In the course of making those lists, I realized that I really have been a little too indulgent of my "magpie" tendencies this year. One of the good things about working in an art studio is that you are constantly exposed to new ideas and techniques... and one of the bad things about working in an art studio is that you are constantly exposed to new ideas and techniques! In talking over my plans for the coming year with a good friend, it became clear that I need to spend some time focusing on the "girl that brought me" - the thing that attracted me to jewelry-making in the first place: metal.
So I've spent some time
In addition to the Metal Retreat, I'm taking a class with Richard Salley in October (sooooooo excited!!) and I'm seriously looking at ways to get back to basics. What about you? How are you planning for 2014?
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Congratulations to our guest designers for the September Component of the Month! Each designer will receive one of Lesley Watts' gorgeous "seed pods" to play with. And the winners are...
Cate of Fulgorine
Check back at the end of September to see what they do with Lesley's wonderful components!
Until next time -