So much has happened since I last updated the blog! Where to begin... First off, I've moved with my husband and two fur babies to small town Texas, and officially have a room for my studio! Hurray! No more garage, no more Texas heat, and most importantly less humidity on my tools and metal work.… Continue reading Update! Still Alive and Creating New Work
Ever get a new, pretty, or really nice notebook? Did you feel hesitant to write your random scribbles, and to do lists, for fear you are wasting such a lovely little book? Well, that's how I am with new sketchbooks. There's just something about all the vast, clean, white pages that makes me hesitate in… Continue reading Clean Sketchbook
Happy New Year (and a month or so)! Lately I find my eyes wandering to all the different stones I have to play with in my work. They are so beautiful, these natural shimmers of organic art. They draw my attention away from the beautiful floral textures I have been dwelling with and have been… Continue reading Whole New Interests!
So I am so stoked! I received word that the Lewton-Brain Foldforming Competition for 2014 included two pieces of my work in their Juror's choice category! Check out my work and the official Awards video presented by Sue Lacy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0qlNSjYsaY Special congratulations to all the winners! And a thank you to the competition hosts, jurors… Continue reading Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition 2014
Hello out there in internet land! So it's been a while since I've posted anything new up here, have you missed me? Well, no worries I have certainly been keeping busy. Since my last post I entered another competition - Jewelspan "Cool Jewels" Competition. While I did not place, the winners had excellent work! Keep… Continue reading Keeping busy
Hey bloggers! Long time no see... Been kinda crazy here, between relatives visiting, moving my best friends, and working at the bench I disappeared from here for a while. Lately I've been working towards making work fit for the Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition. The annual Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition is a juried competition for metal work using foldforming… Continue reading June Update
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.