A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 307,581
Currently Running With Scissors:
597 Guests and 17 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 [2] 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: New 2011 Luxury and Steampunk Lines  (Read 5593 times)
Tags for this thread: steampunk , ring , pendant  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
when_im_sixty4
Perpetually awkward
Offline Offline

Posts: 936
Joined: 16-Dec-2006

Craft Big, Dream Bigger!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2011 10:30:57 AM »

These are Absolutely Stunning!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"[crafting] fills my days,
not to mention the living room, bedroom, and closets."
amor_fati
Crafty Nerd for the masses
Offline Offline

Posts: 599
Joined: 20-Jun-2007

tasherajean.etsy.com


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2011 01:14:10 PM »

Thanks everyone for taking the time to respond!
I don't know what 'wisted' is but it must be good, right?! Smiley
As for where I get my inspiration, I really don't know.  I see random pieces, even objects that aren't necessarily jewelry elements, and I just get this image in my head of how I want them to look.  Usually it works out just as I wanted, but sometimes it doesn't and my design gets adjusted by going through my gigantic jewelry stash and seeing what fits best Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

www.tasherajean.etsy.com


tasherajean.etsy.com
Antidigger
« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2011 02:20:53 PM »

The photographs are suberb, black clearly works very well for your pieces.
Your pieces look very professional and the gems are certainly make them stand out from the crowd.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
Knotmad
« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2011 02:35:57 PM »

Black background is great! What equipment did you use?

One comment: Some of the pics crop off bits of your work (like the bottom of one earring) and also the chains that go with each pendant. If I were interested in purchasing, I would want to know what the entire necklace/bracelet looked like, how long it was, etc. Especially because some of them look like they have some rockin' asymmetrical beadwork and double chains, etc. Mixing in some wider frames with your macro pics would be helpful.

THIS ROCKS   Logged
amor_fati
Crafty Nerd for the masses
Offline Offline

Posts: 599
Joined: 20-Jun-2007

tasherajean.etsy.com


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #14 on: February 23, 2011 02:56:49 PM »

Black background is great! What equipment did you use?

One comment: Some of the pics crop off bits of your work (like the bottom of one earring) and also the chains that go with each pendant. If I were interested in purchasing, I would want to know what the entire necklace/bracelet looked like, how long it was, etc. Especially because some of them look like they have some rockin' asymmetrical beadwork and double chains, etc. Mixing in some wider frames with your macro pics would be helpful.



Hello,
I used a black poster board with foam core, (which was about 4.00) and my cannon powershot a2000is (which was around 250.00) and natural light- I only photograph when it's cloudy and overcast as it is easier for me Smiley
I actually have 5 pictures of each item I make.  Each has a different angle, full view, etc.  I just figured you all wouldn't want to see a million pictures!  Smiley
Oh, and a lot of my pieces have asymmetrical chains, double chains, etc.  The other pictures show them in much greater detail!
I have tried to use a neckbust to photograph on since I have no actual models, but haven't had much luck.  I'm still looking for alternatives.

Edit: Oh and I also use Gimp and a  Bamboo to edit the photos Cheesy
« Last Edit: February 23, 2011 02:58:14 PM by amor_fati » THIS ROCKS   Logged

www.tasherajean.etsy.com


tasherajean.etsy.com
spinelli320
Lurky McLurkerson
Offline Offline

Posts: 75
Joined: 21-May-2006

Go go... not cry cry.


View Profile
« Reply #15 on: February 23, 2011 07:35:43 PM »

Just purchased two of your ephemera pieces.  So looking forward to receiving them! 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

The world is divided into two kinds of people:  those who have tattoos, and those who are afraid of people with tattoos.  ~Author Unknown
amor_fati
Crafty Nerd for the masses
Offline Offline

Posts: 599
Joined: 20-Jun-2007

tasherajean.etsy.com


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #16 on: February 23, 2011 07:53:03 PM »

Yay!  I am so glad you like them   Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

www.tasherajean.etsy.com


tasherajean.etsy.com
Jeangles214
« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2011 04:34:48 PM »

Hi! I'm new here but you're steampunk jewelry stopped me in my tracks and I just had to post! Definitely the black background is the way to go! They look wonderful! You have a real talent for pulling together mis-matched things and making a cohesive piece out of it! Keep it up!  Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged
amor_fati
Crafty Nerd for the masses
Offline Offline

Posts: 599
Joined: 20-Jun-2007

tasherajean.etsy.com


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2011 05:52:09 PM »

Awe, well thank you so much Jeangles214
*blush*
I scored a jar of cuff-links today that I am super excited to craft with!! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

www.tasherajean.etsy.com


tasherajean.etsy.com
Tabikat89
Offline Offline

Posts: 144
Joined: 10-Aug-2009

"Oh you can't be that" said the cat...


View Profile WWW
« Reply #19 on: February 25, 2011 03:12:57 AM »

These pieces are so beautiful!!

and the black background is defo a yes !!

 Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Machine a coudre de Merdeuh !!
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 [2] 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Tea Wallet
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Personalized Pet Collar
Wild Animals on Your Tree

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.