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Learn How To Edit Your Photos like a Pro

Learn How To Edit Your Photos like a Pro

Photo editing can be a contentious subject, you will find those who think editing is cheating. When it comes to photos of your products, editing them to make the photos show your product off better is not a bad thing! Spending a little time to make your photos look...

Top 5 tools for taking great photos on a budget

Top 5 tools for taking great photos on a budget

Getting great photos of your work is totally achievable by anyone, yes I do mean anyone! With my top 5 essential tools to help, you’ll be photographing everything like a star and nope it’s not going to break the bank.   1.  Light tent - $20 If you only invest in...

Best of 2020

Best of 2020

Every year, the Curating Team at AMCAW recognizes metal clay artists who created noteworthy work during the year. “Pieces are selected for their ability to stop us in our tracks and command our attention,” say the jurors, “for their concept, design, construction, or...

Man, Myth, Magic Challenge Winner – People’s Choice Award

Man, Myth, Magic Challenge Winner – People’s Choice Award

Congratulations to Emma Roy, winner of the People’s Choice Award! Her winning piece, Woodland Fairy Door, is a silver fairy door featuring a working door knocker and hand sculpted details. It was an entry in the Beginner Category of the Man Myth Magic Challenge. “This...

How to Write an Artist Statement

How to Write an Artist Statement

And why you should write it now So – you’re creating a website, entering an exhibition, or applying for a grant or teaching position, and you’ve been asked for your artist statement. The panic sets in – what am I supposed to say? Do I begin with how I got started, or...

My Very Special Birthday Gift

My Very Special Birthday Gift

I created a special gift for a very good friend, inspired by one of AMCAW’s 20-Gram Tutorials. Before I get to that, here is a little bit about my metal clay journey. I was born naturally creative, expressing this through many crafts. My career as an occupational...