Polymer Clay

Water Lilly Necklace: Take Two

My first version had some real problems. It was clear I needed to learn more about beading. I also made the flowers too big and bulky. This one is much better. Here is a link to my first attempt.

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Water Lily Necklace

Materials: Polymer clay Mica powders Glass beads Metal beads I’m somewhat disappointed in the finished piece. But, they say you aren’t growing unless you are uncomfortable, so I must have grown quite a bit. I have been learning from other artists and made this necklace inspired by Christie Friesen. Christi is many things I am…

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Pendant: Green, Gold, and Teal

This was a pendant I created using some new techniques taught by Elena Marunich at an online polymer clay retreat I’m participating in. It’s 3 3/8″ tall by approximately 1.5″ wide. I’m pretty happy with the way it turned out, although, it is far from something I would normally make.I think next time I’ll try not…

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Tiled In-Box

I wanted an inbox for my desk, but couldn’t find anything that inspired me. A few months ago I started making unique clay tiles. All the base colors are the clay, but I did a lot of shading with translucent mica powders. Some tiles have inclusions of glass and swarovski crystals. I created a few…

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Two abstract rocks and one weird test rock

I’m still painting and playing with rocks. They make nice quick projects to start off the morning. Pink black spiral rock: This was a a practice rock. It’s thin slices of clay overlapped to encase the rock. Then smoothed, baked, sanded, and buffed. It’s not very pretty. But, it was good practice for more things…

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Friendship, Alien, and Monster Hearts

If you are anything like me, you and your significant other have lots of inside jokes. Things that might seem silly and goofy to others, but it’s fun for you. My friend and her husband like silly things just like we do. One day she signed her email to me “Fu-fump, Fu-fump, Fu-fump” and explained…

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Clay on Rocks

These were my first rocks. I didn’t know about the kindness movement of painting rocks back then. These sat around for a long time gathering dust. As soon as I realized there was a “rock movement”, I hid these. Hope they made someone happy.

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