Author Archives: The Flying Squirrel Studio

Squirrel Update – as March 2020 Ends

I hope everyone is getting some fresh air and breathing deeply. We will get through this! I keep telling myself this. But as schedules have been turned upside down, I thought I would share a quick little update. Tarpon Springs … Continue reading

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Textures

I love finding textures in unexpected places. I use them in so many ways, art journaling, print making, and yes, of course, polymer clay! When working with polymer clay you often need a simple, subtle, overall texture to provide a … Continue reading

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Playing With Liquid Clay

Am I obsessed with liquid clay? Well, that seems like such a strong word. Perhaps, fascinated by it’s possibilities would be a better description. Either way, I continue to venture out of my comfort zone and play, thinking about the … Continue reading

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Hello 2020

I just finished my first creative project of the year and I am pretty happy with how it turned out! My youngest grandson, Patrick, had seen some custom sneakers and asked for a pair of white canvas sneakers and markers … Continue reading

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They Like Me!!

I am thrilled to announce that I have a very nice line up of classes for Bead and Button 2020. They picked seven of my classes.  They include 4 new classes and three classes that I taught last year but were … Continue reading

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I’m Back!!!

I’m back from my month long adventure and full of inspiration, ideas, to-do’s and general end-of-year panic!! But it’s all good. And I have so much to share with you that I have that buzzing going again!! Let me start … Continue reading

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A Polymer Puzzle

If you have attended an art retreat you have probably heard of ‘swaps’ of some kind . . . . . buttons, beads, ATC’s, bowls, etc. You get the idea. But have you every participated in a group project . … Continue reading

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