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Chromophilia
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Chromophilia

– Does this look weird? View it in your browser (where it will look awesome).- Chromophilia I’ve been running into conflicts about color most of my life. When I was eight I begged my mother to paint my pale yellow bedroom blue instead. She insisted that our tiny ranch house couldn’t have both bedrooms be…

The Love of the Craft
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The Love of the Craft

Looking for some spring inspiration and new ideas? On March 21–25, Metalwerx is hosting its 2022 Virtual Spring Symposium! There are educator and student discounts as well as full scholarships available.  The Love of the Craft At the final session of an online course I took on Turkish illumination techniques, one of the students asked the instructor…

The Chaos and Opportunity of Granulation’s Tiny Spheres
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The Chaos and Opportunity of Granulation’s Tiny Spheres

Granulation Rings Online Workshop Show Your Torch Who’s Boss The Chaos and Opportunity of Granulation’s Tiny Spheres With my live online Granulation Ring class coming up soon, I’ve been reminiscing about why I first got excited about the technique. From the moment I learned of it, I could see wild possibilities within those infinite spheres….

Choreographing Metal
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Choreographing Metal

Featured Products Get Glorious Relief The Eastern Repousse II. – Rings & Cuffs workshop begins September 12, 2022 Are you ready? This Eastern Repousse I class will get you there Click here to watch the video in your browser An insightful student recently commented on the musicality in my artwork, its rhythms, syncopation and fugue-like…

Rich Textures
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Rich Textures

Upcoming Online Workshops Click on each image for a short video highlighting these classes Rich Textures Having at least partially satiated my need for color by painting more miniatures in the last couple of years, I notice now that I am increasingly drawn to textures. That might sound like a no brainer for someone who…