Wordy Wednesdays


On Wednesdays, we look at designer statements or About pages and discuss the vocabulary they use to describe their work. Today we’ll look at the Etsy About page of Alicia Molin, a jewelry designer that specializes in raw stone jewelry. Here is the text from her About page, in italics. Art + Science = <3 … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll discuss Rivka Enolsky, a Ukranian jewelry designer. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the answers on Facebook during Friday Live!  At Artglish, we help artists and designers learn to give … Continue reading Video Mondays

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll critique the work of jewelry designerRobyn Cornelius. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the answers on Facebook during Friday Live! At Artglish, we help artists and designers learn to give … Continue reading Video Mondays

Let’s Talk Tuesdays


On Tuesdays, we watch talks or interviews with artists and designers and discuss how to present our work clearly and with confidence. This week we’ll hear from jewelry designer Arielle Borcik. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the designer speak clearly and with confidence? Does she use gestures and intonation to emphasize … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art and design and study the language used to describe it.  This week’s article is about the work of Derek Katzenback, a jeweler and gem cutter who won AGTA Spectrum Awards two years in a row. Here are the first five paragraphs from GIA (Gemology Institute of … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Wordy Wednesdays


On Wednesdays, we look at artist statements and discuss the best vocabulary to describe an artwork. Today’s piece is called Two-Tone Nebula with Diamonds Ring by Martha Seely Design.     This is the artist statement from the Jewelers of America website: The Martha Seely jewelry collection is designed with the distinct sensibility of Scandinavia – with … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays