Tag Archives: EtsyMetal

Sunshine & flowers

Have you heard?  EtsyMetal, my metalsmithing group on Etsy, has been sending out a newsletter for fans and friends (sign up here!).  So when our editor, the very talented Danielle Miller-Gilliam of daniellejewelry on Etsy put out the call for some fashion illustration, I took the bait.  In addition to her Etsy shop and all the […]

Making the invisible visible

Time once again for EtsyMetal’s ‘Blog Carnival’, where our group blogs simultaneously on a selected topic.  This month’s topic is about the role of family in our creative lives.  For me, another EM project started me thinking about family again…  our August ‘monthly challenge’ project was a homage to Alexander Calder (which you can find […]

Sketches… on my drawing board

As summer prepares to burst forth, once again I’m captivated by the tiny winged things that inhabit the coming season with their magical presence.  As they grow outside my door, they often seem to grow in the studio as well. Lately, I’m enthralled, and my latest obsession coincides quite nicely with a feature that my […]

EtsyMetal celebration giveaway!

My metal smithing group, EtsyMetal, is celebrating their 4th Anniversary!  To mark this festive occasion they are having four $50 gift certificate give-aways the last four Fridays of October.  The gift certificates can be used in any EtsyMetal member shop, including yours truly, ArtigianoJewelBox!  To see all the details on how to participate visit the […]

Midsummer message

Summer arrived early this year, and in full swing.   Barely time to unearth the overwintering pots before sultry days and nights settled in with a decidedly tropical flavor. Along with the search for some respite from this prolonged heat, I’ve been working away at this project – revising our website and incorporating our new blog.  I imagine the […]