"Thank you for the compliment, Valerie. I noticed that you took class(es) at Haystack. Love that inspirational place and makes me crave that feeling of being submersed in a creative environment with lots of new ideas and techniques being…"
"Great point to analyzing failure not just from a financial perspective.
I've seen many artists have a hard time keeping their lines cohesive. It's easy to get excited about something new or different and not realize that it…"
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Valerie A. Heck Jewelry
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I am a jewelry maker and was a student at the New Approach School for Jewelers, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and Towson University. I am currently taking an ornamental hand engraving class at the New Approach School for Jewelers and I'm loving it. It's a hard technique that takes years of practice but the engraving is beautiful!
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Thank you for the compliment, Valerie. I noticed that you took class(es) at Haystack. Love that inspirational place and makes me crave that feeling of being submersed in a creative environment with lots of new ideas and techniques being explored...
This week's conference highlight is the exhibition ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS. The Grand Hand Gallery is pleased to present the work of 4 contemporary jewelry artists, working in a wide range of materials, and each of them…"
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