I think it was the summer of 2006 and Tim Holtz was in Ft Collins and I took a bunch of classes from him. We made watch pendents. So I thought how cool it could be to add paper type silver to what I had already done.
I added the kitty cat, 2 flowers and dragon fly.
Now, you have to look at that for a minute.
Do you see "time" under the magnifying glass? I'm trying to expand my time!
Do you see the Indiana license plate? That's where I grew up.
The little girl is reading a book.
On the handle of the magnifying glass it says "play" and to the right below that it says "artist". Most days I think I just play at being an artist!
There's a compass and tiny little watch parts that float around inside the watch.
Tim said that the difference is in the details. I have to agree....I love making art that has meaning to me. Obviously this piece is not going to be for sale. Oh, did I mention that? Almost everything I've been showing here is up for sale at the Metal Clay World Conference. What I bring home...I think I'll have to open an Etsy store!