Thank you for your comment, Rebecca. I am trying to move away from the usual granulation designs and create volume as well as a more modern aesthetic impression. But is it a difficult process, time consuming and often not very successful. Trying things out now with precious metal clay...wish me luck!
Flavours of the month
20 Years, 20 Jewellers exhibition
Kicking off our birthday celebrations is our March exhibition, '20 Years, 20 Jewellers'. We've commissioned 20 jewellers we've worked with…"
"Call for Designer-Makers
Handmade in Britain 14: The Contemporary Crafts & Design Fair
Chelsea Old Town Hall, London
Now in its 8th year, our annual winter event returns to…"
"You are invited to an artists' event in Farnham
University for the Creative Arts
Wednesday 2 April 2014 at 3-5pm
Are you a visual artist seeking info on insurance, funding and other professional matters?
Do you want to develop your networks…"
"Looking Forward to Year 2
Application Deadline 30th April 2014
Co- Located with Home and Top Drawer, the highly successful homewares, interiors and gift shows, CRAFT returns for a 2nd year presenting a celebration of…"
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Volunteer Staff for COLLECT 2014
Do you want to be part of a fair showcasing the best in contemporary craft from around the world? The Crafts Council is recruiting volunteers to work at COLLECT – The…"
"Centrepunch Announce Ground-Breaking Bursary scheme
An innovative new scheme has been announced by Centrepunch, the Lambeth based training and support centre aimed squarely at helping graduates launch their budding careers.
"International crafts Vantage Point magazine is a local monthly mag that’s delivered to residential addresses in Godalming, Farnham, Haslemere, Guildford and Dorking. This is in the Farnham edition and it’s also available here:…"
"A reciprocal exhibition of eco-jewellery from Queensland & California.
This is a juried exhibition.
Entry Deadline: 11th April, 2014
July 4th – 27th September
Gallery 1 Artisan, 381 Brunswick St, Fortitude…"
"Dear All, At Ardington we’re gearing up for our new season, which starts next month. Work is underway in the garden, to create an outdoor studio for the summer months. We will hold willow, flower arranging and watercolour courses…"
"I have a few (very few!) spaces for our private views on Wednesday 19th March and Thursday 20th March, so if you're still thinking about applying for tickets, now is your chance. Here's the information again. If you'd like to come,…"
"HOLD IT! The Art of the Modern Medal
Saturday 8 March – Saturday 19 April 2014
Private view and announcements of the 2013 winners:
Friday 7 March, 6-8pm - all welcome
The Student Medal Project, now in its 21st year, is a…"
"Call for Designer-MakersHandmade in Britain 14: The Contemporary Crafts & Design Fair14th-16th NovemberChelsea Old Town Hall, Londonwww.handmadeinbritain.co.uk/chelsea-14/november
Now in its 8th year, our annual winter…"
The good life that society prescribes -- the untrammeled pursuit of wealth and fame, leisure and consumption -- often leaves some essential part of us malnourished. We may be capable, competent individuals yet find ourselves starved for avenues of engagement that provide more satisfying…See More
On March 15th, 2014 at 1pm there will be a panel discussion focused on the future of art in Los Angeles at Flower Pepper Gallery. The panelists are Mat Gleason (Coagula, Huffington Post, Coagula Curatorial), Marlene Picard (Collector & Picard Pick Art on Facebook), Jim Daichendt (Art Historian & Author of "Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art", "Shepard Fairey Inc."), A.Moret (Editor-in-Chief of Installation Mag), and Khoi Nguyen (Social Media Manager and Director of West Coast for…See More
I think a polymath’s mirror is more of a prism. We look at ourselves and the world in broken partial images. Piecing it all together doesn’t assemble in any ordinary way - or even the same way twice. The trick is making that work to our advantage, or least not be a detriment. I often find myself rattling all the complications and possible directions in my life like dice and throwing them down to see if randomness can make something happen or if I should roll again.Whenever I look back over the…See More