The Joy of Metal Clay: Creative Goals

Day two of the new year is upon us, it is often a time of setting goals. I have been thinking about my creative goals this coming year. Here they are so far: To clean up my studio. This a a constant challenge but with the recent holidays my studio has been greatly neglected. Along the same theme I will work on labeling all my tools and clearing out any excess. I am a collector of stuff and realize it would be a good idea to PURGE of some of the excess that hasn’t proven to be that useful. To …

The Business Chat – Futures

Happiest of happy new years my friends! Today is the first day of a new month, first day of a new year, first day of a new decade. Today is a day where everything is shiny and new, and we all do love shiny don’t we? Last time we chatted I talked about doing an annual review, basically taking a snapshot of your current business or creative life. When you want to get somewhere it’s important to know where you are starting from. Let’s talk about where you want to get to. What do you want to do in 2011? …

Well, that was unexpected

Happy New Year! Early this morning, I had to head to the hospital for an outpatient test. What I wasn’t counting on, was that I had to be admitted to the emergency department to get the results. Yeesh, that was one really, really, really long day.  🙂 And so, as we ring in the New Year, here are the rings I promised pics of last year 😉