Yay!! It’s officially Fall. I LOVE the Fall. Sweater weather, scarf weather and, BOOT weather!! 🙂 And, it’s almost October which means Halloween, Thanksgivings and, Holiday madness (& possibly some Mayan prophecies). This year I am not participating in the QWAC or City of Craft however, nanopod will be celebrating Dia de Los Muertos October… Continue reading Fall nano-news
March Break workshops at nanopod: Hybrid Studio $85pp 3 hours Flame working March 15th Ring band workshop March 17th Visit the nanoWorld for more info! or email Tosca for further information! 🙂 nanotopia at me dot com
Some recent pieces incorporate various prong and tab settings. Showing students alternative methods for setting stones in their own home studios without the use of a torch. The above techniques are demo’d during my 8 week, Metal + Glass course. Courses start September 12th & 13th 2011 http://www.nanopod.tv/nano_classes.html
Today, this afternoon, started the After School Project at nanopod: Hybrid Studio. Six nine year olds descended upon the studio anxious to find out what they would create! Audie (pronounced Aw-dee), Indie, Kimia, Mea, Willa and Alice each received square, 24 gauge pieces of copper and were shown how to use various hammers to texture… Continue reading The After School Project- Afternoon #1
Out of my private studio in Toronto, Ontario I hold 8 week courses in ‘metal + glass’. These courses cover a wide range of techniques/process used in Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, and Flameworking. I generally cover a different process every evening of the course. From fabrication through piercing and sawing copper sheet, Sterling silver ring band sizing,… Continue reading metal + glass
Thursday evening was the last workshop nanopod will be hosting for a while as I get ready to set sail for Brooklyn this upcoming Tuesday en route to the Penland School of Crafts! Dave & Alexi celebrated their 9th anniversary by creating each other sterling silver rings bands- check them out 🙂 Other students added… Continue reading Ring Band Workshop at nanopod: Hybrid Studio
I will be offering new workshops and courses this summer at nanopod: Hybrid Studio. Metal 2: Strengthen your sawing, forming, and soldering skillz. Metal + Glass 2: Work with precious metal clay, bronze and copper clay, glass clay. Casting.. (shhh, it’s still a secret and in development) Flameworking 1 & 2 Check the website for… Continue reading Metal on Metal!