About Creative Habits
Welcome to Creative Habits, by me, Cynthia Hendrickson. All of my jewelry is inspired by a passion for texture and color. My background is in the visual arts, with degrees in cultural anthropology, and natural science, all of which are reflected in my creations.
Employing traditional metal fabrication methods such as cutting, forming, texturing, riveting, soldering, I then combine these with fiber and basket weaving techniques to complete the piece. Read more...
Hand-crafted one piece at a time.
- The One That Got Away: Grieving the Sale of a Unique Piece?
Selling is essentially a transfer of feelings. – Zig Ziglar Artists manage businesses and depend on sales. However, occasionally there is a unique piece that sells causing a bit of woe in its loss. The sale occurs suddenly before one has the time to linger over it, becoming less attached to one’s creation. I call …
- Amidst the Madness – Artisan Pendant
Amidst The Madness Artisan Pendant Everyone knows the cliché “busy hands are happy hands.” The chaos and uncertainty of our world causes a desire to tame the wild. “Amidst the Madness” artisan pendant was borne out of the need to make sense in the maelstrom of chaos, to tame the beast, and to keep my …
- Custom Order
Custom Order – Shrouded in Silence Custom Order A custom order is a delight to receive. More specifically, a custom order is particularly exciting when it is secret – to be bestowed as a gift – for a time, hidden from the eyes of the receiver. This custom order arrived without design constraints, leaving me …
- Creative Block Part Two
Creative Block Resolution“A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.”― Antoine de Saint-ExupéryAs mentioned in my previous creative block post, I have difficulty with certain geometric shapes. Somehow, my brain is wired to work with amorphous forms – their …
- Creative Habits Artisan Jewelry Has Creative Block
Creative Block “I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within.” ― Gustave Flaubert I have a creative block. The muse has gone on vacation. Flaubert’s words can be applied to the creation of artisan jewelry …
Local artists featured at The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival
On April 7 through 8, Town Green Park and The Woodlands Waterway will be transformed into an outdoor art gallery featuring more than 200 artists from across the country.
The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival has gotten so popular over the years that a jury of people from across the country helped pick the featured artists this year.