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Visiting Japanese teacher workshop, Netherlands.

Report by Henriette Van Battum The weekend of the 7th and 8th of November was entirely characterized by Japan and Art Clay Silver. We welcomed the Japanese guest instructor Kae Isono in the Netherlands, accompanied by Daisuku Minagawa from Aida Chemicals Japan. Ms. Kae Isono is a graduate of the Metal working course of Crafts…
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Joy Funnell: Precious

I was absolutely delighted that my necklace 'Precious' won the Grand Prix Award in the Silver Accessories Contest 2015 in Japan!!! I feel very honoured and proud, and it is certainly a great confidence boost! The full title of my award is Award of Minister's encouragement at the Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science…
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Silver Accessory Contest Grand Prix prize winner by Joy Funnell

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2015 Silver Accessory Contest Grand Prix prize winner by Joy Funnell

I am totally delighted and excited to be awarded this prize. It is a very great honour and I would like to thank the judges and everyone involved with this wonderful competition. Art Clay has truly changed my life since I first encountered it ten years ago. I feel I am on a creative journey and this is definitely the highlight of my journey so far.

- Joy Funnell

 

Results of Silver Accessory Contest 2015 are now online!

Dear readers, The Art Clay official website has just published the results of  the Silver Accessory Contest 2015 with the award winner’s names and photos. I am happy to report another strong showing from our Art Clay World Europe artists! The Grand Prix Award (Award of Minister's encouragement at the Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science…
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Riveting Swirls- blog post by Joy Funnell, UK.

Taken from Joy Funnell's blog here This challenge piece was made on a workshop I attended recently, Art Clay & Glass Cold Connection by Riveting taught by Erna Piechna-Sowersby. It was at Creative Glass in Rochester, UK. Erna had brought some beautiful sample pieces to get us inspired to start with. During the workshop she…
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Art Clay instructors day in the Netherlands

Every year Craftlines organizes an instructors day for gathering with our network to come together, discuss all issues and talk face to face. This year we will return to Breda in the Netherlands on the 31st of May. Peter Venema and Shirley Wouters will be present that day to talk to everybody . Each instructor…
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