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Metal Art and Craftsmanship

Discussion in 'Artwork: Painting, Sculpture, etc...' started by Lisa66, May 6, 2015.

  1. glassgrl

    glassgrl Blippertigibbit

    That really is a gorgeous pendant T! Reminds me of jellyfish tentacles.

    I'm still playing with casings. Itty bitty .22s
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  2. TheWestPole

    TheWestPole A hit on Mr. Mitty

    Lovely, Becca, especially the brass patinas you posted a few days ago. :love: Can't help it, but beautiful ammo jewelry always reminds me of this:


     
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  3. glassgrl

    glassgrl Blippertigibbit

    Thanks Tim! You're right, there is a duality thing going on. Good movie and association. :)
     
  4. Lisa66

    Lisa66 Read my blips

    Oh, man, @glassgrl, you're killing me! The red crystal is unbelievably striking, especially on a......bullet. All the earrings? Wow. Great designs. This is the first I had seen your earrings.

    I can't get to the basement to do anything, except scrounge for boxes and take "extra" furniture, etc down there. I'm "staging" my house and it is consuming every waking hour until I'm done. I hope to get a break to do some stuff down there soon; my acetylene tank will have to go back to AirGas in about a month.
     
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  5. glassgrl

    glassgrl Blippertigibbit

    Thanks Lisa. Just started making them. I've had the casings for years but they all needed to be drilled. Got my brother to do it by feeding him. He's easy. :)

    Why are you staging? Are you selling and moving?
     
  6. Lisa66

    Lisa66 Read my blips

    Yup. House goes on the market next week. Closing on a house in FL June 1. We'll have both for a little while...hopefully not too long. I didn't want to go through the crazy all-at-once move, but the market around here is a lot more sophisticated than when I moved in....
     
  7. glassgrl

    glassgrl Blippertigibbit

    That's a big move! It'll be nice for you to have only 2 weeks of winter instead of 4 months. lol
     
  8. dubya

    dubya Headbanging Blip

    You're leaving me in the dust? :glare: Or in the shotgun capital of the world as we like to call it :laugh: Anyway, Good for you Lisa, hope the move goes well, and just wanted to say I love viewing this thread and all the amazing talent @Lisa66 @tcgrna @glassgrl :thumb:
     
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  9. Lisa66

    Lisa66 Read my blips

    :lol: Yup. Leaving the land of high taxes, shitty climate and gang violence :). I was ready to leave 5 years ago..... couldn't get hubs to do it. I'm unemployed and he can work from wherever he wants, so now is the time.

    Believe me, I could use a few nights creating something, anything. Stressed out to the max in this competitive market. Fingers crossed.

    Yes----and finally, out of the dungeon. Natural light to work in, a first for me. Yay! Although, I will sort of miss my dirty, dark basement. It's been mine, all mine, amidst the cat boxes, tacky Christmas yard decorations under the stairs and noisy furnace :laugh:.
     
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  10. glassgrl

    glassgrl Blippertigibbit

    Had one piece of that memory wire hanging around here and this happened. More casings, my beads and some rock beads.
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  11. Lisa66

    Lisa66 Read my blips

    Holy cow.....gorgeous and my wallet is open, as usual.....:laugh:. Let me know. The beads are fantastic! using casings as links, I just love it. I'm definitely a bracelet fan.

    I am so bummed, I just cannot seem to get to the basement. Gotta turn that tank in soon and will be stuck with propane, not so great for me. Had to hide the acetylene tank during showings so nobody freaks and tells on me, lol (it's a no-no here). I vow to get down there this week. I'm going to pick up an idea where I left off on a couple pieces I made over a year ago.
     
  12. glassgrl

    glassgrl Blippertigibbit

    Good luck getting some creative time in Lisa! I know about hiding the stuff but we don't have those restrictions. I have the propane tank outside with the hose running into the window. The neighbor asked me if I was making meth. Thank you Breaking Bad. :laugh:

    That bracelet is pretty much a prototype but more of them are in the future. :)