As a sidenote, the word "gift" still strikes me as a native german-speaker strange, since it means poison/venom in German. So let's venture into artists with whose work you can poison your loved-ones with this year! :) Please note that I of course selected them very subjectivly and there are possibly hundreds and thousands of other artists to buy from out there.
It's no secret I love wire-wrapping. Ula Kapala makes very affordable, playful pieces which range from steampunk to gothic to somewhere in between. Some examples of her work:
She does comissions, but remember that those take time, so it might take longer un
When I Think About You Stop Me If You Think You've . . .
by Graemejukes by derekdavalos
Secret Of Kells Art Background 44
5 Among The Clover
by Penquisitive by LizCohn
Striped by hogret
by sugarbushfarm219 by sssdoljanin
And what next?/ Ico dalej? Planned Obsolescence
by ukapala by yagey
Please consider doing some early Christmas shopping in my Etsy shop where each item is absolutely unique, rather than buying mass produced stuff. Shipping times may be a bit unpredictable in December too.
Some new items:
My shop is open again and there are some new items in it. I can't make as much jewellery as I used to, my elbow is still hurting after all the physical therapy and inactivity. I'd have to stop using it at all, I guess, but that's not an option. I'll try to make at least two items weekly, but I guess I can say goodbye to being a full time jeweller :(
There's an exhibition of my drawings and collages in the Malahide Library (Ireland) until September 23rd, so all of you who are in Ireland are welcome to see it, the admission is free.
I've gotten myself into the medieval reenactment movement and been trying my skills in textile crafts, like wea
I've developed a lateral epicondylitis and can't make jewellery anymore, at least until it gets better (which can take months). I'm about to undergo a series of painful steroid shots right to the elbow and physiotherapy. Fantastic.
I'm also not allowed to swim, and my artistic and professional activity needs to be reduced to minimum, because I use this arm for everything, not just crafts: painting, guitar, illustration, cooking and housework.
I'm feeling so useless now.