K Osterwise's Profile
Is it possible to be both eclectic and traditional at the same time? For years I studied every art imaginable trying to find my niche. Everything I learned, I enjoyed doing, but was not happy with my results...ever. I have studied everything (and I mean everything) including traditional arts and practical crafts like drawing, painting, sculpture, throwing clay, knitting, crochet, needlepoint, sewing, quilting, rug hook, embroidery (all kinds; that list could go on forever,) tatting (shuttle and needle,) weaving, macrame, kumihimo, and many more that I can't remember at this time. I have studied some disappearing arts such as bobbin lace, needle lace, repose, quilling, metal etching, stained glass, chain mail and viking knit. I have turned wood, carved wood, built wood structures some practical and functional, and some simply decorative. I have studied many jewelry techniques such as lampworking, glassblowing, slumping, fusing,...
- Joined December 30, 2011