Select Page

October 26

Just annealed a $40 chunk of silver to continue yesterday’s cloud project. Nothing like diving in head first with a new skill to learn in a hurry! #jewelry #art #craft #thecraftschoolexperience #metalsmithing #silversmithing #Gatlinburg #Tennessee...

October 24

Finished piece. Just a bit of practice with creating geometric shapes. Hammered edges are a poor appropriation of @raissabump’s folding technique. I was curious to see how it works. Hers is beautiful; you should definitely take a peek to see how it’s...

October 24

Super stoked to be back @arrowmont_school for the Basically basic metals course with @raissabump. My first test piece in brass is on the bench and ready to start cutting! Looking forward to another week in the beautiful #smokymountains and in the studio with some...

October 22

Annnnnd, done! After a week of intense studio work @arrowmont_school, I’ve three pieces complete and one that’s going to be on hold until I can get some more aggressive tools to remove a large chunk of material. I want to say a huge word of thanks to...

October 21

Fall colors from the campus @arrowmont_school this afternoon. With the densely packed week of learning, I’ve hardly spent time outside admiring the fall colours. This is merely a taste of what the #greatsmokymountains have to offer around this time of year. – –...

October 17

Coal, Coke, Clinker, Kitten, Cartwright. For those of you who have never had the pleasure of burning coal fires, here are a few tidbits you may find interesting. Coal, or green coal like the stuff pictured in the bottom left, is found in layers or seams underground...