Techno-geek excitement, two…

Another shipment of 3-D prototypes arrived from Shapeways yesterday. This time I sent “Funky Shapes Pattern” to the printer: I designated two sizes to be printed, 3.5″ x 3.5″ and 2″ x 2″. I was thinking the larger might be a nice size for drink coasters. And, I ordered them in several different colors of …

This techno-geek is excited today…

Those of you who know me, know that I can get very excited about new technology—particularly if I can imagine how it might be used to make my art. A few weeks ago, I posted a link on my Anita Mills Design Facebook page for a company named Shapeways that does 3-D printing of designs …

New from my workbench, earrings…

Last time, I put forth a few samples of new brooches and necklaces. The past few days, I’ve been in “earring mode.” For me, making earrings is kind of like meditating. My joy in making them is in choosing interesting combinations from among the thousands of options that my materials present. I get into a …

New from my workbench…

“New from the workbench” actually means “new since November 2013.” These jewelry pieces date from before my TKR (total knee replacement in mid-January) and very recently… the last 10 days!  Yes, that’s why you haven’t heard much from me lately. I’ve been spending a great deal of time just icing my knee and bending it. …