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.

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 ...we're delighted to have you with us for another year of creativity and inspiration. Shortly before Christmas I came across…
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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 through bead shops and in the process spent enough to pay off the debt of a small third world country.…
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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 your way around all the new and improved features. To go with the new blog I decided to make my…
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Art Camp 2016

Also known as my summer vacation! For me, one of the best things that has come from me being part of the AJE blog team is that I have made so many lifelong friends despite the fact that most of…
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