Inside the Monster Factory

Originally I had wanted to follow up on my prior post, Exploring Rochester: Neighborhood of the Arts. Unfortunately, the weather hasn't been cooperative lately for outdoor explorations.  It's either been blazing hot or raining.  Instead, I will take you inside…
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Back in the workshop…

This year started actually quite productive for me regarding my work with clay. The "it started" seems to imply a but and there was a rather big ones. As you may remember if you follow Art Elements for some time,…
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Artisan Community Art Studio

Ever since I gave up the corporate life to follow a more creative path I've tried to make sure that I do at least one course or workshop each year both the extend my skills and keep me motivated. To…
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The Process Of Making Enamel Headpins OR… Why I Only Do This Once A Year

This post is about my process when making enamel headpins - I learned how to do this in a class with Barbara Lewis of Painting With Fire.  I am not publishing a tutorial on making enamel headpins. But if you…
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