Today, on The Studio, be inspired by a collection of great jewelry projects for fall/winter, then head over to our latest contest on Pinterest, our “Show Us Your Fall/Winter Fashion Trends” contest! You can win $50, $100, or $200 in credit with us here at Rio Grande. Imagine what you can make with that! And hurry, our deadline is August 15!
What inspires you these days? What materials are you dying to work with? Each month we present you with another “What are You Working on Now?” contest, in which we invite readers to submit a picture or two and a description of what’s on their bench right now. Well, this month’s winner, Glenda Skarie, has won a $10 Rio credit, and August’s contest has officially begun – show us your stuff for a chance to win!
This past weekend, at a swanky celebration dinner at JCK Las Vegas, the winners of the thirteenth annual Saul Bell Design Award competition were announced. The long-awaited gala event represented the culmination of a year of creation, submission, and deliberation. Here are a few of the spectacular winners. . .
The countdown continues…it’s nearly time to announce the winners of the 2013 Saul Bell Design Award competition at JCK Las Vegas! Today, we’re taking at look at the design approach of 2012 Emerging Artist winner Drew Abts.
One of my favorite new Dynasty Stamp sheets is Garden Thorns designed by Sherri Haab, an awesome metal clay artist and all around cool chick. Garden Thorns lets you bring the garden into your studio, and today we’re showcasing two projects using Sherri’s blooming Dynasty Stamp sheets. Enjoy!
There are myriad ways to add color to your work, including finishing your metals, and there are so many metals and textured finishes to choose from, such as PMC in silver, bronze, copper, and gold. Check out these inspiring color palettes and then get busy creating your own color masterpieces!
John Sartin’s intricate, finely formed pieces are wearable art inspired by nature. Today, on The Studio, he shares where his inspiration comes from, which tools he loves best, and some beautiful examples of his work.
Today, on The Studio, we’re spotlighting the beautiful work of Jenny Christiansen and her Etsy store, Octavia Bloom.
Andy, a self-professed “non-jeweler,” dives into a Beginning PMC class by the one and only Yvonne M. Padilla. What will he create?
In this video, Tim Sheriff, shows you step-by-step how to create an eye-catching sterling silver bead cage custom-sized to your standard-size marble using the Swanstrom link-forming pliers. Enjoy!
Today, on The Studio, we’re spotlighting the beautiful work of Alysia Sánchez Melnikov and her Etsy store, Blue Hour Designs.
With a huge list of metal clay artists and teachers, and ten different packages covering four days, the Metal Clay by the Bay conference in San Diego next August is sure to be an exciting and rewarding educational experience. Will you be there?