Monthly Archives: March 2012

Recent Acquisitions

I like to have interesting, one-of-a-kind jewelry.  Anybody can go into Tiffany and buy mass produced stuff (although I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t want the Elsa Peretti bean necklace in sterling).  I prefer to acquire new … Continue reading

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Dishcrawl v2.0

So my illustrious dining companion and I decided that we had enough fun at the first Dishcrawl to give it another shot.  This time, we were in the neighborhood known as Midtown Village.  She was “Twink” (as in twinkle) and … Continue reading

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Bracelets

More bracelets, made between my time at the Crop House in Feb. and Art & Soul in March.   My friend (who shall remain nameless, as she is in the witness protection program) refers to this set as the cocktail set, … Continue reading

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Interchangeable Heads!

At Clayathon in January, guest artist Leslie Blackford demoed her “Off With Your Heads” technique, where a light bulb is used so that various heads can be screwed on and off.  Leslie made the body, and gave it to me … Continue reading

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What I Made: Art & Soul

As I previously posted, I took three classes at Art & Soul this year.  Here’s some of what I made in those classes.  First up, Soldering for Virgins with Sally Jean Alexander: Next, No Solder Bezels with Barbara Lewis: And … Continue reading

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Artsy Travel

I realized yesterday that I’ve been away for three art retreat weekends this year (Clayathon in January, Crop House in February, and Art & Soul last weekend), and haven’t really posted any photos of what I’ve done there.  (Although I … Continue reading

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Hot & Steamy

Well, hot.  But not really steamy.  I bought a dry sauna, and had it installed in my dressing room.    It’s not quite the same as taking a steam, but is nonetheless delightful in its own right.  It has a radio … Continue reading

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