All posts tagged: Leslie Tharp

Traditional Blacksmithing with Juan Holbrook

This summer has been full of learning! Because the shop hasn’t been packed full of giant projects I’ve been able to dabble in new techniques and teach lots of  workshops to others, but I’ve also had the opportunity to learn from a fellow smith who’s […]

Special Workshop Offers

From July 7th – 20th enjoy some special savings!   Sign up for a blacksmithing workshop with a friend for only $45 each! OR Attend an aluminum etching workshop this Saturday at Bead All About It and receive $5 off your $48 registration! email LeslieTharpDesigns@gmail.com […]

Suggest Lift’s Next Location

Lift has been on exhibition in Scottsdale, Arizona for nearly 5 months and it feels like no time at all!   The exhibition wraps up in early August and Lift will be relocated to a new city, so be sure to drop by and visit […]

Make your own Etched Aluminum Jewelry!

Now introducing…… Etched Jewelry Workshops! Make your own aluminum pendant and earring set using this unique etching process! These fun jewelry making workshops will be held at Bead All About It located in the Thornbrook Village and taught by Leslie Tharp. Workshops last approximately 2 […]

Father’s Day Specials

Say Happy Father’s Day with hand-forged gifts! Check out my hand forged selection of accessories and home decor on Etsy. The shop is bursting with handsome and handy gifts for dad this year! My newest listing is Father’s Day inspired- this Father’s Day Gift combo […]

This Week’s Blacksmithing Classes

This is a fun week in the shop with lots of blacksmithing workshops being offered! Sign up individually for $55 or with a friend for $100. If you sign up as a group of 4 you can choose your own time and workshop topic. Exciting! […]

Wire Works – Free Workshop Happening Tonight!

Join me tonight for this hands on workshop in collaboration with Creative for Health and Art Lab. This workshop is funding through a grant from the LIVESTRONG foundation and is free to attend. Wire Works will be a hands-on wire sculpting workshop exploring the nature […]

Aerial – A New Collection Release

Announcing the first in my new collection Aerial. My new collection of hot air balloon inspired forged and etched aluminum pendants has just been released to my Etsy Shop! Inspired by Lift and created first for my very special Kickstarter backers, this unique collection of […]

Westward Adventure

The last leg of the journey! The sculpture was powdercoated and finally ready to be wrapped up, loaded up, and transported 2000 miles to the west! Casper wished us luck and we were on our way! Day 1: We realize the car can’t top 60 […]

A New Way of Weaving

I’ve just returned from Arizona and am happy to announce Lift is complete and has been installed in Scottsdale! Thanks to you, the Scottsdale Public Art Program, and many friends who lent a hand at the end, we did it! I’d hoped to coordinate a […]

Balloons Being Built

It’s been a wild January and my shop is teeming with materials, in all stages of configuration. I’ve dragged my feet on updating you until I had some really good photos to share. Of course I wish I was sharing some “Hey look! I put […]

What I Learned from Crowdfunding

Have you heard the amazing news!!?? Last week my Kickstarter for Lift was successful!! Thank you everyone for your help. It was a wild ride and I’m so grateful for all the support I received. Now I’m looking forward to hitting the shop and creating […]