Dick Bonham Posted January 22, 2005 Report Share Posted January 22, 2005 Hi, my name is Dick Bonham. I have been a High School Art teacher and a working artist for the past forty years. I have had the wonderful opportunity to work in many different areas of art over the years. I was the only art teacher in a high school of eleven hundred students and have taught everything from batik and bronze casting through the alphabet to weaving and welding. My professional work has run from making sculptures for the Franklin Mint in the seventyâ€™s, bronze sculptures in the eightyâ€™s, prototype rifles, pistols, machine guns, swords, knives and armor for GI Joe figures ( Cotswold Collectibles) in the ninetyâ€™s and back to bronze sculptures in the two thousands. All of it has been great fun. I retired from teaching in September and am doing art full time. One of my main interests is Japanese metalwork and the techniques used by the incredible artists used to create their wonderful miniature works of art. Jim Kelso was kind enough to tell me about this forum and I am very excited to join. You will have to forgive my lack of conputer skills. I have allways used a Mac and I now have a PC. About the only skill I have on a computer is Photoshop which is something I taught to my high school students. To be honest I never had much other use for a computer. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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