Illumination

Filigree Workshop + Hang Thursdays  + In Print
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Filigree Workshop + Hang Thursdays + In Print

The thing I said I wouldn’t teach online For a Limited Time Only In this special, online workshop hosted by the Craft Guild of Dallas, Victoria will demystify the technique of Russian filigree (filigrana) from the basics of traditional fabrication to the intricacies of her own ground breaking, sculptural work. Students will create several pieces…

Never in Study Hall – WordPress? – And in Other News
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Never in Study Hall – WordPress? – And in Other News

What I Never Learned in Study Hall In junior high and high school, the only good thing about study hall was 56 minutes of not having some ranting teacher boringly lecture at me. On the other hand, it wasn’t art, history, or any interesting literature either. Usually, it was time for me to cram for…

A Closer Look
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A Closer Look

Last workshop for 2021 This is a great opportunity to prepare for my Eastern Repousse Ring & Bracelet Online Workshop coming in 2022. Watch this 1 min video and discover just how cool getting relief can be. Eastern Chasing and Repoussé with Victoria Lansford (online), hosted by Metalwerx Tues/Fri, October 12 -29, 2021 from 1pm…

Avoiding Arrogance – Human or Canine
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Avoiding Arrogance – Human or Canine

The Arrogance of Perfection Supposedly this week I’m on staycaytion, but that didn’t keep me from digging into the newest installment in my severe case of Shiny Online Workshop Syndrome. I’m two-thirds of the way through an 8-week course on Persian Illuminate Carpet Pages from the Timurid period. This week I’m working my way through…