Almost all my young students love to work with clay. Many older students hate to work with clay. As in: really, really HATE it. This phenomenon has become even more pronounced lately.
I think it has to do with modern technology, which lets you shape and reverse anything as you see fit. Something doesn't work? Ctrl+Z it!
Clay doesn't work like that. You have to respect its limits and it will punish you if you against it. 1/2


Don't get me wrong. I love digital media and couldn't do without myself. But if it causes you to lose your connection to physical materials and senses other than sight, the price of mastery is too high. 2/2

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