Is this goodbye?

Is this goodbye?

While I’m still making and selling jewelry, my primary focus right now is on my other art forms: assemblage sculpture, collage paintings and learning how to do large scale public art. Plus my growing roster of public speaking gigs. This puts me in a difficult...

New Posting Schedule Here on the Blog

What to write about here on All Things Metal Clay? While my stated goals are to talk about making and selling jewelry, sometimes I’ve gone rather far afield from that, following my guideline that anything about creativity is okay. While I love to research and...

Every Recipe Ever Published on the Blog

I used to publish recipes, or links to recipes, on holidays, as sort of a holiday-break thing. I stopped doing that, but there are some good ones here! I discovered the recipes while doing some blog housekeeping and going through every post, in every category for the...

Resources on Social Media for Artists

Last night, my co-organizer of Berwyn Makers, Lisa Polderman and I were part of a meeting of the Berwyn Arts Council on social media for artists. I did a follow up post over at the Berwyn Makers blog with the sources I turn to when I have a question about social...

2013 Blog Year in Review!

The blog is usually at least partly a reflection of what I’m doing artistically, and 2013 was no exception. I had an exciting year in 2013, giving a speech at Creative Chicago Expo, teaching with 20 Neighborhoods, and publishing my first book for Kindle. Part of...

Handmade Wedding Week is Coming!

A review copy of a book on wedding crafts is on it’s way to me — do you make bridal jewelry? Wedding or engagement rings? Something else? I’m looking for makers to profile on the blog during Wedding Week! Please post a comment or send me an email...