Tag: jewelry

How do you view competition?

Competition?  Huh?  On the surface the art market realm of life does not appear to be a place of competition, and in one sense it is not.  But art is viewed as a luxury, rather than something fundamental to simple joy in life.  And when 

The lull before the storm

It is quiet on our schedule for now, but don;t let that fool you.  We have been busy making batches of soap, hand dying silk, and crocheting beads and wire into amazing little accent pieces for your wardrobe.  And our schedule explodes very soon: Friday, 

In a blue mood

Blue is so comforting, so vibrant, so calming.  And for some odd reason most of the items I create in blue or green sell first.  Always!  I have been loving the beads i have found recently.  I tore apart an old beaded necklace i bought 

Scenes from Textile Art Alliance Fashion Show and Boutique

I wrote earlier in the week about this event, and how it is perhaps the most wonderful and encouraging event I do as an artist.  I am ever amazed at the ways people express their creativity in fashion and art that is wearable. I was