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I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now!

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 8, 2016 at 9:41am — No Comments

THE CRAFT SCHOOL EXPERIENCE: AN EXPERIENCE I WISH FOR EVERYONE

Bill May is the executive director of Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.  He established a studio specializing…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 8, 2016 at 9:34am — No Comments

Get ready for the ACC Present Tense Conference in October!

Michael Strand received a standing ovation at the SNAG conference in Boston last year. No wonder, he's a great presenter and he will again play a big role at this ACC event in October. Love hearing his 8 reasons to join the ACC conference even though I needed no convincing because I am already…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 6, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

Morbid Anatomy Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Many of you may know that I am fascinated by taxidermy, the extreme kind (see past…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 2, 2016 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Make it Shake, Rattle & Spin - The Halstead Design Challenge

Gabrielle Gould, "Spring Garden View"

Medium/Materials: Copper, brass, sterling, shells, feathers

Dimensions: 4 x 4 x 1 inches

Photographer: Gabrielle Gould

SOLD!



Artist Statement:

My Kinetic design…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 2, 2016 at 8:21am — No Comments

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in theArm

2Roses Monday's Child

Hillary Waters Fayle - the concept of art as impermanent

Hillary Fayle uses botanical materials and combines them…

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Added by 2Roses on August 1, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Racine Art Museum's Online Art Auction is now live

"Double Bind", Artist: Patricia Hickman, Medium: Fiber, Dimensions: 10" x 6", Date of Work: 2010

Retail Value: $1,000

RAM's Art from the Heart Art…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 1, 2016 at 9:59am — No Comments

Walk Like A Man

Walk Like A Man (Sex Crime) - WIP - 15



On holiday and in Brighton!

Last week was a bit of a rush as I had to complete both a piece for the Craftspace "Made in the Middle" show but also the piece for Boris Bally's "Imagine" show, as previously mentioned,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 31, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Minimalist with a Twist - Jeanne Marell, UK

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 31, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Call: 4th Annual World Championship Belt Buckle Competition

The 4th annual World Championship Belt Buckle Competition is a juried online exhibition inviting all one-of-a-kind, handcrafted, wearable examples in the belt buckle format including western, modern, fashion, narrative, and conceptual.  …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 28, 2016 at 9:31am — No Comments

Call for Artists: CUBE

Added by Brigitte Martin on July 28, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Brooke Marks-Swanson

August 4-31, 2016
Artist’s Reception: Saturday, August 6, 6-8pm
 

Velvet da Vinci is proud to present Baskets: Increase /DecreaseBrooke Marks-Swanson’s…

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Added by Mike Holmes on July 27, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Introducing...

Anna Davern, The Duke of Devonshire, 2015

As the local representative of the Melbourne Jewellery Massive, I’m making a rare trip out of the studio tomorrow (July 27th) to talk up my buddy Anna Davern‘s work at…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on July 26, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

3D modeling as if you are sketching

New app for ipad Pro: Ever wonder why 3D modeling wasn’t more like sketching? Or sculpting? Why we’re limited to mouse clicks? Here's a new app from Hungary that looks intuitive and easy. I am wondering if I could use this for jewelry, don't see why not.

Has…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 26, 2016 at 9:09am — 1 Comment

What's Up With Taxidermy Lately?

Lucy Jenkins "Road Kill Jewelry"

REPOSTED from crafthaus blog, September 26, 2014

Lately, everywhere I look artists seem to have taken on taxidermy. This being artists we are…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 26, 2016 at 7:36am — 3 Comments

From Drawings to Jewelry - An Indiegogo Campaign by Jeweler Linda Kaye-Moses

My name is Linda Kaye-Moses and I have been a maker of art jewelry for forty years. You can check out my jewels at lindakayemoses.com. Welcome to my Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, “From Drawings to Jewelry”. There is just a single goal for this campaign, a goal to raise…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 25, 2016 at 9:33am — No Comments

New Materials And Old

Argentium Silver Class - 1



This last week has been taken up by exploring a fairly new material with the pleasingly forthright Ronda Coryell, a delightful Amercian woman who is an expert in the use…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 24, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Job Opportunity: Emerging Black Arts Leader's Apprenticeship



More information:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 22, 2016 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Marilyn Druin - extraordinary color, composition, and design

“Some artists are social commentators.

They interpret and comment upon life....

I try to take some of earth's essential elements and create my own world with order and harmony where my mind can be at peace."

- Marilyn Druin,…

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Added by 2Roses on July 18, 2016 at 11:47am — No Comments

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2016 Crafthaus Project Grant

Every other year, crafthaus awards a micro grant to a craft artist regardless of their location, professional background, or chosen craft field.

2016 Submission period opens: September 6, 2016

Deadline to submit proposals: September 30, 2016.

Eligibility and additional information: https://is.gd/qhlXfz

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Image of the work HEAT in stainless steel and vitreous enamel. Photograph by Melissa Cameron.Over at Pratt in Seattle I’m going to be involved with a…See More
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Today I made a visit to deepest Wales on a spur-of-the-moment response to a Tweet by one of my favourite artists,…See More
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Kate Fitzgerald "Emergence"

A series of cams rotate inside the object and stretch through the sheepskin.

kinetic object - nickel, brass, copper, sheepskin

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