BIAA – My First Speaking Engagement

Read all about Shawna’s first speaking engagement at the Brain Injury of America’s 2018 Maine State Conference. Lots of lessons learned! Read More

Ceramic Cold Finish – Pan Pastel

      First – what IS cold finish as it relates to ceramics?  A cold finish is anything that is NOT glaze/underglaze. Only to be used for sculptural items – yes, jewelry can fall under this category.  It is relegated for sculptural items ONLY because it is NOT food safe.      Cold Finish Medium Read More

Fireworks as an Emotional Trigger

Fireworks can be an interesting topic in the Veteran community. Some really love them and some really hate them. I share my experience and my views in today’s post. Read More

Veterans in Craft Week at Haystack

Veterans in Craft Week was the result of a partnership between the Haystack Mountain School of Craft in Deer Isle, Maine, and Frontline Arts based out of New Jersey. It was a week long workshop/retreat for 40+ Veteran artists from across the US. This is just my perspective on this amazing perspective. Read More