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Thanks so much for your comment on my chameleon brooch! I'm collaborating with a local potter (Alexis Templeton), who is making porcelain cabochons for me glazed with her signature crystalline glaze. When she gave me this one, I just knew it was a lizard eyeball! The brooch itself turned out quit big, 4", but luckily it struck someone's fancy, and I was able to find a happy customer to take it home.
Hi Jenny, Thank you so much for the compliment! I'm glad you like my work and find it entertaining. I love your use of color and collage. :D I'm starting to use color a little more in some pieces I'm working on now. You are so lucky to be living in Seattle. It's 90 in the midwest :( yuck!
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What happens when professional craft artists are allowed to let loose when they get to explore their mischievous and irreverent sides? Find out in this groundbreaking book, which, for the very first time, reveals an entirely different side of serious craft. Hundreds of images and essays from all over the world allow you to gain insight into the creative minds of contemporary artists like never before.
A variety of traditional craft media are shown, such as furniture, ceramics, glass, fiber, jewelry, and metal, as well as a number of unique, nontraditional techniques. Even a bus shelter in London gets a creative make-over that is sure to make you smile!
The topics range from the playful to the serious, but the message is always most enjoyable. Humor in Craft is a treasure trove for craft aficionados and humor enthusiasts alike.