Wouldn’t these make awesome beads?

I’m not addicted to Pinterest – really. Snort. 😉  As I was perusing pinterest this morning, I came across a vintage printable in the public domain that I thought would be wonderful translated into lampwork beads (or polyclay, or your addiction of choice). This of course started a huge slippery slope, as I started looking for other sources of inspiration that could also be translated into beadmaking.  I got completely lost at the VintagePrintable.com site. The entire site features vintage images that are in the public domain – please see the creative commons licence on their site for use restrictions. …

The Joy of Metal Clay: Hadar is here this Weekend!!!!

Hadar demonstrating some ways to use our rotary tools. Hadar is here, she is finally here. We are so happy!!!! What a great weekend it has been a classroom full of 20 metal clay enthusiasts and Ms. Hadar Jacobson. A room full of creative minds, lots of clay and tools, the possibilities are endless. Lets look at what we have been up to: It all started with extruding layers of copper, bronze and steel metal clay: Tracy showing off one of her pieces, made from copper, bronze and steel clay diagonal cut through extruded clay. Close up of Tracy’s piece …