You love to be adorned in handmade beautiful mixed media jewelry. The 15 projects in this book chronicle an affair with the shiny, the delicate, the found object renewed, and will whet your craving to mix medias and impress your own artistic statement on bling to wear or give as a gift. Wherever you are on your journey to create using jeweler’s grade resin, ephemera, and bezels designed by master metalsmith, artist Susan Lenart Kazmer, the rings, earrings, necklaces in this eBook will inspire you to head to your studio.
The amazing works that fill “Imagine Create Explore Volume 1: Mixed Media Jewelry” were designed by 2011-2012 ICE Resin(r) Creative Team Members Cat Kerr, JoAnnA Pierotti, Michael Jack Putman and Lesley Fisher, Andrea Ring, Tina Schiefer, Kathy Thompson, and Special Project Team Member Cindi Bisson. You’ll delight in a sense of the whimsical, the secrets found in a garden, keeping the beauty of a walk on the beach near your heart, the depth of a night filled with starlight, and more. Techniques for adding color and texture to resin, layering objects in a bezel, cold joins, wire work are just a few of the ways to create mixed media jewelry that these talented artists will share with you.
Every treasure has a story locked within the fibers of its existence. Whether the tale be fictional or that of truth, the meaning behind something we hold dear is poignant. Many of us remember sitting at a loved one’s vanity only to find a plethora of beauty in the form of brushes, mirrors, jewelry and sentimental trinkets… treasures that created memories within our hearts and minds for a lifetime.
The fifteen amazing pieces within the pages of this second volume of “Imagine Create Explore” were created by members of the 2011-2012 ICE Resin® Creative Team Members Cat Kerr, Michael Jack Putman and Lesley Fisher, Tina Schiefer, and Kathy Thompson. You will be inspired to alter items; giving them a story of their own, as well as create new artistic works reminiscent of moments that have passed but remain locked forever within your soul. From wee butterflies cocooned within a bezel to a vintage brush altered with found trinkets, you will surely be inspired to view your surroundings in an entirely new light.
Wherever you might be on your creative journey, the following pages will carry you on to the next level, offering up a dollop of inspiration and a bounty of grandeur, while unlocking a door to your imagination.
Bring a little mixed media art into your home with 16 home decor projects to light your life and make your heart happy: There’s a delightful banner of baked goodness for your kitchen, sweetly embellished baby dresses to add a vintage feel to you bedroom or sitting room, a brick candle holder for your mantle, vases for showing off a single flower or non-traditional objects, an art doll for your collection,a light box with dual images, and a miniature mirror to remind you of the sea. These 16 home decor projects were created by members of the 2011-12 ICE Resin Creative Team for Susan Lenart Kazmer’s ICE Resin®.
Enjoy a color and casting journey with members of the 2011-12 ICE Resin® Creative Team. You will see how they used their imaginations in exploration of mixed media techniques to create wearable art. 16 Projects with instructions.