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Monday, July 18, 2011

Developing my skills


When I first got into metal clay, it was awesome, I was addicted. My husband bought a class for me for valentine's day, he knew I wanted to try it. We were very strapped for cash, but he saved lunch money and did it (he is amazing at doing stuff like that for me). He also did it knowing I would probably be hooked.

My obsession gradually led to certification classes (ok they were actually the only classes happening in town, so of course...)

And lots and lots of various projects.....

I want to be more than just hooked, and making lots of "stuff." I want to be good. I want to make sure my skills are where they need to be.

This has led me to the Master's Registry.
At this point Im not sure if I want to financially commit, or if I just want to work myself through the projects and develop my skills and knowledge base.

I've already begun work on the patina sampler, and Im researching what I want to do for my votive figure.
This will be interesting, and fun.

2 comments:

ANGIE said...

This is a beautiful piece, Laura! You're so lucky to have such a sweet husband too.

I think you're pretty advanced in your skills! It's amazing.

laura said...

Thank you, its from a hand carved stamp.
And my husband pretty much sets the standard. He rocks!