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6 arts picks: Basketry show, Lego art, 1940s-style musical revue, more

OregonLive.comOregonLive.com - Sep 14, 2018
The art of basket making has been around for millennia in the Pacific Northwest; in 1989, basket makers established the Columbia Basin Basketry Guild as a means of support, education, connection and more. This month, the organization presents the group ...  


Local SMEs in the spotlight at Malang Batik Parade 2018

Jakarta PostJakarta Post - Oct 8, 2018
Indonesian batik was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity on Oct. 2, 2009. Batik preservation efforts have involved various stakeholders from private entities, the government and academia. In a ...  



Savannah Morning NewsSavannah Morning News - Oct 12, 2018
Trellis Yarn Jewelry Beading class: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 12; Salvation Army Boutique, 42 Montgomery Crossroads; $10 covers materials; register/info at 912-920-1579. Learn the basics of crocheting and beading with Trellis yarn to create a one of a kind necklace.  


Touched by Fire: Wolfe's passion is blacksmithing

Richmond RegisterRichmond Register - Oct 2, 2018
Despite Wolfe knowing he wanted to pursue his love for blacksmithing, it was a roundabout path that took him from teaching blacksmithing and welding to college students to opening his shop with his wife to being a living history educator/demonstrator.  


Visual Arts Calendar
Charleston Post Courier - Oct 11, 2018

What: The Corneau Goldsmithing Jewlery Gallery will host Lowcountry painter John Marshall Williams with a special opening reception for his new exhibition, “Fall Into Color,” featuring a wine reception, meet-and-greet and a raffle. When: 5:30-7:30 p.m ...  


'Expressive Idaho' Looks At Western Silversmithing Tradition

Boise State Public RadioBoise State Public Radio - Oct 11, 2018
'Expressive Idaho' Looks At Western Silversmithing Tradition. By Richard Copeland • Oct 11, 2018. Related Program: Idaho Matters · TweetShareGoogle+Email. As part of an apprenticeship program, Jock Brown is learning how to silver solder, a process by ...  


Make your own phone with MakerPhone (some soldering required)

TechCrunchTechCrunch - Oct 13, 2018
There's no shortage of interesting electronics kits out there to occupy an idle Sunday, but with this one you get a phone out of the bargain. The MakerPhone is a kit looking for funds on Kickstarter that lets you assemble a working mobile phone from a ...  


State golf: Ceramics finish 10th, future remains bright

Zanesville Times RecorderZanesville Times Recorder - Oct 13, 2018
SUNBURY - It was windy, raw and difficult, just like Crooksville anticipated for Saturday's final round of the Division III state golf tournament. That impacted scores, but the Ceramics still maintained respectability in their first trip to the state ...  

Candle Making

Creating for a cause: Candle Making & Cupcake Decorating!

HamletHubHamletHub - Oct 12, 2018
$40 admission includes Candle Making, Cupcake Decorating and Charcuterie hour! Join Dana of Jar Worthy to create your own custom scented candle. Choose from over 20 scents and we will guide you in the blending process to ensure you go home with a ...  


This talented mum made a crochet Predator outfit for her son

Irish ExaminerIrish Examiner - Oct 5, 2018
There are cool parents and then there's the next level – parents that crochet full size costumes of extraterrestrial species from science fiction franchises for their son. Stephanie Pokorny is just such a mum – and the remarkable Predator costume she ...  

Doll Making

Wapak's Doll making sacrifices for his future

Lima OhioLima Ohio - Oct 7, 2018
WAPAKONETA — John Doll, 17 and a senior at Wapakoneta High School, has his sights on attending Miami University [of Ohio] next fall. He is hoping to study computer science and mathematics, eventually entering the Internet Technology field. “It seems ...  

Hand Puppets

Assistance League seeks return of stolen Kids on the Block puppets

Stockton RecordStockton Record - Oct 12, 2018
The hand puppets are of children in school clothes and stand about three feet tall. The league performs for about 3,500 third-graders in San Joaquin County during the school year. It has done Kids on the Block for more than 20 years. Watkins said ...  


Embossing Machine Market study shows positive growth

chemicalindustry24.comchemicalindustry24.com - Oct 3, 2018
The latest Embossing Machine market research report based on extensive analysis of factual data from the global Embossing Machine market predicts a USD XX billion growth with at a rate of XX%. The market research report delivers a detailed prognosis on ...  


Embroidering with steel: Zhang and his journey to improve China's shipbuilding

Shine News (press release)Shine News (press release) - Sep 16, 2018
Zhang Dongwei was born in Shanghai's Zhoupu Town in December of 1981. He is among China's first batch of 16 workers to master the welding technique on invar steel, the core technology for the manufacturing of LNG (liquefied natural gas) ships.  

Fabric Painting

Inside Parappana Agrahara: Striving to equip inmates for life on the outside

Times of IndiaTimes of India - Oct 8, 2018
The prison also offers courses in computers, printing, basket making, fabric painting, manufacture of soft toys, nursing, animal husbandry and wheelchair refurbishing. Ravi Kumar of BRDO revealed women inmates are trained in embroidery and tailoring.  


MDC offers primitive skills workshop at Runge Nature Center Oct. 20

Lakenewsonline.comLakenewsonline.com - Oct 7, 2018
From 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, visitors can practice primitive skills such as atlatl throwing and tomahawk throwing, archery, natural dyes, cordage, and flintknapping. This event is free and all ages are welcome. No registration is ...  

Jewelry Making

Zaremba does a sparkling business and moves to downtown Ipswich

Wicked Local North of BostonWicked Local North of Boston - Oct 11, 2018
Zaremba got more serious about jewelry making in 2007 after losing her lifetime collection of jewelry during a cross-country move from Ipswich to San Diego. “Our moving company swapped my box of jewelry with another customer's box of books,” Zaremba ...  


Library Connection: Mountain View Knitting Guild work on display
Conway Daily Sun - Oct 5, 2018

The Mountain View Knitting Guild meets monthly at the Conway Public Library to share ideas, designs and techniques. This month in the Ham Room of the Conway Public Library, the guild has some of their finest works on display around the room.  


Downtown Digest: Macrame and Meditation

Downtown DevilDowntown Devil - Oct 15, 2018
I didn't know this, but apparently, macrame and weaving are different things. This event combines the two into one art form, creating macrame wall hangings with weaving featured in them. By the end of this workshop, taught by artist Kaysie Codron, each ...  


Montana Made: Native American Beadwork by Sarah

KTVQ Billings NewsKTVQ Billings News - Oct 2, 2018
Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video. More videos from. Share. Include playlist. An error occurred while retrieving sharing information ...  

Mail Art

How China's leading contemporary artist went from showing in letterboxes to international galleries

South China Morning PostSouth China Morning Post - Oct 6, 2018
The “eight-cent” mail art was seemingly a performance art experiment, but Huang also had more practical motivations. The artist estimated that mounting an exhibition in Beijing in 1991 would have cost around 30,000 yuan, an astronomical sum for an art ...  


Origami Announces 66.6 MM USD in Series C Investment Round

Business Wire (press release)Business Wire (press release) - Sep 20, 2018
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Origami Inc. announces that it has secured series C investment jointly from SBI Investment, Toyota Finance, Shinkin Central Bank, Union Pay International, Credit Saison, Nihon Unisys, JCB, The Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank, Mitsui ...  


Boroian's Unique Art Exhibit at the Dinuba White House Enjoyed by Many Attendees

MassisPostMassisPost - Oct 15, 2018
Mr. K was born in 1889 in Chunkoosh, Armenia, and attended the prestigious Art Institute of Chicago. He served in the US Army during WWI, painting helmets and artillery for camouflage, had a career as a commercial artist, and taught himself needlepoint.  

Pressed Flowers

Visual Arts Calendar
Charleston Post Courier - Oct 11, 2018

Saturday. Pressed Flowers. What: Charleston native Lauren Whiteside Mann will host a flower workshop centered on making a piece of pressed hydrangea art to take home. Attendees will learn basic flower pressing techniques. All materials will be provided.  

Polymer Clay

Clay bead workshop at the Earlville Opera House

Oneida DispatchOneida Dispatch - Oct 3, 2018
Earlville, N.Y. — The Earlville Opera House will hold a “Polymer Clay Lentil Swirl Bead Workshop” with Dana Shiflett on Oct. 6 from 1-3 p.m.. Polymer clay is highly pliable modeling clay used to create an assortment of items. The cost of this class is ...  


Alice Lynn Greenwood-Mathe: Quilting exhibit captures feelings of fall

Joplin GlobeJoplin Globe - Oct 8, 2018
The current exhibition, “The Art of Quilting,” in the galleries upstairs and down is made possible by the generous underwriting of Edward Jones Financial Advisors in Carthage: Darren Collier, Kristi J. Montague, Joe Ryder and Garrett Stramel. This ...  

Rubber Stamping

Letter: Do-nothing Congressmen
The State Journal-Register - Oct 6, 2018

And in exchange for years of feasting at the public table, neither has any significant legislative accomplishments beyond rubber stamping their names on bills as co-sponsors, bills created by others. Meanwhile, their sacred oaths to defend the country ...  


Free scrapbooking classes at Ashcroft Library

Ashcroft Cache Creek JournalAshcroft Cache Creek Journal - Oct 13, 2018
The Ashcroft Library is offering a free three-session scrapbooking course taught by branch head, Deanna Porter. This course is perfect for those that have never scrapbooked before and would like to start, or for those that are well versed in ...  


Global Sewing Machine Market 2018- Brother, Feiyue, Juki Corporation, Jack, ZOJE

The Future GadgetsThe Future Gadgets - Oct 11, 2018
The report offers a detailed Outlook and future prospects of Global Sewing Machine Market evaluates various aspects that determine the growth as well as the volume of the market. Additionally, it presents a determined business outlook of the market ...  


Braves Country 5K: 16 things to do this weekend around Atlanta

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta Journal Constitution - Jun 12, 2017
If you've ever wanted to find out how to make homemade, all natural soap, join the cold-process soapmaking class happening this Friday at the Spruill Center for the Arts. In this interactive, hands-on class, you'll learn how to use natural ingredients ...  


Stained Glass

Photos: True Vine Church installs stained glass window

Sedalia DemocratSedalia Democrat - Oct 12, 2018
Faith Bemiss is a reporter for the Sedalia Democrat, covering general assignment, arts, food and entertainment stories. She can be reached at 660-530-0289. Follow Faith Bemiss. Close. Get email notifications on Faith Bemiss daily! Your notification has ...  


Woodworking student hand-crafting a career in North County

Palomar NewsPalomar News - Oct 5, 2018
The 21-year-old Vista resident grew up helping his father on landscaping jobs. Today, with skills learned at Palomar College, he is pursuing a passion for working with his hands. SAN MARCOS — Misael Venancio came to Palomar College with a vague plan ...  

Card Making

Recycling Report Card: Making The Grade

The Transylvania TimesThe Transylvania Times - Oct 4, 2018
We'll now take a look at the economics of recycling each type of household material collected in Transylvania County and follow the course of these materials when they leave the county. It is important to note that just because something can be ...  


Display showcases ex-editor's calligraphy

The Star OnlineThe Star Online - Oct 6, 2018
JOHOR BARU: Avid fans of Chinese calligraphy should not miss the opportunity to view the work of former Nanyang Siang Pau chief editor Chu Chee Chuan. An exhibition displaying 50 of his best artworks over the last 10 years is now on display at the ...  

Bone Carving

Kiwi artist's carving made from bone of stranded whale in Scotland on display in Dunedin
TVNZ - Sep 15, 2018

"It is a part of my heritage to be involved in using whale bone, there's quite a strong connection to the material and to the whales." Technology made bone carving a lot simpler and quicker, he said. "It has made what would have been a number of years ...  

Stone Carving

Stone Carving

Myanmar TimesMyanmar Times - Oct 12, 2018
The village nears mountains of white alabaster. Over there, artisans sculpt statues, inscription stones and pillars for different religions. The Abayalarbamuni Buddha statue in Yangon, the biggest stone statue made of alabaster in the world, and the ...  


Tuyserkan holding walnut, woodcarving festivals

Tehran TimesTehran Times - Oct 8, 2018
TEHRAN - Tuyserkan, nicknamed Iran's city of walnut, is playing host to walnut festival as its farmers are celebrating an end of the walnut-picking season. Located in western Hamedan province, the city is also holding a woodcarving festival where local ...  


Video Shows Power Isn't Everything In Laser Engraving

HackadayHackaday - Oct 12, 2018
When it comes to power tools, generally speaking more watts is better. But as laser maestro [Martin Raynsford] shows, watts aren't everything. He shares a brief video showing his older 100 W laser being handily outperformed by a newer 30 W machine.  

Wool Spinning

'We won't fix the poor wool prices overnight': Exploring options for Irish wool

AgrilandAgriland - Oct 6, 2018
Sandra completed a certificate course in wool spinning, with the assistance of an exam co-ordinator in the UK. “I was the first person in Ireland to undertake the syllabus. I was delighted to achieve a distinction in my exams and am awaiting my ...  


Out and About: Pottery festival highlights historic pottery

WFMZ AllentownWFMZ Allentown - Oct 4, 2018
Peruse amazing pieces of beautiful hand-thrown pottery in a bucolic rural setting when Stahl's Pottery Preservation Society, Inc. holds its 11th annual Pottery Festival in Zionsville. More than 30 regional ceramicists and potters will be displaying and ...  

Woodblock Printing

Aizuri String Quartet visits and stuns

DriftwoodDriftwood - Oct 14, 2018
The Aizuri Quartet are named after “aizuri-e,” a style of Japanese woodblock printing that uses a blue ink. Said Shaw, “'Blueprint' [also] takes its title from this beautiful blue woodblock printing tradition as well as from that familiar standard ...  


Martha's Vineyard Playhouse Set Designer Takes Turn Center Stage

The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard NewsThe Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News - Oct 6, 2018
Among her other influences, she named Cy Twombly's brushwork. Although most of the paintings in Visions and Visitations are inspired by nature, Isle of Colchis (the largest canvas in the show) takes its name from Greek mythology. “It's where Jason and ...  


After 16 Million Youtube Views, MerlinMoon Releases 'Lithography II EP' (BangyBang Records)
Markets Insider - Oct 11, 2018

MIAMI, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- After two independent releases in 2017, full-length album "Iconography" (October 2017) and "Lithography EP" (May 2017), and 16 million YouTube views with approximately 38.4 million minutes watched, MerlinMoon ...  

Silkscreen Printing

Mark Curtin on Large-Board Stencil Printing and Metal Squeegees

I-Connect007I-Connect007 - Sep 24, 2018
But when the silkscreen printing was modified to stencil printing, where a stencil is used instead of a silkscreen, there is now a smooth surface on top, not a calendared screen. "So now, you don't need a rubber squeegee; you use a metal squeegee. The ...  

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