Category Archives: art

Creative Again and a New Pendant

I finally made a new piece of jewelry after what seems like an eternity. I was beginning to think I’d lost all desire to create.  Thanks to my talented daughter, Sam (of http://shinrinart.wordpress.com) I was able to create this dragon … Continue reading

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Reclaim, Redo, Remake and Create Someting New

I hate to throw out pieces of wire, scraps of metal sheet and anything that seems useful in any way at all.  Of course this can get out of hand and can end up with mountains of junk, but every … Continue reading

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Etching Madness

Ever since I made my Tarot Inspired necklace, I have been consumed by a desire to etch images I love.  Lucky for me, I can draw but when I want a really fine line drawing, I call upon my talented … Continue reading

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Tarot Card Inspired Necklace

Ever since I started etching I can’t seem to do anything else in jewelry.  I’m obsessed with the possibilities of creating mini works of art to wear.  I finally get to draw, letter and doodle again  by creating images on … Continue reading

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How I designed my etched bracelet

Since my last etched bracelet is reserved for a “potential” customer, I felt the need to make another one.  This one is just one sold piece – I just wanted to etch a design to see how it would turn … Continue reading

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More etching madness!!!

I’m having so much fun experimenting with etching,  I know I’m (temporarily) obsessed.   But, I always become obsessed with every new thing I learn. This time I’m collaborating with my daughter, Sam (of Shinrinart.com) . who can create amazing line … Continue reading

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My First Copper Etching

I’ve been wanting to try etching on copper for a while so I ordered some Ferric Chloride, got some rubber gloves and baking soda and finally tried it.  I already had some 24ga copper sheet and packing tape. I didn’t … Continue reading

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