Back in the Workshop…

This year started actually quite productive for me regarding my work with clay. The "it started" seems to imply a but and there was a rather big ones. As you may remember if you follow Art Elements for some time,…
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Artisan Community Art Studio

Ever since I gave up the corporate life to follow a more creative path I've tried to make sure that I do at least one course or workshop each year both the extend my skills and keep me motivated. To…
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The Process Of Making Enamel Headpins OR… Why I Only Do This Once A Year

This post is about my process when making enamel headpins - I learned how to do this in a class with Barbara Lewis of Painting With Fire.  I am not publishing a tutorial on making enamel headpins. But if you…
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I Needed This Tool 24 Years Ago…

I saw a post on facebook a couple of weeks ago that expressed frustration over something that has consumed my life for the last 24 years...  What do you do when you have a seed bead disaster?  All the colors,…
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