"You scenario is already happening on custommade.com . I don't know how it is working for other crafts but the jewelry section seems to created a rush to the bottom with various makers bidding on who can make a customers design for the least…"
"No, it is not the future of handcrafted, it may be the future of industrial design but not craft. The core of craft is the hand and eye controlling tools to create an object. When the machine eliminates that hand eye coordination and control then it…"
"FWIW you might want to go look at the new Pinterest TOS . At least according to the email I received from them their original TOS was a piece of boiler plate and according to the email:
"Our original Terms stated that by posting content to…"
"John, I think we agree on a lot of this and I think it is critical for people doing business on the net to get educated about things like affiliate marketing but using words like "Pirates" in the headline and ending your post with a…"
Jim, the tea pot that is in this week's featured artists section on Crafthaus is absolutely magnificent. If I could ever create something so awe inspiring, you can be assured I would have died and gone to heaven. Your work is wonderful. Thanks for sharing it with us.
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NEW: Treasures from Taiwan - a crafthaus online exhibition...
Treasures from Taiwan - a crafthaus online exhibition shows contemporary metal art and jewelry from 11 Taiwanese contemporary emerging artists. Treasures from Taiwan will be highlighted on Crafthaus as an online exhibition from May 8 to June 7, 2013.
"If educating the public about our work and processes isn't a good marketing strategy where does that leave us in terms of the value of our work in the marketplace? Sort of confused by your comment, Harriet, so I'd like to understand it…"
"Following the success of our fairs at RHS Garden Wisley, we are delighted to have been invited to stage another event at a RHS venue.
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, near Chelmsford, Essex. We shall be staging the event alongside the already…"
"This year South Hill Park’s annual Student Open evolves into the SHP Summer Open 2013, inviting Berkshire-based artists and makers to submit their latest work in this opportunity to exhibit. Student work from South Hill…"
"Registration for International Jewellery London is now open.
You have been pre-qualified for FAST TRACK registration. A fast track pass gives you access to the International Jewellery London Trade Exhibition from 1- 4 September 2013.
Since returning from Istanbul, it has been non-stop in the workshop, preparing work for orders and making some new pieces too. I've sidelined a number of works-in-progress in order to get on with more pressing issues, so there are no updates on my Chanel-inspired piece or my tribute to Alexander McQueen, though I have progressed apace with my first foray into electronics in jewellery, "14th Century Nightlife" which I hope to finish finally this coming week after it sitting on my bench for…See More
- by Rebecca Rose. 2013, SNAG/crafthaus Scholarship Recipient
For the next 13 months we'll discuss the trials, triumphs, and tribulations of exhibiting in art shows as emerging artists and established artists. Exhibition coverage will be balanced with tips on how to strategically build a legacy over a length of time, in a way that makes sense to your individual goals as an artist and maker.
Join us each month! There will be surprises around every corner, with photos, videos, SNAG conference coverage, and occasional interviews by rising artists!