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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on May 17, 2013 at 6:15pm — No Comments
I am pleased to announce that my piece, Attic Turbine Vent (shoulder brooch) was selected as one of ten pieces in this year's exhibition for a Juror's Award. Materials Hard & Soft is a competitive, national exhibition now in its twenty-sixth year. This year's juror was Jean W. McLaughlin, Executive Director of the Penland School of Craft. 568 pieces were submitted and 71 chosen for inclusion with 10 juror's awards given. I am also pleased to say that a number…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on February 10, 2013 at 10:14pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by The Justified Sinner on December 6, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Added by Deborrah Daher on November 27, 2012 at 12:57pm — No Comments
Time to allow myself the luxury of a weekend in Edinburgh with nothing to do but see some friends and go to the opening of Stephen Bottomley's first retrospective.
I always sleep very well in Edinburgh: I stay with friends and the room in which I sleep overlooks a graveyard! Much needed as the changing clocks, seasons and the travel to and from the US has made my sleeping patterns somewhat messy.
Added by The Justified Sinner on November 12, 2012 at 4:02pm — No Comments
SO busy! All my first, second and third years have started for two weeks now and the degree final year students started today... In between, I've been packing up the Diamond Jubilee exhibition and finishing my "Macbeth Brooch".
The hackle is raven feathers. It is traditional in Scotland (I read, but have never…Continue
Added by The Justified Sinner on September 11, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
“Eye miniatures came into fashion at the end of the 18th century. In France, where eye miniature seems to have originated, the eye as symbol of watchfulness was adopted by the state police for buckles and belts. In Britain it had a role as a love token, with some eye miniatures…
Drum roll please... because you are about to see brand new work from graduate school. From last month I've been uploading posts of my undergraduate work hoping to catch up I can finally release the recent work.
I came to San Diego State University last year, the first two semesters have been very challenging. The battle of grad school was pretty tough. From…
Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on September 8, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments
Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on August 22, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments
Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on August 22, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments
Over the last few months, I have been inspired to make specific pieces in response to several "call for entry" postings on Crafthaus. First up, we have Loren Angulo's "Behind the Brooch", an exhibition and book about the way in which makers embellish the back of their brooches and how it relates to the…Continue
Added by The Justified Sinner on May 30, 2012 at 3:12pm — No Comments
Over the past couple of weeks, I've been really busy with family matters as well as learning to use the new mill and the associated software, so I've not really had a chance to make any of my usual work. I've been forced to make quick projects and have also been using the products of the mill as it is always so much more encouraging and interesting to be teaching oneself something with a real goal at the end.
As a result of this, I've been working largely in more conventional…Continue
Added by The Justified Sinner on April 26, 2012 at 3:36pm — No Comments
I received a package from Bob Ebendorf...…Continue
I have always thought that the back of any jewelry piece is as important as the front. I always try to have something on the back of my pieces as a surprise for the wearer and also because I think it says a lot about the maker.
Most of the work I do has a detail on the back, I enjoy very much doing it.…
It's funny how one thing going wrong can eclipse everything else which went right!
I've had that happen today. I picked up working on Future Legend again, having given it a break to get on with Fashion:Victim for a while. (Fashion:Victim is at an impasse as I am waiting for a jet carving to be made for it and for some stones to be sourced!)
Future Legend has been nearly completed for some time now, so it should be a matter of…Continue
Added by The Justified Sinner on October 7, 2011 at 1:33pm — No Comments
Hmmm... I do like Crafthaus, so it was most alarming to me to be unable to access it for a whole day yesterday due to my ISP finding a routing issue relating to it and me having to wait until it cleared. Fortunately, it is cleared now. The good side of the whole event is that I finally persuaded our network manager at college to unblock it, so I have access there too, as do my students.
Been really busy with the new students, so I've not had much time to do my own work:…Continue
Added by Deborrah Daher on September 20, 2010 at 3:58pm — No Comments