So You Want To Be A Jewelry Designer… Getting Started / Cultivating Your Practice

Warren Feld
29 min readApr 20, 2020

GETTING STARTED:
CULTIVATING YOUR PRACTICE

Abstract:
What you do as an artist and designer may involve several different kinds of tasks. Your Practice, and how you define and live it depends on gaining some clarity in terms of (1) Having a definition of what success as a designer means to you, (2) Developing a production (and marketing) routine, (3) Creating a consistent and coherent body of work, (4) Being very organized, (5) If selling or exhibiting, taking a multi-venue approach, (6) Developing a Criticality

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Warren Feld

Beading and jewelry making have been wonderful adventures, from custom work, production work, and teaching. *Design is about the ability to make smart choices.