Category Archives: General Artful Posts

Candice Wakumoto – Muse Personality

Candice Wakumoto's work is breathtaking. She is an award winning (Saul Bell award) artist from Hawaii. Her work has led the way for metal clay to be noticed as medium for outstanding sculptural metal jewelry. She is humble and even a bit shy, but her work speaks volumes. Join me in learning a little more about this great artist and my friend! Continue Reading

Creating at CHA

I look forward to attending the show because it takes me out of the usual environment of my industry (jewelry tools and supplies) and places me in an environment purely based on creativity and materials (not techniques and tools). I'm also presented with materials not normally used in jewelry creations. Continue Reading

Carnival Blog-August

The Blog Carnival….a group of jewelers get together via the web, once a month, to post on a topic that has to do with jewelry.  It's a fun way to hear different opinions from wonderful artists.  Hope you'll visit their sites and read their great blogs.  Please post a comment or two.  It's always great… Continue Reading

Wednesday WhyNots- Optimism

I thought Wednesday is a good day for posting something funny, uplifting, thoughtful, head-scratching….food for thought or food for delight. It's just what you need to take a deep breathe and realize you are half way through your work week and you've done a great job so far! I discovered this amazing Optimist's Creed by… Continue Reading

Wed Whatnots- Gratitude

I'm just returning from 7 days in NY.  I hadn't been to upper NY before and really enjoyed it.  It wasn't at all what I imagined, it was so much more.  The studio that I had the great pleasure of teaching at was Studio 34 in Rochester.  The owner Marilynne was just the most delightful… Continue Reading

Super Sunday

So are you planning out your week?  Are you feeling super about it's possibilities?  Mike Ditka said this morning ….yes, I LUV football…."You gotta believe to succeed".  Well said Mike!  I'm believing there's a lot of stuff I gotta get done this week.  How about you?   There's a lot that's been written about strategizing out the… Continue Reading

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