In our online retail store, entitled "Aberose Creations", we feature jewelry-making kits and tools plus offer Dichroic Art Glass instructions to help you create your very own handcrafted, one-of-a-kind, jewelry art creations.
Our present goal is to share what we've learned with you.Rose Marie's EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL TRAININGM.A. & B.A. DEGREES, Mills College, Holy Names University, and California College of Arts in Oakland, CA:
~ Dual Majors: Fine Art and Humanistic Studies
~ Concentrations: Fine Art Photography and Jewelry.
Art courses and workshops taken include: Art History and Humanistic/Cultural Studies from ancient to contemporary times, color, drawing, two and three dimensional design, etching, printmaking, stained glass, fine art photography, Web site authoring and the additional jewelry-making and photography workshops below.wwwPMCConnection and wwwPMCGuild.com
I and II Instructor/Designer/ArtisanCALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF ARTS, Oakland, CA - Metalsmithing Jewelry Classes and Workshops:
~ Beginng Metalsmithing,
~ Inlay/Cloisonne' Encrustation,
~ Jewelry Design,
~ Rock Stars Workshop, Canadian Artist Donald Stuart
~ Trompe L'Oeil Surfaces (Lapidary and metal-smithing),
~ Two Ring Workshops plusFine Art Photography Classes and Workshops taken include both:
~ Black & White Darkroom Photography and
~ Color Photography
Taught by two of Ansel Adams' students: Chris Johnson and Wanda Hammerbeck.
(21 total college units in photography).Other Workshops:
~ Dichroic Glass Fusing with Carol and Monty, Oakland BABE Bay Area Bead Extravaganza, CA Conference;
~ Dichroic-coated Glass Fusing Jewelry, Eugene Oregon Glass School;
~ Dichroic-coated Glass Fusing Jewelry with Mary Elin D'Agostino, El Cerrito, CA; and
~ Advanced Glass Fusing and Glass Slumping workshops with Marge Bougas, Cobb Mountain, CA. Plus
~ Sculpted Wire videos by Master Wire-wrapper Preston Reuther.
Video workshops by Linda Bernstein.
~ Hattie Sanderson's Contemporary Metal Clay
DVD Workshops (8 Hours).
~ Four-month series of PMC Textural Workshops (April through July 2005) with renown Instructor/Artist/Inventor Hadar Jacobson, Berkeley, CA.PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS - Member of:PMC Guild
SFBA Silver Clay Group. The Society of North American Gold (and Silver) Smiths (SNAG)
- the organization for jewelers, designers and metalsmiths. SNAG publishes the award-winning Metalsmith
magazine--the only magazine in America dedicated to the metal arts.
FAVORITE JEWELRY ART PROFESSIONAL SUBSCRIPTIONS:
Art Jewelry Magazine
Colored Stones Magazine
Lapidary Journal now called Jewelry Art Magazine
Studio PMC Magazine