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Marketing Your Work: Calls for Entries 101

Marketing Your Work: Calls for Entries 101

Marketing and selling your work is just as crucial to your career as an artist as actually creating your work. Submitting your work to magazines, craft shows, exhibitions, challenges and competitions not only puts your work in front of potential buyers, but also...

100 Silver Textures In 100 Days

100 Silver Textures In 100 Days

Metal clay artist and qualified teacher Anna Campbell is in the middle of a 100-day project creating a piece of silver clay each day. She shares with us about the challenge, what she is making and the lessons she has learned. What is the 100 days project? The 100 days...

Do You Know a Lot About Design?

Do You Know a Lot About Design?

Do you know a lot about design? That’s not a rhetorical question. I’d really like you to think about it and also answer the question – out loud and honestly. Do you know a lot about design?? If you answered “yes,” I quite agree, you do. And if you replied “no,” I...

The Art of Socially Distancing Classrooms

The Art of Socially Distancing Classrooms

Creating a Safe, Socially-Distanced Teaching Environment Trying to figure out how to safely open up your metal clay classroom again can be daunting. Three popular metal clay instructors talk about their approaches to teaching in our new normal of social-distancing....

Hidden Worlds Challenge Winner – People’s Choice

Hidden Worlds Challenge Winner – People’s Choice

Sharon Cavendish Winner of the People’s Choice Award When Sharon saw the title of the Hidden Worlds Challenge, she immediately thought of the dragon Smaug from The Lord of the Rings, with his hidden treasure under the mountain. That inspired her to create her winning...

Hidden Worlds Challenge Winner – Advanced Category

Hidden Worlds Challenge Winner – Advanced Category

Meet Gabriele Landolt Winner, Advanced Category, Hidden Worlds Challenge Gabriele’s winning piece, Hide the Precious, is an intricate hinged locket which opens to reveal a glimpse of brilliant color hidden behind a second hinged cover. Opening the final compartment...