Amanda Jolley

Reflection on pattern and abstraction of the subconscious

Tag: patina

Preparing to birth anew

Outwardly, I’ve had a great start to 2012. Last month, I taught another fun soldering class and have an art journaling class coming up. I’ve been reading awesome books and soldering adorable earrings. The charms are all packaged and ready to mail for the Artfest charm swap. I have a list of projects and events

Messages from my subconscious

AEDM Day 9 Last night as my mind floated between awareness and sleep, my imagination was stirred with thoughts of soldered creations. This morning I awoke with it fresh on my mind. That’s an indicator, time to take a short break from wax to play with my soldering iron. I do believe I’ll be dusting

Hungry for more soldering

Another class conquered “Intro to Soldering: Making Jewelry”. What a blast! Soldering is so fascinating. The way it moves and flows, solder really has a life of its own. Occasionally coaxing it with kind words can persuade, but really, solder flows best when the hand and mind are relaxed. I love teaching classes because I