Pamela Klein

Six Steps to Tackling Unfinished Projects

Embracing My Inner Tortoise

Unfinished Tree of Life

Unfinished pendant that needs a lot of work!

I just finished a pendant that I started six months ago. It’s not that I worked on it for six months, I probably worked on it for three hours. But, for several reasons, I just stopped in the midst of working on it. It got me thinking about why we leave things undone, what makes us pick them up again, and all the emotions we experience just because of that unfinished project. Read more

Obligation or Opportunity?

A routine chore becomes the seed of artistic inspiration.

I am new to spending a lot of time in my studio. I am more accustomed to the daily 9 to 5 routine with some studio time peppered in where I can fit it. I am trying, with this “new endeavor” (see my previous post), to spend the bulk of my working hours in the studio, building up inventory for upcoming shows and for a good selection to offer the public. With this change in creative time spent and the demand of work to be produced, I’m discovering a new respect for an artist’s relationship to her muse. I’m talking about artistic inspiration. Read more

The Path Towards New Endeavors

Taking the proverbial leap

Some of you reading this may already know me and, for some, this is our first introduction. Either way, I am enjoying the opportunity to connect with people through this journal – to share my thoughts and experiences, my artistic struggles and breakthroughs – hopefully developing a community of like-minded jewelry enthusiasts that can share ideas, woes, techniques and laughs! Read more