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The Lost Art of Lost Wax at Touchstone Center for Crafts

August 12, 2013 at 9am to August 16, 2013 at 5pm
Creating a wax model and seeing it become an artwork in metal is a thrilling process. In this workshop, we will learn the traditional wax carving techniques used to create truly beautiful and unique works of wearable art. The class will bring the student through the wax working process, how to sprue and invest your wax, the burnout, and finally the casting and finishing of your metal artwork. An emphasis on wax working skills will benefit experienced jewelers, while enabling those new to the…See More
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Joyas Sensacionales (Sensational Jewellery)

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iBook Catalog for Forged in Metal

The ibook version of the Forged in Metal, Deshi/Shisyou, Mentee/Mentor catalog has been uploaded.  Feel free to download it by following this link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/forged-in-metal-deshi-shisyou/id582387499?ls=1Much thanks to Spencer, Mandy and Jordan for designing the catalog and creating such a smooth, seamless layout.  If you are interested in a hard copy, it is available at Blurb by…See More
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Feb 21, 2013
Jim Bove commented on Jim Bove's blog post Forged in Metal: Deshi/Shisyou- Mentee/Mentor And exhibition of student and teacher artwork from Japan
"The actual idea for this exhibition began in 2007 during the Metalsmiths Linking: A Cross-Cultural Exchange exhibition and workshop/lecture series that promoted North American artists in Japan.  During the event, in which Renee Zettle-Sterling…"
Oct 16, 2012
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Jim Bove commented on Jim Bove's blog post Forged in Metal: Deshi/Shisyou- Mentee/Mentor And exhibtion of student and teacher artwork from Japan
"Thank you Julie!  I should also mention that I used Julie's workshop sample for the before and after patina images!"
Oct 15, 2012
Julie Sanford commented on Jim Bove's blog post Forged in Metal: Deshi/Shisyou- Mentee/Mentor And exhibtion of student and teacher artwork from Japan
"Wonderful photos of the events surrounding your exhibition Jim!  It is such a pleasure to see these candid shots! You and Renee have both done an amazing job bringing this cultural metals exchange to fruition. Looking forward to…"
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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Washington, PA
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California University of PA
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
I teach jewelry/metals and 3D-Design
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://jimbove.viewbook.com/
What media do you work with?
Industrial automotive paint, resins and various traditional drawing materiels

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At 12:20pm on November 14, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

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At 11:40am on January 23, 2011, Thea Clark said…
Lovely work, especially the simplicity of the white (enamel?) brooches. Thanks for sharing.
At 9:23am on January 23, 2011, Deborrah Daher said…
Simply beautiful work - I especially like the abstract brooches.
At 11:06pm on March 16, 2010, Cynthia Eid said…
Hi,
I am pleased to be the owner of a piece of yours! I purchased the earrings you donated to the SNAG silent auction. So, I think maybe that gives me the right to ask: are those pill capsules???? If so, I need to take care not to get caught in the rain?
it was great to meet in person!
Cindy
At 4:22pm on March 16, 2010, Renee Zettle-Sterling said…
Yippie!!!!!!!! Finally!! I am so excited--now we can be cyber friends.
XOXO, R
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iBook Catalog for Forged in Metal

Posted on February 21, 2013 at 9:53pm 0 Comments

The ibook version of the Forged in Metal, Deshi/Shisyou, Mentee/Mentor catalog has been uploaded.  Feel free to download it by following this link:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/forged-in-metal-deshi-shisyou/id582387499?ls=1

Much thanks to Spencer, Mandy and Jordan for designing the catalog and creating such a smooth, seamless layout. 



If you are interested in a hard…

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Forged in Metal: Deshi/Shisyou- Mentee/Mentor And exhibition of student and teacher artwork from Japan

Posted on October 14, 2012 at 10:00am 4 Comments

This blog documents the exhibition opening of Forged in Metal: Deshi/Shisyou- Mentee/Mentor and the related workshops and lectures that were held at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. The exhibition and related workshops and lectures were organized by Renee Zettle-Sterling and Jim Bové. The exhibition will remain on view to the public until November 2nd, 2012 before returning to Japan. An exhibition catalog will be released shortly.…

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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. 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 traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

Rachel and Brigitte will be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.

The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios

Listeners can call in during the show via phone, skype, or directly connect via the blog talk website.

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