Guest Blogger Anastasija K: The Enigmatic Moai of Mysterious Easter Island

Today we have guest blogger Anastasija Kristala-Urbanski discussing the heads of Easter Island and how they inspire her work. ----------------------------------------------------------- I have been always curious about those strange statues on the little Polynesian island in the Southeastern Pacific Ocean. I did…
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A Capital field trip – the National Museum of the Native American

Hello all - Happy September. As one who used to head back to the classroom at this time of year, I feel renewed appreciation that I am now heading back to my studio after Beadfest.  Although a field trip is…
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Musings on Creativity

Lately I've been working on a series of Bird Totems. I'm really loving this idea and each time I approach the subject, I continue to expand on the idea and improve it. Watching it evolve is a lot of fun.…
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Repurposing: anguish and anticipation

( Warning: the contents of this post may be shocking to some. Beader discretion is advised. Please note: no beads were harmed in preparation for this post.)  Last week in the ceramic studio a friend and colleague uttered the fateful…
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