Tag Archives: art

Research on the Fly

“Research” doesn’t always have to be a deep dive, involving interlibrary loans and late nights. It’s like working out… sometimes you break out the kettlebells or the cardio playlist, and sometimes you just take a stroll around the block. In … Continue reading

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Carving intaglios

Carving intaglios has been on my “to learn” list for years. Two separate people asked about commissioning pieces within a week, so the time is now! Ancient artisans used a bow-driven drill. I’m using a flexshaft (a fancy dremel, basically). … Continue reading

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Athenaeum

  Yesterday was the first – but certainly not the last – An Tir Athenaeum. It was an Arts & Sciences “display for comments” event. Basically I signed up for a table, put out my jewelry and papers, and had … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Mist Arts & Sciences Championship

DM Arts & Sciences Championship ATTENTION ALL ARTISANS! I hereby announce the upcoming Dragon’s Mist Arts and Sciences Championship to be held at Carnivale (March 24th at Schlegel Hall 485 S. Main St Banks, OR, 97106). You do not need … Continue reading

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Modern Jewelry: Solar System Necklace

Pardon me while I hijack my own blog here… I don’t have another place to write about this and I really want to share it! Learning how to do metal-smithing to make Roman jewelry made me realize I could make my … Continue reading

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