Inspiration

It’s Time To Celebrate!
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It’s Time To Celebrate!

2024 marks my 35th year as a professional metalsmith! To celebrate, I’m launching 2 huge projects! One is a retrospective of my artwork with insights and highlights about my most significant pieces from each year of my journey. This will be experienced both online and in print, so wherever you are, you’ll be able to…

4000 miles, Millions of ideas, and Gallons of Tea
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4000 miles, Millions of ideas, and Gallons of Tea

In an unprecedented move of playfulness and exploration, I flew to the UK in early December and delved into all things metal, mud, and fun. One of the better ‘Coronabonuses’ of the last 4 years was the many airline credits and thousands of points my husband and I had racked up in our limited travel…

The Chasing & Repoussé Deep Dive
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The Chasing & Repoussé Deep Dive

Tired of Christmas carols already? (Me too!) Get inspired with lots of my artwork and a bit of bragging on my Eastern repoussé students in this great conversation with Jennifer Stenhouse and Julia Lowther of Little Metal Foxes. On this episode of Tool Tip Tuesdays, we talk about my unique approach to teaching, the effectiveness…

Time for Relief! My Extended Eastern Repoussé Course Is Open!
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Time for Relief! My Extended Eastern Repoussé Course Is Open!

It might be difficult to change the world, but you can definitely make metal bend to your will. It’s time for some relief! Truthfully, Eastern repoussé and chasing is one of my most favorite classes to teach because I get to watch people learn to think dimensionally in ways they didn’t know were possible to…