Author Archives: The Flying Squirrel Studio

Where Did the Week Go?!?!?! Or Clayathon 2019

This is the biggest retreat I have attended.  About 125 polymer-passionate folks work in one room. Each one gets a 6-foot table for all their ‘stuff’.  This is the first retreat I have attended where everyone works on their own thing, at … Continue reading

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The Travel Bug is Back

I get restless, I’ll admit it. I mean I love my home . . .  and family . . . . but then I start watching travel shows . . . .  getting travel brochures . . . .  or hearing about friends … Continue reading

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Problem Solving in the Design Process

Last fall I took an on-line class called Composition and Construction taught by Christine Dumont and Donna Greenburg at their on-line school Voila. It is the third in a series of Creative Design Courses addressing design elements and how to … Continue reading

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Fandango 2019

I have attended the Fandango Clay Retreat in central Florida for a couple of years now and will be teaching there in 2019! This polymer clay retreat is one of those beautiful little retreats that is always a great learning … Continue reading

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Teaching and Learning

It was a great beginning to the New Year! I started off teaching a class for the Florida Gulf Coast Polymer Clay Guild! It was my Gone Fishin’ class.  What a great group of ladies.  And with every class, I am always so … Continue reading

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Just a Reminder

Registration opened today for classes at Bead and Button 2019! I am teaching five classes!! Okay, okay, I am a bit excited. Classes are starting to fill-up! I start off on Thursday, June 6th with Mod Mondrian Lariats from 8:30am … Continue reading

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An Epiphany

So the word epiphany sounds like something really big changed, . . . . . there was a paradigm shift. All big words, indicating big things.  But no, it was just a little nudge . . .  in the right direction. But … Continue reading

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