As the weather turns and faces towards Autumn I am reminded of my most inspirational time of year. I love all the seasons, and enjoy so many different types of flowers, but autumn leaves are my favorite. I love the vibrant colors, the dancing leaves as they fall from the trees, and the crispness of… Continue reading Happy September!
Today is a fresh ideas day. Some days a giant chain of ideas and thoughts for projects hit me so that I don't manage to get any of the manual work done until I get everything stuck in my head on paper. These type of days are VITAL to my creation process. If I don't… Continue reading Fresh Ideas
Hello followers and art enthusiasts! Here lately I've been keeping my work bench occupied and busy. Here in the Huston area there is a resource free to use for artisans like myself that I have found really useful! The website is called Fresh Arts, an online portfolio and art resource program. I have found several… Continue reading Keeping Busy
So I have been working on a necklace for a few weeks now, between waiting for supplies and and juggling other projects. The piece stayed in sketch form on my wall of ideas... on the bottom... on scrap paper. So when it finally came time to actualize my idea I was beyond ready for it… Continue reading When work does what you hope and more!
Check out this item in my Etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/listing/209874792/rustic-tree-copper-earrings-unique-gifts Sometimes a switch in approaches keeps my fingers nimble and my mind engaged. With holidays, trips, and appointments my days seem so full that I find myself wishing for several hours to work. (And the holiday season is just beginning!) Alas life doesn't allow that, so… Continue reading I am still creating!
Hello, and welcome to my corner of creativity! My awesome in-laws have allowed me to take up precious garage space to do all my work at. I am so thrilled that after graduation I was able to get such a generous work place so soon! Since graduating (December2013) I have bought my first acetylene torch,… Continue reading My Work Bench
Jeweler born with no fingers... Annette Gabbedey is a 48-year-old master goldsmith who has been practicing her craft for over 20 years. Even though she was born without fingers, she isn't disabled and wonders how people with fingers manage without them getting in the way. A story about a fascinating woman who produces exquisite… Continue reading Jeweler born with no fingers…
I really enjoy the vitality and richness of color that copper takes on. This particular piece has been slowly cooled, and has been oxidizing while it waits for me finish other components.
Phew! Creating my own website is really a challenge. I want to create something dynamic, but not distracting from the work itself. Most other times I've created a page, the layout and colors were chosen for me, like Facebook and Etsy. Regardless, here it is! the long over due website dedicated to letting the world… Continue reading Building my Website
I love to take photos of clouds when I can’t work in the studio. 🙂 http://spinnerdolphin89.deviantart.com/gallery/