imago corvi

adventures in enamelling, stories, music and travel

Enamelling Classes

  The Devil’s Workshop, Toronto ON 25 years ago I started on my own personal odyssey with enamel. At that time, unless I joined a full time jewelry course (of which enameling … Continue reading

August 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Festival Fever

Well – I am back from Old Songs. I had an amazing time. Caught up with old friends – and made some new. Heard some amazing sea chanties at the … Continue reading

June 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Camp Wyoka

A few weeks ago I got an e-mail (as I often do these days) with questions about enamelling supplies. The call was from Camp Wyoka, which is a Girl Guide … Continue reading

June 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

Guilloché

Guilloché  is a term for a pattern that has been applied by a hand turned engraving machine, such as a rose engine. These machines are quite rare now – but the … Continue reading

May 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Tree Forge

I have been finding that videos are a great way of letting people in to the process of making an enamel. Even after describing the progression people are often quite … Continue reading

April 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Etch Batch

I have written about production work before – but I find that stills often don’ t do justice to the labour and care involved – so I decided to make … Continue reading

March 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Production Work

Some days there’s just production work to be done. As a working craftsperson – not every day is spend designing and making barnd new things! The times when I have … Continue reading

February 2, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Year in Review

Well here we are in 2011. Already a whole decade of the new century has passed. It’s going so fast that I can barely keep up. When I look back … Continue reading

January 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Workspace

Work space is very personal to individual artists. I have always gone for a simple and functional space – not really caring what it looks like, since when I am … Continue reading

August 19, 2010 · 2 Comments

Bear

The bear is particularly connected with hero figures. In Norse mythology he is Bjorn, a prince who was turned into a bear, but retained his human form at night. For … Continue reading

July 19, 2006 · Leave a comment

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