December 2012 Blog Posts (13)

Call For Papers

Call for Papers

On behalf of the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia (Queensland Chapter Inc.), we invite proposals from emerging artists and practitioners, postgraduate students, educators,…

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Added by elizabeth shaw on December 21, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Digifab-ulous Project 3: Car Ornament



The final project for Digifab-ulous was to create a car hood ornament. I am dedicating this ornament for my brother Tom, who's very talented in music/signing/recording. As you wish I hope you will reach 10,000 subscribers on YouTube; I know you're close!…
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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on December 20, 2012 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Take Responsibility for Craft Show Success

Success at a craft show starts before you even apply. Yes, this is truer than you could possibly expect.



It doesn't matter whether your work is fabulous, well designed or priced right, if it doesn't fit the show you will be disappointed. Participation in a show that does not fit your work is a waste of time and money. 



Guest Author Alison Antelman is an…

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Added by Harriete E Berman on December 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

End-Of-Year

I am now winding the workshop down for the end of the year. I'll be shutting-up fully on Thursday for two weeks, back again in 2013 with new projects to tackle.

Although I've not been quiet in this holiday season, I have been dealing with people who have been startlingly organised and this has meant that for the last week and the week to come, I don't have any rush-jobs to complete, no last-minute dashes to the post-office. The last Commission for the season was sent out on…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on December 16, 2012 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Do You Understand the Impact of Discounts?

Today's post on ASK Harriete is titled My Seasonal Stress Disorder: DISCOUNTS. It offers a short description of the issues and a link to another article about discounts by Jason Horejs.…

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Added by Harriete E Berman on December 11, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Unexpected Pleasures: The Art and Design of Contemporary Jewellery

A celebration of contemporary jewellery is currently on offer at the Design Museum, London. Unexpected Pleasures presents the different ways contemporary jewellers employ to perceive jewellery and how the end product becomes a relationship between maker and the wearer. The exhibition is divided  in three sections: Worn Out, Linking Links and A Fine Line, each one exploring meaning, nature and expression of contemporary jewellery.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on December 9, 2012 at 10:43am — No Comments

Secret Projects

Well, I've not been blogging so much of late because I've been working on a project which I have been forbidden from documenting until the client has received it!

It has been the Christmas Sale at work this week. All my students make their work and sell it in the college, a percentage comes to the department for buying equipment and the balance goes to the students themselves. We keep the prices low and go for volume and this usually pays off, especially as most of the customers are…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on December 6, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Shafter Designs

Check out our new handmade jewelry!!!!

http://www.shafterdesigns.com/

Added by joelle shafter on December 5, 2012 at 10:36am — No Comments

Call For Entry: 2013 Art in the Pearl in Portland OR

The 17th annual Art In The Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival takes place Labor Day weekend in the beautiful and historic North Park Blocks of Portland, Oregon. Considered one of the nation’s premier art festivals, Art In The Pearl features the artwork of 130 artists from across the USA and Canada. The Festival is developed and produced by a dedicated volunteer board of local artists. Our focus is on promoting the arts, educating the public, and strengthening a bond with the community.…

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Added by Melissa Stiles on December 4, 2012 at 11:32pm — No Comments

Drop In Studio- Creative Fun for Everyone!

Here's a link to my Latest Blog Entry, about the Drop In Studio activity at Contemporary Craft.  It's a very inviting, fun activity designed by Melissa Cameron, whose work is featured in the Bridge 12 exhibition.…

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Added by Sarah Loch-Test on December 2, 2012 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Digifab-ulous Project 2: Gem Table



The concept of the gem table has prong setting-like table legs that hold the gem table top in place. The table top design is fun with an overlapped silhouette of different gem cuts. It will become a small-sized coffee table. The material is 0.75 thick plywood that we will be cutting with SDSU's CNC machine. …
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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on December 1, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Digifab-ulous Project 1: Spirit Animal - Jellyfish

Digital Fabrication class 1st Project: Spirit Animals



This semester I am taking Digital Fabrication class to learn how to use Rhino program, use CNC machine and ABS plastic printer.




Our first project is utilizing laser printer, we will be using Rhino program to create our spirit animal.…

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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on December 1, 2012 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

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