In the Studio

New Year and, New Designs and New Lessons

Posted by Darci Shea Bogdan on

I am excited for what 2022 will bring this year. Show Season is just opening up and the ideas are circling around in the old brain bucket. I have started to incorporate gold in almost all of my pieces. A year ago, I would have been scared to take that leap. Using gold not only enhances the look and quality of the enamel but also increases the value of the finished pieces. I also have been valuing my time more as a businesswoman. Owning and running my own business as a sole proprietor has taught me a valuable lesson on...

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Pushing the Envelope

Posted by Darci Shea Bogdan on

This year has been an amazing journey. With the world opening up after a challenging year and shows being rescheduled I was able to fully commit to my work and how I wanted to showcase it. As a professional artist I struggle with constantly trying to make what I think will sell vs what I want to make and it has been a slow realization that they are one and the same. Realizing this while also exploring the potential of the medium I have been making pieces that I have only ever dreamt of. My plan is to hunker down...

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Making the most of 2020

Posted by Darci Shea Bogdan on

Through the ups and downs of 2020 Darci Shea Studios is still going strong. Through a pandemic, studio closure, community fires, canceled shows and shelter in place and overall uncertainty I have made the most of this year. Here is to goodbye 2020 and hello 2021.

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