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... the strike.
“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” -Calvin Coolidge
until we meet again, this is James ...
... Definitely the wire working is a possibility.
I still have glass beads that I made so can definitely continue with the wire work. And we have a perfect spot at home for me to work. Dad and I will have to learn to share the work spot.
I am sad as I say goodbye to my new found friends, but it is time to close out and go home. One last delicious breakfast and I am on my way home. Goodbye Snow Farm - It's been so much fun.
... decide which pieces will go into the auction to be held tonight and clean both studios - glass and metal. We admire each other's jewelry and say next time I want to try that. Diane and Cindy have experimented the most with new ideas as they are old hands at this. Karen and I have copied some of Jen's work to get the effect we are looking for. I have so many pieces that I ask for help on what to show in the gala before dinner.
The gala - a wine ...
I was exhausted Wednesday night - was it the excitement catching up with me or all the good food they have been feeding us - I went to bed very early. Of course going to bed early meant waking up early. So to fill in my time and not wake my roommate, I go to the metal studio. I sorted out my beads and set up for the day.
I then proceeded to try to imitate the earrings that ...
... has designed. The rest practice techniques of working with the metal.
Every once-in-a-while, Joy calls us all together to demonstrate another technique of working with the wire.
Wednesday afternoon and evening are free time. After lunch, Karen and I go to the bead store in Northampton. Having done some work with beads now, I feel like a kid in a candy store. So much to see and contemplate. Strings ...