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Artisanal Pencil Sharpening

A lot of people think they know how to sharpen pencils. They don't.

A practical and theoretical treatise on the artisanal craft of pencil sharpening. The number one #2 pencil sharpener in the world, David Rees takes viewers through the delicate process of sharpening a pencil by hand. Watch and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 4, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Call for Artists: LEAP Award 2016

Amanda Packer. Recollect (collection of pendants). Copper, silver, enamel, paint, thread. $200 each. 2" x 5" x 1.5" average. LEAP Winner 2014.

The LEAP Award was established in 2007 in…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 4, 2015 at 7:41am — No Comments

The Art Room, UK: Art as Therapy for Disengaged Children

Art and craft education benefits absolutely everybody and especially those who don't do well in standardized environments or have been through personal turmoil. In education, why do we focus so much on STEM when we really need to have…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 3, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Society of Arts and Crafts Boston selected for Pier 4 Cultural Space

Newbury Street-based nonprofit will move operations to 20,000-square-foot space on South Boston Waterfront

The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and Colorado-based real estate investment trust firm UDR have chosen The Society of Arts and Crafts as the future tenant for…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 1, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

American Craft Council: Hip Pop Helps Emerging Designers Enter High-end Craft Show Market

Application process opens: September 1, 2015.

Are you ready to take the next step with your career? Join a supportive community of fellow emerging artists in our Hip Pop…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 1, 2015 at 7:04am — No Comments

Tip of the Month: Slaying the Myth Monsters

Source: CERF+ Studio Protector

Myths may lie dormant on Monster Island, but when disaster rears its ugly head, they will come down on you like Godzilla’s foot on Tokyo! Knowledge is power and can help you keep your monster under control.

Myth: My studio is…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 1, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Summer Holidays

Michael On The Beach



Such a lot going on and I've not posted again for two weeks. SO, since my last post, summer has been an intermittent affair of hot sun and cold rain and the last week or so, the weather has turned decidedly cool. On one of those cool…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 25, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments

This Batman Motel Room is the Batmanniest

Just came across this image of a Batman-themed motel room and, as always, when I see things like that two thoughts cross my mind immediately. Firstly, which genius put this room together and made it happen, as in: whose wonderful craftsmanship is at work here?…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 21, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Crafthaus featured in American Craft Magazine - Aug/Sep 2015 Community Issue

Congrats to Crafthaus :) 2 page spread. Page 20/21!

Hope all you members are happy!…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 20, 2015 at 3:30pm — 9 Comments

Exciting New Workshops at SCC in Pittsburgh

Lynn Batchelder: Steel Jewelry Fabrication
This course will cover the basics of working and soldering with mild steel wire and sheet metal on a jewelry scale. We…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 20, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Adaptable Sofa - Emanuele Magini

The Sosia sofa, a free-formable, adaptable piece by Milan-based designer Emanuele…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 16, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Standing Tall: The Curious History Of Men In Heels

© Photo: Ron Wood, courtesy of the Bata Shoe Museum (Toronto).

Italian, Ferradini, 1972-1975. Worn by Elton John

"This stage-worn shoe features a heel reaching seven-and-a-half inches in height. In the 1970s, men…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 15, 2015 at 8:12am — No Comments

35 years of the Françoise van den Bosch Foundation.

With great pride SIERAAD announces to host a unique jubilee exhibition EMBRACE, commemorating 35 years of the …

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Added by SIERAAD ART FAIR on July 15, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Very very few stands left for 2015. 5-8 November Amsterdam

Just a few stands left.



PARTICIPATING? we have very few stands left.

KEEP in mind, you need to be a professional jeweller, which means we…

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Added by SIERAAD ART FAIR on July 15, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

What is Luxury? A V&A and Crafts Council Exhibition

25 April – 27 September 2015

A V&A and Crafts Council Exhibition

What is Luxury? interrogates how luxury is made and understood. Luxury has…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 14, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Summer School of Making for Professionals, Graduates, Students and PhD-Students

In 2015 you can be part of the Summer School of Making of Howest University College and BUDA::lab in Belgium.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 13, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Karyl Sisson - Sewing Notions

Purseverance (#8), 2001, Deconstructed vintage handbag and wire, 3 1/4" x 5 1/2" x 3 3/4"

Photo - Susan Einstein

Artist Statement:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 13, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

RIP: The House of Falling Furniture

"Defenestration" was an original, local landmark in San Francisco, CA between 1997 and 2013. The artist behind the work is Brian Goggin.



The…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 7, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Charles Matton - Living in a Box

Charles Matton, Lucien Freud's Studio.

Charles Matton, also known as Gabriel Pasqualini, (1931 – 2008) was a multi-talented French artist: a painter, sculptor, illustrator, writer, photographer, screenwriter, and movie…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 7, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

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What is broken is not lost - Packaging

Artist: Natalia Araya

Sometimes, when something is broken, we take it for granted and decide it doesn't serve its purpose anymore. It just will never be the same again. Even if it's fixed, we are overlooking the immense potential things can have. With this small series, I would like to invite you to think twice next time something (or someone) broken crosses your path.

Horse: Porcelain, sterling silver, watch parts, leather.

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