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Melanie Lynn DesignMelanie Lynn Design http://melanielynndesign.com/blog Out of my Mind; Onto your Screen Sat, 08 Aug 2015 16:30:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.5.1 MelanieLynnDesign on Instagram! http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=151 http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=151#comments Sat, 08 Aug 2015 16:30:24 +0000 Melanie http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=151
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more more more http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=143 http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=143#comments Thu, 16 Aug 2012 01:11:44 +0000 Melanie http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=143 100_8871 100_8872 100_8874 100_8875 100_8876 ]]> http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?feed=rss2&p=143 0 And another one :) http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=135 http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=135#comments Sat, 11 Aug 2012 00:03:50 +0000 Melanie http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=135 This one’s my favorite so far what do you think? :) 100_8861 (2) 100_8862 (2) 100_8865 (2) 100_8869 (2)

 

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Self portraits http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=131 http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=131#comments Thu, 09 Aug 2012 02:11:39 +0000 Melanie http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=131 A long time ago someone told me jewelry works should start as guache renderings.

That’s not my creative process. In fact, 9 times out of ten if an assignment had to be handed in with drawings or renderings, I made the object first and then drew it after the fact.

This is my creative process:

“Self Portrait: The artist models her jewelry while ripping her hair out.”

Mhm!

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From all Angles http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=121 http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=121#comments Wed, 08 Aug 2012 00:40:18 +0000 Melanie http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=121 When I was in school I was thoroughly fed up with this idea that jewelry had to mean something. I always said ” why can’t things just be pretty?”. Apparently even when I try to rebel I get pulled back in.

This piece came about after a lot of reflection on things coming full circle, and having to review all situations from all angles. The human body is “in the round” and is not meant to be viewed only from one angle.

Once in a while you need to face things- people – situations etc face on and give them a full frontal view, but there’s no reason not to give them something interesting to reflect on as you’re walking away.

 

[or maybe I'm full of it and own something backless I plan to wear this with....one can never be certain darling.]

aluminum and silver plating. Neckpiece aluminum and silver plating. Neckpiece front view 2 aluminum and silver plating. Neckpiece aluminum and silver plating. Neckpiece aluminum and silver plating. Neckpiece aluminum and silver plating. Neckpiece

 

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New material!!! http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=114 http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=114#comments Tue, 07 Aug 2012 01:01:29 +0000 Melanie http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=114 Oh my god can I ever not wait to dive face first into working with this! So gorgeous! Now I just need to find out if I can heat form it and maintain the shine….

:)
http://blog.ponoko.com/2012/08/06/new-material-bronze-acrylic-mirror/

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A warning to all creative types http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=112 http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=112#comments Sat, 04 Aug 2012 11:34:02 +0000 Melanie http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=112 I read this this morning, pretty eye-opening and upsetting. Plus I was a very big fan of their line prior to this.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/02/fashion/taking-a-hard-spill-in-designer-shoes.html?smid=pl-share

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Daily dose of awesome http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=105 http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=105#comments Wed, 01 Aug 2012 17:01:31 +0000 Melanie http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=105 I love shoes, I love technology and I love 3D printers in general…so this is just awesome on all counts!

http://digitaldesigntherapy.com/2011/02/15/protoyping-the-3d-printed-shoe/

Photo credit to: http://digitaldesigntherapy.com/2011/02/15/protoyping-the-3d-printed-shoe/

Photo credit to: http://digitaldesigntherapy.com/2011/02/15/protoyping-the-3d-printed-shoe/

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Back to creation http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=100 http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=100#comments Tue, 31 Jul 2012 12:45:58 +0000 Melanie http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=100 After a bit of a hiatus I started putting together a new series, this one to be made mostly in sterling silver, with the occasional gemstones, gold plating and possibly some enamels if I can get back into it. I’ve started working full time in CAD again and am excited to show you two of the latest pieces. Stay tuned for more, this years goal is to get better at this blogging thing ;-)

A wide sterling silver cuff

A wide sterling silver cuff

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Cupcakes and Inner Thoughts http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=91 http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=91#comments Sun, 31 Jul 2011 13:30:30 +0000 Melanie http://melanielynndesign.com/blog/?p=91 Hello!

So two new great exciting items have been added to the shop! As a way to kick off all this new work I’ve been posting I’m offering a special coupon code going on right now exclusive to people who see this blog :)

Go to http://www.etsy.com/shop/Melanielynndesign select your favorite items, and add coupon code JULY20 at checkout to get 20 Percent off your entire purchase!!

And now…the new work!

Cupcake earrings are finally available, for now in bamboo. Acrylic with crystal sprinkles will be available soon so keep watching!

Delightfully adorable!

Delightfully adorable

And a little bit of humor to get through the day…Internal Dialogue Earrings

::Mutter mutter::

::Mutter mutter::

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