Happy fall ! The summer seems to have left without saying goodbye. After so much sunshine, I'm always happy for the rain, but today I find myself wishing for one last blue sky. This has been a busy summer with many changes and some exciting projects coming through the shop. A new schedule of engine turning [...]
✨Hey all! I'm excited to share my upcoming summer class schedule and a little contest that I've launched✨ Please join me for some fun classes this summer and fall at Memoria Technica. I'm offering beginner's and intermediate engine turning, as well as a specialty engine turning class with visiting tutor Phillip Peck! Check out the [...]
Read class descriptions and register here If you've wanted to come learn engine turning (guilloché) work, now is the time! With both Beginner's and Intermediate classes you can immerse yourself across two sessions to make a watch dial, pen, pencil, rings and more or just dive into the history, technique and pattern development. [...]
papier-mâché bulldog barking pull-toy from the late 19th c. … with an unintended pulled apart head. The dog was not intended to look so scary and actually probably made the pride and joy of a small kid – which cracked us up every time we looked at it, I mean how scary would it be to cuddle now ? It would have taken a very brave kid to handle this dog, or a nice fixing, for which we would need all the bravery we could ask the conservators’ gods for.
Hello dear readers! I've had some great projects come in and out of the shop recently, so I thought I'd share with you one of my favorites. Below is a beautiful clown magician by Gustav Vichy recently completed here at Memoria Technica. Made to pay homage to magicians past and enchant viewers, the clown uses [...]