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December Talk About: Where do you aspire to be in 5 years?

The plan is to construct a school that teaches workshops and courses in metalsmithing, flameworking, kiln casting, welding, and (on a small scale) glass blowing. On site lodging will be included (or optional), along with lovingly prepared organic, vegan, celiac, vegetarian friendly meals. Green roofs! Locally grown produce! Here’s the deal: In the next two… Continue reading December Talk About: Where do you aspire to be in 5 years?

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What item do you most treasure made by another artist?

Welcome to the May edition of the HandMade Division’s, Talk About. Participating Handmade Division artists write about the same topic. What makes it fun, is you, the reader, can easily link through to the other Artist’s blog pages and read their thoughts and opinions about each month’s topic. Almost like a debate… but much more… Continue reading What item do you most treasure made by another artist?

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mimicry in the biological world or how good artists copy, great artists steal!

April ‘Talk back’ Topic: How do you view the topic of “copying”? This is a heavy topic for many artists, designers, crafters, makers, etc. People want to view themselves as original individuals only to step outside and find everyone wearing the same boots and scarf! I want to share some of my views as a… Continue reading mimicry in the biological world or how good artists copy, great artists steal!