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Aesthetics and Aging

I will be leading a panel discussion at this March NCECA conference in Houston, Texas, along with Don Reitz and Cynthia Bringle.  The title…

Started by Tom Supensky

4 Jan 12, 2013
Reply by Tom Supensky

Inspiration is for amateurs...

Chuck Close on Creativity, Work Ethic, and Problem-Solving vs. Problem-Creating by Maria Popova “Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest o…

Started by Brigitte Martin

2 Jan 3, 2013
Reply by The Justified Sinner

To create I need quiet.

I have found this out a long time ago: To create something meaningful and good, I need QUIET.   I mean absolute quiet.   Probably the tel…

Started by Brigitte Martin

5 Aug 22, 2012
Reply by Brigitte Martin

The color of creativity

Source: Practically Efficient, June 10, 2012 Telling someone how to be creative is like explaining how the color blue tastes. Oh God. Her…

Started by Brigitte Martin

1 Jun 17, 2012
Reply by Harriete Estel Berman

Researching mediums outside of your primary, for inspiration

On inspiration... Sometimes it helps me to see what others are doing and what concepts they are pursuing in their individual bodies of work…

Started by Angelina Ciulik

2 Jun 14, 2012
Reply by Brigitte Martin

IMAGINE: How Creativity Works

This is the most amazing book. I highly recommend this book to everyone on Crafthaus. Imagine: How Creativity Works describes how to foste…

Started by Harriete Estel Berman

3 Jun 6, 2012
Reply by Harriete Estel Berman

Beauty

I am often inspired by beauty! Whether it's something natural like trees and flowers, or even buildings. I was in the National Portrait Gal…

Started by Sandra Murray

0 May 12, 2012

How much time to you spend on new possible forms, styles, projects?

A few things to think about: How much time to you spend on new possible forms, styles, projects? Is there ever a drive to do something ent…

Started by Brigitte Martin

2 Apr 29, 2012
Reply by Tom McCarthy

Always inspired

True, many of us feel the same, inspiration is everywhere and at anytime. As a former graphic designer, drawing sketches was the proccess f…

Started by Miri Admoni

2 Apr 26, 2012
Reply by Miri Admoni

Inspiration is Easy; Focus is Hard

I can be inspired by just about anything. Focusing on one inspiration is the hard part for me. I have a history of too many media due to ex…

Started by Vickie Hallmark

2 Apr 24, 2012
Reply by Harriete Estel Berman

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A Midsummer Day's Dream

Amber O’Harrow 

www.daisyspider.net

Iowa Blue: The Urbane Chicken

5’2” x 3’ x 6’4”

Cast Aluminum

A Midsummer Day's Dream - crafthaus online exhibition

Curated by Marie and Glen Guarino.

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John Lunn added a discussion to the group Tapestry of Talents: Bringing Your Whole Voice to Your Craft
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Life has many layers - like lasagna.

I've been absent from these pages for the summer while I started a new book and concentrated on getting some flute projects out the door. This month I've actually (gulp) taken a spare bag or two of time to myself and done sweet fork all. What a treat that was. It's been at least a century since I could live a couple of weeks without feeling compelled to do anything.Well, not nothing... (How can any self respecting obsessive compulsive polymath really do nothing ?) That would be unconscionable.…See More
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Co:Operation GARNISH

Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making! Arriving at this message is the goal of this exhibition cooperatively arranged by Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin.Please join this group to stay informed !! This is the official exhibition blog.See More
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The Cornershop

Artist Lucy Sparrow has hand stitched the entire contents of a corner shop. All familiar brands of grocery have been recreated in felt.…See More
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"ROCK VAULT Supported by the British Fashion Council and curated by Stephen Webster, Rock Vault is a jewellery initiative to support, showcase and promote Britain’s most innovative, fine jewellery talent. We are so pleased to have been selected…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Flavour of the month Henrietta Fernandez - jewellery http://jam-eton.co.uk/makers/henrietta-fernandez.html Henrietta Fernandez creates contemporary jewellery inspired by her love of floral pattern, graphic shapes, colour and simple form. Henrietta…"
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Back in the Workshop

After the travels and entertaining of the summer, I am back to a very autumnal Glasgow and my new students. As the dust settles on the new term, it has been good to be able to grab some time in the workshop to actually make something. This time, inspired by one of my contacts on Flickr, "…See More
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Peters Valley School of Craft posted a blog post

Enameling in the Round with Harlan W. Butt

The Fine Metals Studio was thrilled to have Harlan W. Butt on campus for "Enameling in the Round" ~ stunning work was done! Photo credit to our Fine Metal Artist Fellow Kristal! And we hope that Nicolette ~ Crafthaus Scholarship recipient enjoyed her time at Peters Valley School of Craft!…See More
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Peters Valley School of Craft joined Glen Guarino's group
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A Midsummer Day's Dream

We are delighted to present "A Midsummer Day’s Dream"an online exhibition hosted by Crafthaus.  All artwork is designed and made by the artists.  The lead image is Hanging Planter by Chelsea Fay. Curated by Glen & Marie Guarino See More
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Peters Valley School of Craft joined Brigitte Martin's group
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Co:Operation GARNISH

Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making! Arriving at this message is the goal of this exhibition cooperatively arranged by Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin.Please join this group to stay informed !! This is the official exhibition blog.See More
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Peters Valley School of Craft joined Nicolette Absil's group
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A New Path: Enameling in the Round

New experiences in enameling, while taking "Enameling in the Round," with Harlan Butt at Peters Valley.See More
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Emilie Pritchard commented on Chihiro Makio's photo
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Dodecahedron Necklace for zapp

"I love your use of geometry."
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