(Video originally posted on KCTS9’s site:Â http://video.kcts9.org/video/2365211898/) Check out this amazing video featuring Seattle metalsmith Andy Cooperman. Â Andy has long been one of my metalsmithing heroes and, in recent years, a friend too. Â This video gives a glimpse into his studio process — it’s beautifully shot, and it’s beautiful to watch him work — but it […]
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The Story of Amber’s Pendant
Read the full story of making Amber’s pendant — I’m very happy with how it turned out. But wow, I just can’t seem to do anything the easy way!!
A friend of mine was talking about his creative process a few weeks ago.Â One of his music teachers had tried to give him advice back in the day: “When I’m making music, it’s the happiest I am. It’s relaxing. It’s joyful.” My friend: “Yeah, it’s not like that for me.” “Really? What’s it like?” […]
Back from SNAG conference
I got back from Houston late last night. Today is a decompression day. I had a total blast. I should have done this years ago. And yet, if I had, I doubt it would have had the same impact; for where I am today — professionally, personally, artistically — this was the perfect time for […]
More enameling joy
Two more total coups for the weekend: 1) Remember that line of enamels I did a while back, that I thought was ruined? (there were a ton of them, and they were all cracking and bits coming off.) The guest teacher took one look, and told me how to fix them. Fingers crossed, and still […]
ART ART ART!!
ART ART ART!! YOM YOM ART NOM TASTY ART MEATS OM NOM NOM NOM COOKIE MONSTER LOVE ARTWINE GOES WITH TASTY ART NOM!!!! No I is not kidding, see?? (more…)