Lindsey Bucklew's Profile
I started painting and drawing in infancy, dabbling in every medium I could get my hands on.
In early 2007 I ventured beyond the realm of painting to make jewelry for myself. A casual hobby soon morphed into a serious study. Making jewelry is now just as exciting to me as painting always has been. Jewelry has the advantage over painting if only because it is intrinsically wearable.
I approach jewelry-making in the same way as other media. My creative process is very organic- a kind of 'stream-of-consciousness' evolution. I use anything that inspires me (like buttons,bones, beads, bike-parts, shells, screws, nails, dissected vintage costume jewelry, and so forth) and use wire to 'tie' the composition together. The wire lets me manipulate it to a point, but it still has a mind of it's own. We've learned to compromise.
Seeing my finished product is always a surprise to me on some level. Though…
- Born on June 11
- Joined March 2, 2008