“Blog Carnival is about a group of EtsyMetal TeamÂ members sharing their experience on a common topic. Â This month’s topic: A Few of My Favorite Things – a photo blog.” On this rainy Monday morning, here are some of my recent photos from this gorgeous Spring we’ve enjoyed in the Pacific Northwest. […]
I’m very excited to say that this week I’ve been at the Artist Trust EDGE intensive program at Centrum (near Port Townsend).Â Â It is just beautiful out here! And WHEW! Â This program is Intense! Â …BUT, we are all having a great time. I’mÂ making friends with many interesting and talented artists, and working hard on developing the […]
I’m on Whidbey Island this weekend with friends, getting ready to run my first 5K race tomorrow morning. Â The beach house we’re staying in is gorgeous (it has a turret!) but for me the best part is just being this close to the beach. Â A lot of the beaches here in the Northwest are rocky, […]
(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 […]
From swingsyren. The unexpected effects of being laid off. For me, the first segment was hard to watch. My experience was similar yet different — for most people the event of being laid off happens very suddenly, and is over quickly. Mine lasted for eight months. I thought this was a beautiful piece.
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 […]
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 […]
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