Workshop News

Melissa is teaching a workshop at Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh in March.

Yes, I’m still teaching a workshop in March at Society for Contemporary Craft. And to publicise the fact, I’m now featured working in my studio on the cover of the Winter/Spring classes catalog.

“Working” – with huge air quotes – is a more correct term. I was painting enamel onto steel on a Saturday afternoon without actually having turned the kiln on, just so Turbo could take a photo of me looking busy. I know, I know, I shouldn’t destroy the magic…

But since I’ve started, I’ll also add that I don’t usually have so much, if any, of my finished work surrounding me on the bench. When I’m at that desk it’s mostly enamels, brushes and half-enamelled pieces on trivets. Except that right now on that desk is a bunch of stuff including a small set of drawers, keeping dry away from the damp floor.

Did I mention it snowed yesterday? Frozen water isn’t a problem. Until it thaws…