Saturday, June 26, 2010

Penland Auction

The annual fundraising auction for the Penland School of Crafts will take place on the weekend of August 13-14. I donated Debutante, a pearl collar with a carved and painted maple clasp and three knotted strands of cultivated pearls.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Pratt followup

Here are a few of the pieces that emerged from my recent 8-week class at Pratt in Seattle. The schedule (6-10pm on Thursdays) proved to be more of a challenge than I had anticipated, but my students were real troopers. As usual, I was amazed that a group of people could start with the same materials, resources, and instructions, and end up with such diverse and individualistic work.

Thank you to all my students, and thanks again to everyone who helped me spread the word about this class!

Cedar necklace, plyboo earrings
Molly Simmons

Belt buckle, walnut ring
Vance Wolfe

Plyboo and pine earrings, walnut carvings (in progress)
Emily Lubahn

Maple ring (in progress)

Rebbecca Tomas