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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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Hearts, Love and Valentines

Can anyone think of love and caring or Valentines’ Day without associating the symbolic heart with it?  I have always been intrigued by symbols and their meanings – a language like hieroglyphics or petrographic images. I often wondered, as a … Continue reading

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This handcrafted pendant is close to my heart. It is an image of our beloved late pet, Juno drawn by my daughter, Sam Bros of http://shinrinart.wordpress.com and encased in glass as a pendant. When I look into it, I can … Continue reading

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Why feel guilty about a sale?

I came home last night to find I had just sold a favorite necklace.  I was thrilled to receive the email from Artfire and PayPal informing me of the sale. When I viewed the details of the sale, I realized … Continue reading

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