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Glass Casting Workshop!

Glass Casting! Personally, I really dig working with wax, sculpting and forming whether it’s additive or subtractive – I dig it! Add to that working with Gaffer casting crystal and viola! Beauty. January was the first Ars Vitraria Experimentalis {glass casting} workshop at nanopod studio. The students made gorgeous work! [above is Kris’ Femme Liquide]… Continue reading Glass Casting Workshop!

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Fall nano-news

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

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All we can do.

 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.

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November Talk-About

Handmade Division Talk ABout! This month’s question is: Talk about one/some teachers/mentors/masters you’d like to study with? Who, do I really want to study with? Hmmmm. Kind of a tricky question for me as I’ve studied with most of them already! Metal-gods: Harold O’Connor (Master Goldsmith), and Phil Poirier. Glass Warriors: Janis Miltenberger (Glass Goddess),… Continue reading November Talk-About

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Brooklyn, Day 2- Etsy Labs!

Oh my gosh! I walked over to Dumbo this afternoon to the Etsy Labs! Walking down the hall towards the Etsy sign I felt tingly. This is the place that has launched so many a crafty career, so many crafty items, seen so many crafters grow (myself included) and here I finally was, at Etsy… Continue reading Brooklyn, Day 2- Etsy Labs!

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Ring Band Workshop at nanopod: Hybrid Studio

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