Kassandra Guzman | Episode 906

KuuPottery is a compact batch pottery studio and understanding place established by Kassandra “Kuu” Guzman. Every piece is made on the wheel with hand sculpted handles. Most know for The Curvy Amphora and Boinggg! Handles, Kuu has been showcased on Showtime with @ziwef, Layout Milk and The Freye Museum Store.

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How is a zine distinct from a web site?

I sense like a site for me at the very least, gives me the sensation of much more for each5sistence. Like regularly submitting even mundane factors. Whilst a zine is more like a time period of time has passed and this is what’s transpired. So it feels extra of like a thing that does not occur weekly, it’s more of some thing that happens quarterly.

So do you have a plan that you consider to generate a zine on?

Yeah, I test to do at the very least a few zines a calendar year but the timetable is like if you…the way that I function is very intuitive so it just is dependent if I truly feel like the assortment is ready. In some cases I intention for dates that have good sounding…eleven, eleven or three, two, one particular. Dates like that just have a more magical experience to them and I purpose to post then. But it generally seems like when I submit it is generally close to my birthday. That’s when I have the strength to release a zine and a selection, which is in May possibly. So spring time collection, summer months selection and Xmas assortment.

Do you need a topic for every single “issue”? 

I really don’t know mainly because my brain goes in a million areas. My past challenge had to do with my experimentation with lucid dreaming and training aspiration yoga and how that effected my goals and how that effected my imaginative condition. So that was 1 and I experienced a further just one that way me modifying my pottery into interior structure places that I would enjoy to be in. So visualizing my pottery the place I think it will go and how it would match in various spots. So where ever I am mentally is what will be manufactured.

How a great deal composing is basically included in manufacturing a person?

My past 1 had a good deal of writing. I really feel like I experienced extra ideas. But I imagine there is an even amount of money of visual and producing.

Do you have back difficulties accessible on your web site in which folks can browse your zines?

I have set it on my web site before but I haven’t up-to-date it on my internet site. I use Shopify so I am just mastering how to submit on Shopify. I do all of my have net work way too so my difficulty with Shopify is when I make blog site factors is that the shots begin to vanish. So I go test on it a few of days later on and one particular of the pictures are long gone and I feel, This is not performing I require my web page to search cohesive. So I will just shut it down but they are all in people’s e-mails in my subscriber’s archive.

How do you build a subscriber record?

I designed my subscriber listing through word of mouth, through immediate contact with folks, meeting folks and telling them to subscribe. Via Instagram, I believe any time someone has fascination in your perform you really should need to immediate them straight to subscription list.

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