Here’s a quick pic of a deer head I cast from a plastic toy. I added the antlers from soldered wire. Cool, eh? That’s an old dime for scale. I can see so many possibilities with this process.
I spent the weekend at an enameling workshop given by Jessica Calderwood, a phenomenal enamel artists. The topic was vitreous enamel. I will preface this post with the knowledge that I have never really tried enameling before. I own all the basic supplies, including a propane torch. I have, on two occasions, attempted to enamel […]
For the first time in forever I’m hanging out in my studio space. I’m coming out of one of my epic muse-free periods. I’m so glad it’s over. My tools and goodies are like long lost friends I’ve missed so much! I’ve decided to enter Hatch again this year. Though I don’t think I’ll go […]
I haven’t felt like playing with jewelry in a very long time. It felt good to bust out the soldering iron and some cool bits and actually make something. I used these roman glass beads and garnets to make the first pair inspired by Fanciful Devices, though I’ve seen similar around Pinterest. The second […]