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"Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can be weird; that's easy. What's hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity." - Mingus

I think most artists create with a theme in mind, they have a "blue" period, or make a collection or a grouping of art. I can't seem to stick with a theme for more than one project. I have a million different things in my workshop ranging from tiny pink plastic shotguns to precious gems and I never know what is going to inspire me on any given day.
I have recently discovered silversmithing though and I plan on using silver a lot. It's such a fun medium to work with, it's like sculpting with metal and a torch. I like mixing metals with silver, especially copper and brass.
Please enjoy my shop and thank you for…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 18
  • Joined February 12, 2012

Favorite materials

Copper, Silver, Found art, organic materials, semiprecious stones, watch parts, agates, shells, beads

About

"Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can be weird; that's easy. What's hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity." - Mingus

I think most artists create with a theme in mind, they have a "blue" period, or make a collection or a grouping of art. I can't seem to stick with a theme for more than one project. I have a million different things in my workshop ranging from tiny pink plastic shotguns to precious gems and I never know what is going to inspire me on any given day.
I have recently discovered silversmithing though and I plan on using silver a lot. It's such a fun medium to work with, it's like sculpting with metal and a torch. I like mixing metals with silver, especially copper and brass.
Please enjoy my shop and thank you for supporting the arts, and artists like myself here on Etsy!

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