We are a group of jewelry artists working in various mediums who have chosen different topics to write on as a group.This event takes place about the same time each month. Why not visit the other artists listed below the following blog.
So just what is it that inspires me to be designing and working with jewelry? What excites me about it to create a new item?
Well, I do like working with small sculptures. Really small sculptures.....
What is that saying that seems to always work in many circumstances?
It Is What It Is....
How can I actually say what motivates me? Is it the ache to be creative? Is it the joy of working in a craft that I love? How about the passion of being a maker of art?
How about all of the above...? How about just MakingDoingGetting the Hands Moving?
When I am inspired by a new technique, sketch, vision, person, color, shape or form.. or whatever it is that tickles that spot in my essence that says, "Go Forth And Make!!!"
Well, yup! That too.
In spite of the verbage above, I have to admit that all I have to do is sit down around my art materials and the designs pop out on the drawing pad. Since I work mainly in my two clay mediums of choice: Polymer and metal clay, the working design will 'tell' me which material to use.
Then I make ...
Do visit these other, incredibly talented artists and read what they have to say on this subject.