Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Tinkering in the Jewelry Studio

I've had the worse case of painters block lately, 
so I decided to make a change.

Maybe with my heart and head moving in a new direction, 
I could get over this painters block.

So I headed out to my Jewelry Studio!!

While I was there I created a new piece for my daughter.
She was in need of a graduation gift for a 
 sweet friend.
This is what I came up with,

It made for a great graduation gift and the new owner was thrilled!!

I also had the opportunity to attend a Silver Clay class hosted by the 
 amazingly talented
Stephanie Chavez

I loved this class and an now addicted to Silver Clay!!
Take a look at what I created in just a couple of hours.

I can't begin to tell you just how much fun I had!!
Now I need to start saving my pennies so I can get my own kiln and 
silver supplies.

Now I'm heading back to my painting studio to see if I can't 
whip up a birthday present for my niece.
Wish me luck, I'll report back with the finished project!!



Charlene said...

Debbie, Thank you for stopping by to visit & saying such sweet things about my little treasure from Diana Frey's class. I just saw that sweet heart with wings... I am sure your daughters friend was THRILLED with it as it turned out so well. A wonderful gift to mark a great milestone & one that no one else will have. That makes it all the more precious! PMC... be still my heart! I love it too! Your pieces are darling. I have taken 2 classes & LOVE it. I haven't gotten a kiln yet & the clay is expensive but, what creative windows there are to throw open. Have a wonderful week. Charlene

Clare said...

These pieces are exquisite - I love all the elements that you have added, creating a unique and meaningful gift. Sometimes a change in direction is what we need to blow all the cobwebs out of our creative heads, and make way for new things to appear. I can just image you working in your beautiful jewellry studio - I wish I could come and play with you in there, I guess in spirit I'm with you!

Riki Schumacher said...

Hi Debbie! Thank you so much for swinging by and leaving such a sweet comment. I wish you lived closer so you could be at our workshop too! Congrats on your beautiful necklace, great job! Take care, Riki

Kadee @KadeeWillow said...

I have a artist friend who fell in love with precious metal clay and does beautiful work with it also! Hmmmm.... perhaps another medium to dabble in??!!

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