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ScrollSaw Information and Resources #45: Decisions - Decisions

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Blog entry by jerrells posted 01-30-2013 01:03 AM 893 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 44: I Love Detailed Fretwork - BUT !! Part 45 of ScrollSaw Information and Resources series Part 46: Decision Going Forward »

I have written, several times, about what to do next with my scrollsaw work. I have considered lots of things, toys, 3-D objects, jewelry and others. Well, for the most part, I have made a decision.

The work I like best is detailed fretwork. The more detailed the better. So I have decided this will be the main focus of what I do. Why would one try yo do things that is just not part of what they wish to do. I have the choice. I am not really in this for money. Yes, if I make enough to buy some more scrollsaw baldes and a piece of wood, that will be fine, The real enjoyment I get is seeing the face of those who purchase, or recieve my work. I think that is the true test of a artist, if that is what I am.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.



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stefang

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#1 posted 01-30-2013 11:13 AM

I always say follow your heart not your head where hobbies are involved.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 01-30-2013 01:18 PM

I think it is good to try different things and do what you like best, Jerrell. I always find that following my heart is the best way to go. That is part of why I like what I do so much. Keep having fun!

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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