The weather today was a lot cooler and towards evening windy, but still the sun came and was pleasant. I had a class today with Sally Jean the Solder Queen! She’s not only a wonderful teacher, stays on task, is clear with her directions, explains things well, keeps things moving along, but she is also a sweetie! I’ve soldered before and sometimes I have good results and other times not so good, so I was really hoping to pick up some tricks and tips which I am thrilled to day I did! We learned how to make some fun charms with buttons, stones and baubles sandwiched in-between glass as well as how to solder back to back flat glass pebbles and even how to solder a round ceramic marbles with small stripes. I was finally “getting my groove on” as sally Jean likes to say when it was time to clean up, the day flew by!
Everyone here is so friendly, I haven’t met a stranger yet! It seems much more relaxed and laid back here then at Art & Soul Portland. I think because we all eat together and not as many are going off in all different directions. I’ve meet some of the nicest people some new some I’ve only known online, but I was finally able to put a face with the name J
I’m sitting in the social hall with the big fireplace going people playing ping pong, pool and every so often someone comes along and sits down to play their beautiful oak grand piano. This is where the wireless is so there’s lots of tapping of keyboards as well LOL
I’ll post a picture of a few of my goodies I made today....just don’t look too closely at the soldering I hadn’t quite gotten my groove on yet LOL