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Enamelists

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Weight Watchers - my list of low point foods and recipes

Bead Embroidery and Sculptural Work - non-jewelry

Books

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Classes

Children - Poems and thoughts for Parents

Electronics

Fine Art and Fine Craft

Suppliers & Resources - Enameling, Jewelry and Beading

Poems of my daughter, Judith R.C. Lanza

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Books

In Association with Amazon.comJust browse for your own:
Enameling The Art of Fine Enameling by Karen L. Cohen. Beginner/Intermediate book with 21 easy to follow projects and a coffee table book with over 170 finished pieces by 71 contemporary enamelists. Buy at Amazon.com at a discount or from me (the author) at full retail, but signed. Can also be purchased at most enamel and jewelry suppliers.
The Art of Enameling: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration by Linda Darty
Contemporary Enameling: Art and Techniques by Lilyan Bachrach
Dictionary of Enamelling by Erika Speel
Beginner's Guide to Enamelling by Dorothy Cockrel
First Steps in Enameling by Jinks McGrath
Beading Beaded Embellishment: Techniques & Designs for Embroidering on Cloth by Amy C. Clarke and Robin Atkins - this book has been a great inspiration to me - I recommend it to anyone interested in bead embroidery.

Robin has other books, too, that are just as wonderful:
One Bead at a Time: Exploring creativity with bead embroidery It can be purchased on her website. Along with her other great books.

Creative Cloth Doll Beading: Designing and Embellishing with Beads by Patti Medaris Culea with A. Hesse and L. J. McCabe.
Bead Creative Like Crazy: by Nancy Eha, a wonderful book for bead embroiderers as it gives some great new constructs for your designs.
The Beader's Guide to Color by Margie Deeb
Embeadery by Margaret Ball
500 Beaded Objects: New Dimensions in Contemporary Beadwork (Lark Jewelry Book)
I just got into crazy quilting. Here is the book I recommend: Crazy Quilting - The Complete Guide
Other Embroidery Silk Ribbon Embroidery Bible: The Essential Illustrated Reference to Designs and Techniques by Joan Gordon
Jewelry Making
Classical Loop-in-Loop Chains by Jean Stark
Jewelry: Fundamentals of Metalsmithing by Tim McCreight
Professional Goldsmithing : A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Jewelry Techniques by Alan Revere
"Cloisonné Enameling and Jewelry Making" by Felicia Liban and Louise Mitchell
Design Books A Treasury of Design for Artists and Craftsmen by Gregory Mirow
1000 Motifs for Crafters- Designs for Glass Painting, Stenciling, Mosaics, Dcoupage, Stamping & Counted Thread Work  
Ready-to-Use Oriental Designs - this is a series, check them all out
Background Patterns, Textures and Tints by Clarence Pearson Hornung - great for Basse Taille patterns
The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards

New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Workbook: Guided Practice in the Five Basic Skills of Drawing by Betty Edwards

Art Deco Cut and Use Stencils by Theodore Menten
Chinese Folk Designs : A Collection of 300 Cut-Paper Designs by W. Hawley - great oriental designs
Japanese Emblems and Designs
Misc.
Ten 10-Minute Plays by Jeanette, D. Farr, Brian Rochlin and others

Artist Trading Card Workshop: Create, Collect, Swap Graphic Arts Books) by Bernie Berlin. I started making beaded ATCs and then found this book!

Fast Itch Relief - Try this cream - Auntie-Itch - works fast, is nonirritating and works really well.
Aluminous Publishing - Crafting Aluminum Art Ebooks with over 100 aluminum crafts projects full-size patterns, pictures and instructions for wreaths, baskets, Christmas ornaments and more. Download, recycle and create.
Commercial Photoshop by Bert Monroy - Photoshop self-help book

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  1. Your site has a navigation button to your link directory from your home page
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  1. Put this link on your site (under a category of Enamels or Artwork or Jewelry or Designer Jewelry or Art Jewelryor Studio Buttons):
    Title: Cloisonne Enamelist, Jewelry Designer, Beader, Studio Button maker and Author - Karen L. Cohen
    Description:
    One-of-a-kind Cloisonne enameled and beaded objet d'art including jewelry, wall pieces, studio buttons, dolls, flatware and more. Karen has written a book, The Art of Fine Enameling, see more about it on her website. Custom orders accepted.
    Url: http://www.kcEnamels.com

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    <a href="http://www.kcEnamels.com"><b>Cloisonne Enamelist, Jewelry Designer, Beader, Studio Button maker and Author - Karen L. Cohen</b></a> -
    One-of-a-kind Cloisonne enameled and beaded objet d'art including jewelry, wall pieces, studio buttons, dolls, flatware and more. Karen has written a book, The Art of Fine Enameling, see more about it on her website. Custom orders accepted.
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  3. www.kcEnamels.com
  4. Email me with your info and what page my link is on.