Cynthia Morgan (Morganica) embarks on a new journey: Developing expertise in a enameling on metal. A new direction for her, she hopes to eventually combine enameling on metal with her pate de verre sculpture, and with her newfound love: Metal clay. Includes tutorials, musings, business discussions, reviews, process discussions.

20 09, 2020

Sunday morning musings, 2020-style


Nathan and Grizz are inseparable, or at least Grizz thinks so... If Nathan does anything, from putting on clothes to sitting in a lawn chair on the back porch, Grizz wants to do it, too. "Can you believe it?" I chortled to the Resident Carpenter-Blacksmith, "They said to get a SECOND dog, it would calm Grizz down! TWO [...]

Sunday morning musings, 2020-style2020-09-20T14:09:09-07:00
20 08, 2019

Changed perspectives: The Enamelist Society Conference workshops


Carved wax shapes in an electroforming bath. After 12 hours or so, we enameled the copper-covered result. Workshops and conferences shove attendees off a steep cliff and 'way, 'way, 'way past the deep end of their comfort zones. If a conference makes you feel as if you're drowning, congratulations: It was worth the price of admission. I'm so [...]

Changed perspectives: The Enamelist Society Conference workshops2019-08-19T18:30:54-07:00
2 08, 2019

On-campus enameling


Since Willow's arrival I've developed a soft spot for squirrels. This little lady follows people leaving the UofO cafeteria, begging for treats. I said hello, and she followed me back to my dorm room. "I know what YOU'RE looking for," said the nice kid with the beard, "I'll bet you want some silverware, huh?" "Yup," I responded, smiling, [...]

On-campus enameling2019-08-02T20:57:08-07:00