PARTICIPATORY SPORT FOR CRAFT ARTISTS
I have a very easy-going relationship with my students. They all know that they can look at the things on my bench, ask me questions about them, make suggestions and talk about any projects that I'm working on. They also sometimes make subtle little jokes.
After I've completed my current project (see below), I'll be moving onto a brooch entitled "Future Legend", which will feature a dog head cast in gold. In order to make the head, I bought a plastic toy dog, which was put…Continue
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Having finished my "secret" commission, I've been able to work on a piece which came about as the result of receiving a package of presents from Dee Wilder, a marvellous artist who works predominately in polymer clay:
I've worked with Dee's pieces before (for example, the brooch "Richard III" - …Continue
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Dear crafthaus members,
It is a treat to be part of this network and I love reviewing the weekly highlights. This week Ethical Metalsmiths has something to share too and we need your help.
Our popular and effective jewelry mining and recycling project, Radical Jewelry Makeover is going to Santa Fe, NM this October! Students, alumni and faculty at four regional schools, Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe Community College - School of Art and Design, University…Continue
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Recently I spent hours and hours trying to figure out if my computer monitor was giving me an accurate color image.…Continue
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Do your own test! Go to the search box at the top of…Continue
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Finally finished my earring, "The Use of Ashes". I've been wanting to make this piece on this theme for myself to wear for almost 15 years and have finally done it! It didn't even take that long to make from start to finish.Continue
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Images on the Internet can not speak for themselves because search engines can NOT see images, they only read text.Continue
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ABOUT THE STUDIO POTTER
Published twice a year, THE STUDIO POTTER has been the independent voice of ceramics since 1972. Based in first- person narrative and studio practice, the journal has fostered thoughtful writing
on such themes as the environment,…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on March 21, 2011 at 12:20pm — No Comments
Jewellery designer maker Farrah Al-Dujaili has been selected for "MEDITERRANEO" an international contemporary jewellery exhibition. The colours and marine life of the Mediterranean inspired the selected piece ‘Codium vermillara’.
The jury was composed of three members: Rita Marcangelo, artist and owner of "Alternatives…Continue
In And Out Of The Box
Concept: The ebb and flow of consumerism initiated the decline of shopping in person at big box/warehouse stores and the rise of the virtual/mail order shopping experience. As a result of this shift, there has naturally been a rise in the number of boxes being sent around the world from retailer to buyer. Additionally, the experience of packaging, sealing, opening, and unwrapping has…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on March 18, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The Furniture Society's 2011 Annual Fine Art Auction will be held on Saturday, March 18 5-7 p.m. in conjunction with the Architectural Digest Home Design Show. Online catalogs for both the live and silent auction are available online.
Members qualified for a discount on booth space in the MADE section…
I'm sworn to secrecy on my newest project, which is a commission. That is all I can say. No photographs, no details!
In between times, however, I've been making a piece I've been meaning to make for ages: an earring on the acid-folk-psyche song, "The Jeweller" by the band, "Pearls Before Swine". This is going to be a single earring and today I managed to get quite a lot of it made:
Added by The Justified Sinner on March 17, 2011 at 4:18pm — No Comments
Finally, It's done!
My web site - proper web site that is!
Just still have to add music, but it is up and running! Finally!
Building a site is harder than I thought it would be! No wonder they charge so much.
Well, here it is - the link:
I hope anyone who reads this,…Continue
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