Books & Illuminated Prints
Art Jewelry & Metalwork
Tools & Supplies for Metalsmiths
ANCIENT TECHNIQUES IN CONTEMPORARY ART
Videos, Books, Tools, and Apps
Victoria’s instructional videos are now on Vimeo! Victoria’s unique tools and supplies for Russian Filigree and Eastern Repousse, her internationally acclaimed instructional video and book series, Metal Techniques of Bronze Age Masters, and her iPhone™ app, iMakeJewelry have sold throughout the world and set the standard for distance learning in art and fine craft.
Victoria has taught specialized metalsmithing workshops at schools, universities, guilds, and art centers around the world and now teaches online. She has generated an international revival of nearly lost metalsmithing techniques and paved the way for metalsmiths to rediscover them.
Victoria’s Multi-Award Winning Book
What happens when random chance and the kindness of others change the course of your life?
“Giving Voice arrives like the fall of cool rain in the desert…a sweet and gentle relief.”– from the introduction by multi-best-selling author and artist of the Griffin & Sabine trilogies, Nick Bantock
Giving Voice’s original story, calligraphy, paintings, and soundtrack converge to explore how the dots of our lives connect and how the small kindnesses we show each other can literally change the course of someone’s life.
Giving Voice is the winner of a 2019 IPPY for best ebook design, a 2020 e-Literature Award for best multi-media book, and a 2020 finalist of the National Indie Excellence Award for best interior book design.
What Others Have to Say
What happens to us when work that belligerently remains in the primordial chaos of “in progress” needs to be finished before, as Douglas Adams might have put it, the deadlines “whoosh by?” We might kick into high gear, armed with that special adrenaline that supports the finishing of all too many projects. We might ask…
With my relatively recent realizations about guardrails and the burn-out perils of not heeding them, I’ve been exploring more notions of space and where my most creative moments happen. I don’t mean simply the physical space of my studio but rather those annoyingly numbered and fast progressing ones in my calendar app. I’ve been dreaming…
My son loved bowling when he was young, but like most children, he wasn’t thrilled with achieving gutterball after gutterball. Fortunately, there were guardrails. As if by magic, the guardrails would slide up alongside the lane, ensuring Skyler’s kid-weight ball would bank, bounce, and roll its way to the end-goal, nearly always managing to knock…