Lesley Watt

Lesley Watt started making jewellery in 2009 with a handful of hobby store beads but quickly discovered art beads and became completely smitten. Taking courses in metal clay, metal smithing, enamelling and etching she began making her own components in 2011 and has never looked back. Always looking to try new things she has branched out into ceramics, bead embroidery, mixed media and textiles.

Book Review – Creative Strength Training

In recent months I have been attempting to extend my creative reach by working on more mixed media projects with…
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1 Year of Stitches – A New(ish) Creative Challenge

First up - may I wish all our readers a very happy new year from everyone here at Art Elements…
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Displaying Art Beads

So you've spent many hours at all times of the day and night stalking your favourite designer's auctions and trawling…
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Dorset Buttons – A Heritage Craft

Welcome to my very first post on our lovely new 'Art Elements' blog - I hope you're having fun finding…
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