At some point during Dr Wade Davis‘ talk I started crying uncontrollably- not from a sense of helplessness, or hopelessness but from an overwhelming feeling of complete disregard from people. People do not care about each other or themselves enough to care about the (OUR) environment. He makes a good point in the beginning concerning science… Continue reading All we can do.
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
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