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Monday, July 20, 2009

Recycle and art

There is much to be done with recycled materials in the art field. Try adapting some recycled materials in your art or jewelry. It is fun and great for the environment. It is also good for your own pocketbook. Here is another article by C.S. Alexis from Adrift Art Studio on recycled materials and creativity. Take a look, it might give you some brain storming ideas.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Link Correction

This is to update the proper address Link for the September Collectibles store located at the Art Garage Sale. I had linked to the home page instead of the store. Here is the proper link for September Collectibles on Art Garage Sale.

Doing Dirty Driftwood

Over the years C.S. Alexis made various approaches to cleaning up the driftwood she uses in her pyrographic art. The wood is almost guaranteed to be dirty. Sometimes it will be host to various insects and other unwanted creepy, crusty things. Time and testing moved her to a point where she has certain actions she takes as soon as the driftwood makes it's way back to Adrift Art Studio.

This article shares how to clean the driftwood up, dry it out and make it ready to turn in to a nice work of art. Read it on with artist C.S. Alexis.

Monday, July 13, 2009

A closer look at jewelry making

Reading up on materials to make your handcrafted jewelry will help better prepare you for shopping for the perfect elements. This article by C.S. Alexis is a good read for anyone interested in making their own jewelry. You will find information about how beads are made and how they are sized as well as kinds of material beads are made of. C.S. also shares some history on beads throughout civilization. Read it now.


Wood burning is a very old art form C.S. Alexis has been working with this for many years and hopes to encourage others to also get involved in the craft. It is fun, different and can be adapted to many creative projects. You can get started with this craft for a minimal investment of time and money. C.S.has put together a hub to help you get started. Read this article.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Exploring Mixed Media Artwork

C.S. Alexis published a popular article on that delves in to creating artworks using driftwood, pyrographics and acrylic paints. This is one of several pyrographic, mixed media articles. See how this artist creates one of a kind fish from driftwood. It will stimulate your creative energy.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Read About Super Pendants

This article written by artist, C.S. Alexis and published on will cause inspiration and make you want to spend an entire weekend handcrafting jewelry. There are some really wonderful findings on the market if you know just where to look. These pendants from are exceptional.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Want to handcraft your own jewelry?

C.S Alexis has published an article to help people get started in handcrafting jewelry. It is fun, it is creative and to help get you started, read this article on by C.S. Alexis. It is sure to help you figure out where to start.

Saturday, July 4, 2009

My Good Friend SweetiePie Writes "How To"

There is a very interesting woman on HubPages who writes some very good directions for handcrafting jewelry. Her latest hub features how to make a necklace out of a flower button. I would encourage you to read her hub and then you will be able to make a necklace too.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Handcrafting a garden sign

This crafty project is a lot of fun and a great way to express personal feelings in your garden and yard. Hnadcrafting a sign is not too hard and it is something you can do in just a couple hours. C.S. Alexis has published very detailed directions on HubPages, How To Make A Garden Sign. They are easy to follow and can be adapted to suit your own design.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Just Opened New Store

This is a new phase for Adrift Art Studio, C. S. Alexis and company. We have opened a new store on ebay that will be handling all the works from Adrift Art Studio and Handcrafted Jewelry USA. We are very excited to bring you this exclusive invitation to join us for your shopping pleasure. Please visit our store and tell us what you think.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Want to learn more about jewelry making?

C.S. Alexis is a writer as well as an artist. She shares some knowledge on handcrafting jewelry in this article about stringing materials. Want to learn more about jewelry making? Read it now.