunch here.
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: I wish I were bilingual
Fearless Leader: So just go, Inshallah, in the name of
God and begin your practice. That's all we can do as
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: You are multilingual
minimadness423: NJ...some of my best revelations about
a new way to do something comes from what others would
see as an error in the learning stage
mehreenx: Thanks Nora...i'll make something soon and
post it on the pictures list
Dracowin: I think that's how many great discoveries
are made
Fearless Leader: Exactly KathyL, there's discovery in
what we do, even if what we make doesn't turn out the
way we expected.
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: I started out in clay when
only the white sculpey was available here
Shannon: hi Meplus5.... yep, but we got demo logs and
screenshots! NJ did a tin with poinsettias and a mine
wreath and pinch pots!
jill_z_q: Hi Rickie Beth
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: I just plunged right in
maelindesigns joined the room
DTIntermart: There are NO mistakes only oportunities
to Learn & grow.
rickiebeth1: Hi, Jill
Fearless Leader: You're welcome Mehreen, I teach clay
in an Islamic way, lots of Inshallah
Fearless Leader: LOL
Shannon: me too Sharon...
maelindesigns: HI Everyone! Sorry I'm late
mehreenx: :)
Shannon: we LOVE NJ
jill_z_q: did you have fun at Vegas?
rickiebeth1: Hello toMaelindesigns, also...
Shannon: NJ's talks!
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Join us again, Mehreen
maelindesigns: What is the demo on this evening?
rickiebeth1: I had a great time in Vegas...
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: I sure had a lot of
opportunities to learn in the beginning then Doug LOL
Shannon: well we love NJ too! ;-)
mehreenx: Yeahh next saturday Inshallah
Fearless Leader: we're ending for it's 6 minutes to
the end of the second hour.
jill_z_q: was it cold up there?
maelindesigns: I'm so sorry I missed it - busy with
Joshua stuff
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: I will be going
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: NJ, I will send a third log
to you
rickiebeth1: no, except for the first morning when it
was cold outside...
Fearless Leader: Or very late on your night time,
Mehreen, what time is it for you right now?
electron_forge: can someone give mehreenx the time for
tomorrows demo
rickiebeth1: early in the morning only
Shannon: NJ did a tin with poinsettias and a mine
wreath and pinch pots!
maelindesigns: I'm going fabric shopping early in the
morning so had to get stuff done today
Fearless Leader: I'm figuring out the time difference
right now. What time is it now? Add 14 hours and
that's the next demo.
jill_z_q: it was 10:30 when she came in
jill_z_q: she said
jill_z_q: am
maelindesigns: I'll miss tomorrow's demo because of
Joshua stuff - it is our holiday Ferrengi gift
exchange party. LOL
Shannon: I hear ya Maelin.... did my Christmas
shopping today
mehreenx: I don't think i'll make it to the next
maelindesigns: We finally got stuff shipped out to CA
this afternoon! LOL
Fearless Leader: well in 14 hours, no matter where you
are, that's the next demo, it will last for four hours
Dracowin: Ferrengi gift exchange eh?
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Come when you can Mehreen
electron_forge: fair enough NJ LOL
Shannon: wow NJ.... you're going to have to enlarge
your Reminders to include international times!!!
Fearless Leader: Inshallah, that means if it pleases
God I'll be here, for those who don't know Inshallah
maelindesigns: Kind of like a white elephant party -
only more steals and you can pay insurance gift
unopened to keep it. LOL
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: Nite, all
mehreenx: thanks for the warm welcome...i had a lovely
time.. Thankyou Nora for the demo.
meplus5kids: Sorry I missed the demos. Can't make
tomorrows either. Guess I'll have to wait until next
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: See ya next time
maelindesigns: nite Shargoose
mehreenx: I did get the reminder..
Dracowin: thank you for being here
Rossija: night Sharon
Fearless Leader: It was my honor to serve
Shargoose=Sharon V in TN: :)
Dracowin: nighty night
shargoose left the room
chelyha55: nitey nite all
meplus5kids: Night everyone
rickiebeth1: Sweet dreams to everyone that is on theri
way to bed or will be sometime later in the day (for
the people far away)
Shannon: Meplus 5... we're sorry you missed it too...
Dracowin: good night all
jill_z_q: sweet dreams everyone
electron_forge: NJ can you show off that tin again
Fearless Leader: Sure, hold on
maelindesigns: I'd better head out - just checking to
see if folks were still in here. :)
miss_meme_30: nj?
Shannon: nite all you nitey nighters!!!
Rossija: gotta get to bed myself. Hope to "see" you
all again morrow.t
meplus5kids: Thanks for the peek at the tin, looks
chelyha55: jude did you know there are now two
beadstore in Tehachapi?
maelindesigns: I'm going to try to make it next week
if I'm not super duper busy
mehreenx: Good Night
maelindesigns: Gorgeous, NJ!!
Fearless Leader: Yes, Missy? Are you asking if we're
going to do Hair Tomorrow?
Fearless Leader: LOL
jill_z_q: you got another bead store?
electron_forge: thank you, That is beautiful.
Shannon: we'll be waiting for you Maelin!
chelyha55: Sharon moved her store to Tehachapi from
electron_forge: I really like the colors on the
outside too
chelyha55: she wants me to teach
maelindesigns: We got the adopt a family on Sunday and
got to get those things wrapped. I can't wait to dress
up as PRof McGonagall from Harry Potter
Fearless Leader: and it was the same cane as with the
maelindesigns: Randy will be Prof Snape and he looks
so much like him
Shannon: oh Maelin!!!!! pictures!!! we want
maelindesigns: I love what you're showing NJ -
greatauntjudy left the room
jill_z_q: cool and how fun Maelin
Lynn..Lvmypolymerclay: Cheryl I would love to take
your class in Florida
electron_forge: sounds like fun Maelin
meplus5kids: NJ that's looks great.
Fearless Leader: Ok, my time's up, off to be a wife
miss_meme_30: NJ can we start off with the hair
tomorrow just incase i cant stay long??? PLEASE????
Fearless Leader: xoxox
maelindesigns: I'll take pics and share the ones of
just the Joshua folks - rules against showing the
family unfortuantely
chelyha55: oh if anyone wants to help our guys in the
military they need phone cards for the guys in the
hospital to talk to their families
Shannon: thanks NJ!
Fearless Leader: Sure Missy will do
electron_forge: Night NJ thx again
Fearless Leader: xoxo
maelindesigns: go tend to hubby NJ :)
miss_meme_30: ty ty ty
mehreenx left the room
miss_meme_30: wahhhh hoooooooooooo
maelindesigns: I'll talk to you all soon
Shannon: that will be great Maelin! thanks!
maelindesigns: *hugs*


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