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...
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...
The Spooky Way I Got My Mojo Back

The Spooky Way I Got My Mojo Back

The pandemic has caused a lot of us artists to lose our mojo, me included. My mind has been frequented by a lot of negativity and discouragement and for me that is not conducive to creativity, not to mention that the craft show thing is not happening. The Bits and...
Science Fiction, Silver Clay and Me

Science Fiction, Silver Clay and Me

Most people grow out of the fantastical as they get older, but that never happened to me. From story books for children to Lord of the Rings, Lost in Space, or Asimov, from Thunderbirds to Star Trek and from The Dark Crystal to Star Wars (the original, I’m that old!),...