Amanda Jolley

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Tag: Artfest

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming…

for the highlights of Artfest 2012. This year I brought a new travel companion, my illustrious dotter. We spent the day of registration wandering the beautiful and charming town of Port Townsend, WA. For some reason, the photos are all food related. I had the best Americano to date here: And this is my favorite

*sigh

Elsie’s Quilt, 12×12 encaustic collage Elsie’s Quilt was completed about a month ago. I deconstructed a very old quilt block and embedded the pieces in encaustic medium. On top is a vintage embroidery transfer that I burnished onto the piece. The first layer after the board was primed is 70 year old handwritten notes on

Home again from Artfest 2011

I have not returned home from an Artfest so refreshed and inspired. I attribute it to my awesome traveling companion, staying off campus, and the great energy that came from the classes I took. Day 1:  Soldered Mosaic Lavalliere by Kecia Deveney We made the coolest pendants from old plates. This marked my first use

And the winner is….

In celebration of opening up my new Etsy shop, I held a drawing for the Who’s Your Sister Soldered Pendant with Marble Charm. Today my trusty studio assistant drew the name out of his hat. And the winner is…Dena. I will be mailing Dena a lovely little package tomorrow. And thanks to all of you

Symbols Shaping Space done!

Artfest was over 2 months ago. I am still finishing up details and adding thoughts to my Artfest journal. Yesterday I was thrilled to have completed the mobile from Katie Kendrick‘s class: Symbols Shaping Space This was my absolute favorite class. Katie is an intuitive artist, so as she taught, she drew out creativity in