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Joy of the Art

If you will be renowned in the art, you’ll never be poor,  in any place.  This virtue is so glorious that,  if even once poverty would show…

Started by Parker Brown

0 Jul 12, 2014

Why I’m Tired of the Zombie Apocalypse (and it hasn’t even started yet)

Being a craftsperson/maker/artisan/artist is a rather unique profession. Many people today have limited experience in (truly) handmade obj…

Started by Parker Brown

0 Jun 24, 2014

The Kunst Schott von Hellingen Breastplate Part IX

With the conclusion of three conferences in two months in two states, the long awaited blog is back! To continue with the construction of t…

Started by Parker Brown

0 Jun 12, 2014

The Kunst Schott von Hellingen Breastplate Part VIII

This is the critical stage of the project where all temptation to play Minecraft must be resisted so that I can practice some ACTUAL craft…

Started by Parker Brown

0 Apr 11, 2014

The Kunst Schott von Hellingen Breastplate Part VII

The plackart is a challenging piece of armour. Historically, plackarts formed a larger portion of a full cuirass. But with the German Trans…

Started by Parker Brown

0 Apr 3, 2014

Artistic Symbolism in Armour

Armour can be functional art. It has the capacity to communicate beyond its intended form. Anyone who has taken a stroll in the New York Me…

Started by Parker Brown

0 Mar 19, 2014

The Kunst Schott von Hellingen Breastplate Part VI

With the narrowing of the breastplate, it would be easy to panic and think that the whole piece is ruined and only hours of reworking woul…

Started by Parker Brown

0 Mar 2, 2014

The Kunst Schott von Hellingen Breastplate Part V

Raising the breastplate is, by far, the most labor-intensive portion of the project. Each successive raising course tends to take up to abo…

Started by Parker Brown

0 Feb 22, 2014

The Kunst Schott von Hellingen Breastplate Part IV

Using the prepared working drawings, I like to construct a wooden framework to be used as a template as the breastplate is raised. This giv…

Started by Parker Brown

0 Feb 22, 2014

The Kunst Schott von Hellingen Breastplate Part III

Once a good illustration is made, I then need to match the image with the measurements.  Breastplates of the period are actually made of fi…

Started by Parker Brown

3 Feb 16, 2014
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"  24 – 29 September | 1 – 6 October 2019 Goldsmiths’ Fair   Goldsmiths’ Fair is recognised internationally as the premier UK showcase for contemporary jewellery and silver.   Each year, this unique event…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"MATERIA – Contemporary Leather Design Fair, will take place on the 26th and 27th October, in Bucharest, Romania. The platform-fair is dedicated to all designers and creators, who work in leather or have leather as their main working material.…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"The 2020 AJF Young Artist Award Guidelines are now available. Applications for this impressive $7,500 prize are open to jewelry artists through January 12, 2020. https://artjewelryforum.org/2020-ajf-young-artist-award-guidelines"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"The Saul Bell Design Award competition invites you to pick up your tools and seize your moment. Since its first event, held 20 years ago in 2001, recognition in the Saul Bell Design Award competition has become one of the most sought-after honors…"
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