Tag Archives: polymer clay

An Artistic Challenge

I mentioned last October in a post “Putting Yourself Out There” that I was participating in a conference called Synergy 4. The International Polymer Clay Association (theipca.org) holds a conference every few years that is focused on the advancement of … Continue reading

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Collaborating Continues

While the blog has been idle, my hands have not been! I don’t think I have spent this much time in the studio . . . . . well, ever!! And that’s a good thing. My friends at Banyan Bay Studio continue … Continue reading

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Wooden Components

I have been playing with a new type of component, designed to be used with polymer clay . . . . wood. My friends at Banyan Bay Studios create these amazing wood components for jewelers like turned drops, toggle clasps, … Continue reading

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Getting Ready to Teach

I am getting ready for a class I will be teaching at Fandango, a polymer clay retreat in central Florida (www.oapcguild.com). The class will cover the mica shift technique in a 4-hour pre-retreat class. The mica shift technique utilizes the … Continue reading

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Learning, Playing and Experiments

Going to Creative Journeys Studio is like receiving a big warm hug. It is a beautiful facility, run by two lovely (and talented) women, Ellen Prophater and Sue Sutherland (http://creativejourneystudios.blogspot.com). They have a permanent gallery of polymer clay that documents … Continue reading

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Still Moving Forward

Long time no see, yeah I know. Sorry about that. But good things are happening and I have plenty to share. The class in Orlando went really well. Eleven lovely ladies joined me for our Earring Design class. Everyone successfully … Continue reading

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