Friday, October 15, 2010

Handmade Division super cool topic o' the month extravaganza!

Well so you know, this month's topic is...
How did I get where I am now?

Not really but here is a quick rundown...
I wanted to go to an art college and I don't really know why exactly I picked metals. I messed around with making my own necklaces and stuff before then, I had dabbled in several mediums at that time.. somehow metals just stuck.
So I went to Tyler School of Art(Temple) and dropped out after my junior year. I liked studio classes but hated academics so much that I left and went to work on a computer career(8 month course). It wasn't necessarily a bad choice. I mean I got a house out of it...

After about 12 years of off and on bench work(more off than on) I finally decided to get my art career started heh heh.
So here I am 2 years later doing it full time. I learned the basics in school and from there on out I am self taught.

And thats that!

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Mary Spencer-

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  1. I'm glad you're able to do it full time now. Good for you :)

  2. Great post! I enjoy learning about your journey.

  3. That's inspiring! Congrats to making it a full time career. That's also my dream to be able to support myself with my art.

  4. Bettie Page likes herks! Great post, Bill.