Tag Archives: Inspiration


EtsyMetal Blog Carnival: A Few of My Favorite Things

“Blog Carnival is about a group of EtsyMetal Team members sharing their experience on a common topic.  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.         […]

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Port Townsend beach at sunset

Artist Trust EDGE at Port Townsend!

I’m very excited to say that this week I’ve been at the Artist Trust EDGE intensive program at Centrum (near Port Townsend).  It is just beautiful out here! And WHEW!  This program is Intense!  …BUT, we are all having a great time. I’m making friends with many interesting and talented artists, and working hard on developing the […]

Andy Cooperman Video on PBS

(Video originally posted on KCTS9’s site: http://video.kcts9.org/video/2365211898/) Check out this amazing video featuring Seattle metalsmith Andy Cooperman.  Andy has long been one of my metalsmithing heroes and, in recent years, a friend too.  This video gives a glimpse into his studio process — it’s beautifully shot, and it’s beautiful to watch him work — but it […]

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 […]