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Poppy Porter commented on Brigitte Martin's group Co:Operation GARNISH
"This looks like a great opportunity :) I think I will join in!"
Aug 14
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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
Aug 14
Poppy Porter commented on Brigitte Martin's group Rule The World
"Really enjoyed that, very serious and humorous at the same time."
Jun 27
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Rule The World

Friends of Carlotta, Zuerich, CH 
"RULE THE WORLD" Adornments to live out your DeficienciesAll things considered, despots are a pretty diverse group. They’re not satisfied with just being loved, no, they want to be loved sincerely. If all else fails, they’ll force you. What are the adornments of dictators,…See More
Jun 27
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Images of Creative Communion

My journey from Vancouver, BC. Canada, to the “Imagery in Jewelry” workshop at Touchstone Center for Craft in Farmington, Pennsylvania. See More
May 16
Poppy Porter posted photos
May 16
Poppy Porter commented on Brigitte Martin's group Play That Funky Music !
"Great work, really carefully curated.  I love seeing how visual artists react to music it is always interesting.  Sorry I missed entering this one some of my new work is music inspired!  Not that any of it is finished yet!"
May 16
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Scotland The What?!

An online exhibition featuring makers based in Scotland, curated by Dauvit Alexander and Jeff Zimmer.See More
May 15
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Play That Funky Music !

Exhibition Date May 1 - June 1, 2014 You hear a piece of music and it sends you back in time. Suddenly you remember situations, sights, smells, and certain people as if it happened yesterday. What is the relationship between music and craft? Are there craft pieces that relate to favorite songs?How about a vase made while listening to opera? A table inspired by hard rock? Footwear to go with Lady Gaga? What are the lyrics that draw you in and inspire you to create?See More
May 15
Poppy Porter posted a blog post

“Icons of Formula 1″ and “Over Easy Rider”: First Custom Painted Jewellery

Icons of Formula 1 Necklace, Poppy Porter 2014 – clockwise from top: Graham and Damon Hill, Moss, Lauda, Mansell, Senna, Vettel, Schumacher, Prost, Alonso, Fangio, Hamilton, Gilles Vilneuve. Photo:Ray SpencePosted on May 14, 2014New skills are always inspiring, particularly when you know where you want…See More
May 14
Poppy Porter liked Brigitte Martin's blog post Gretchen Schields Jewelry
Nov 6, 2013
Jera Rose Petal Lodge and Poppy Porter are now friends
Oct 2, 2013

Profile Information

Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Guildford, UK
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
The Workshop Upstairs
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Artist Jeweller
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://www.poppyporter.co.uk
What media do you work with?
I use a self-developed photo-inlay technique that creates a butterfly wing effect inlay using silvered photographs & resin into anodised titanium sheet.

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At 8:54am on November 6, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and continued support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through November 15, 2014.
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At 3:08pm on May 3, 2013, Rebecca Skeels said…
Like the pic on the email today!
At 2:12am on February 4, 2013, The Justified Sinner said…

You should enter "Earrings Galore" for sure. The show last year looked to have been very interesting.

At 12:30pm on February 3, 2013, The Justified Sinner said…

Hello, Poppy!

Didn't realise you were on here too.

At 8:37am on August 13, 2012, Rebecca Skeels said…
At 8:36am on August 13, 2012, Rebecca Skeels said…

Welcome to Crafthaus!

Look forward to seeing your pics on here! And don't forget to join the ACJ page too!!

Hope you are little one and Mr Poppy are well.

Bec

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At 7:31am on August 7, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…
Dear Poppy,

Welcome to crafthaus, the network for craft artists and those who support them! I am very glad you joined us! Your crafthaus membership is valid through August 15, 2013.

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Please note that ALL images sent to the website are vetted to assure a measure of overall quality control. Unlike other image sharing websites, crafthaus is not a "free-for-all". Our members present their work in front of an educated and critical audience so the photos have to be GREAT. Our goal is to show our members' work in the best possible light. From the many images received daily, we aim to post as many as possible. Crafthaus heartily encourages comments from the membership, however, with regard to photos posted or not, we have a strict "NO WHINING" policy in effect! If your images don't get posted they do not meet crafthaus quality standards. Please review the photo guidelines under the FAQ tab.

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Poppy Porter's Blog

“Icons of Formula 1″ and “Over Easy Rider”: First Custom Painted Jewellery

Posted on May 14, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Icons of Formula 1 Necklace

Icons of Formula 1 Necklace, Poppy Porter 2014 – clockwise from top: Graham and Damon Hill, Moss, Lauda, Mansell, Senna, Vettel, Schumacher, Prost, Alonso, Fangio, Hamilton, Gilles Vilneuve.

Photo:Ray Spence…

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The Strange Attractors Project Starts To Take Shape…

Posted on August 22, 2013 at 4:41am 0 Comments

I’ve finally started work on my Strange Attractors Project, its been on my mind for a while now (you will notice it is also the title of my blog and is a phrase I use to describe my creative process, it is actually something complicated to do with maths but that’s not necessarily relevant) and will be recording progress and posting updates on my blog http://www.blog.poppyporter.co.uk/wordpress/.  I will be…

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Ear Splitting F1 Sketching Session Sparks a New Collection

Posted on June 7, 2013 at 6:44am 0 Comments

It was during a visit to the Formula 1 paddock with a sketchbook and some ear defenders at last year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed that I found the inspiration for my new Racing Wings jewellery collection.  This new collection will be on show and available to buy during London Jewellery Week at Treasure, Somerset House 13-16th June.

I am a big F1 fan and love to draw my inspiration from the…

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Down to the Waterline – “Stain-Less” in Sheffield

Posted on May 22, 2013 at 6:21am 2 Comments

They like their fountains in Sheffield.  The first thing that greets you on leaving the railway station is a wonderful cascade of water.  I walked across the city centre to my hotel and the peace gardens had fabulous fountains and children leaping around them, it seemed every courtyard was running water for the newly warming Springtime.…

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2014 Crafthaus Project Grant Recipient

Crafthaus is pleased to announce that Leisa Rich's project "Invisible:VisAble" garnered 968 votes of 2,575 total votes cast (37.59%) and is the 2014 Crafthaus Project Grant Winner.

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Crafthaus Project Grant 2014

Every Fall, crafthaus awards a micro project grant to a crafthaus member regardless of location, professional background, or craft field. The grant is unrestricted and intended to provide assistance for a personal or group project.All projects will be published anonymously, without revealing any personal information about the submitting party.The crafthaus membership and the general public review all proposed projects and vote for the one they wish to see supported. One vote per person.Voting…See More
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Instill - Material Matters 2014

  INSTILL-material matters “The year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.”  Hal Borland The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University presents the thesis work by students of the MA in Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products course. The show celebrates the achievements of a group of exceptionally diverse individuals, with each piece on display offering an unexpected adventure through material that…See More
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Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One

Thank you for viewing this on-line exhibitionThis exhibition is a showcase for narrative work, with over 234 images it was decided that the exhibition would be in two parts with chapter two being on-line in January 2015I would like to personally thank all the makers who took the time to submit work for this on-line exhibition. Image left: Dauvit AlexanderTitle - "Blood Will Have Blood: A Macbeth Brooch" Image Credit: Photography by Andrew Neilson, Neilson Photography. See More
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The Justified Sinner commented on The Justified Sinner's blog post Texas!
"I didn't buy any boots... they are not really my style, though I admire them.  There was a bull to sit on - a rather placid creature, it seemed, but I never thought to sit on it. If James had told me that you had done it, I would too, then…"
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Sophia Georgiopoulou commented on Mark Fenn - Studiofenn's group Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One
"Thank you for curating this exhibition. The works are beautiful and striking. Looking forward to Chapter 2."
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Lieta Marziali commented on Mark Fenn - Studiofenn's group Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One
"Most fabulous. All my work is narrative too. It is an urge that grew in me and has slowly permeated my entire practice. I now don't think I could work in any other way. Really looking forward to Chapter 2."
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Brigitte Martin commented on The Justified Sinner's blog post Texas!
"I am thrilled to see you had such a great time, Dauvit. Funny, James took me boot shopping as well when I was down there and I visited the same store you went to. At the time, someone was getting his boots custom fitted, it was sight to be seen. You…"
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Linda Kaye-Moses commented on Mark Fenn - Studiofenn's group Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One
"Strong and beautiful exhibition. Thanks for giving us the chance to see this work."
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Tom Supensky commented on Mark Fenn - Studiofenn's group Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One
"Narrative can have a very wide definition.  I think my work is narrative in that I try to express some form of communication with my clay sculptures.  How can I get my work in the January show?Cheers, Tom www.tomsupensky.com"
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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!

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