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Polymer Clay Work – Bohemian Inspired Polymer Clay Leaves and Earrings

I watched a movie just recently called Plastic Ocean and I have to say, it had a huge impact on me.  I won’t go into all the details but let’s just say my attitude towards what I create and how much I create has changed incredibly.  Rather than create a pile of things which will…

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Art Projects – Midwest Art Prize 2017 – Ode To Red

The highly anticipated Midwest Art Prize returns to the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery in June 2017.   The prize is open to Western Australian artists and boasts more than $30000 in prize money. Entries closed to artists on 1 May and I decided to enter a piece this year.  With over 200 entries, the selection…

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Workshops – Upcoming Colorado Workshops

I’ll be heading overseas in October and the amazingly talented Lisa Lambright from The Great Create has extended a very warm welcome for me to teach at her workshop space/studio.  The final details aren’t confirmed yet but as soon as they are I’ll pop them in a newsletter to you.  I’ve been playing around with…

Inspiration – Veneers; What Can I Do With Them?

Stuck for ideas on what to do with all those beautiful polymer clay veneers you’ve just created?  I have a few ideas, there are many more but these might get you thinking. Let’s start with some wall art.  Create simple wall art pieces from those veneers that are too beautiful to cut up, or go…

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Polymer Clay Work – Crab Claw Necklace and More

It was a bloody brilliant day in the studio today – nice and cool (thank goodness) so perfect for getting lots of work done. I finally finished off a few necklaces that will be coming with me to Hawaii.  I’ve been playing around with the placement of components for quite a while now and just…

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Polymer Clay Work – Some New Finished Pieces Featuring Swellegant Veneers

This week I decided to use up some of the Swellegant veneers that have been sitting on my desk…for quite a while now I might add.  I had a range of veneers to work with including the Swellegant range, some foiled veneers, inky texture and crackle.  I created some simple shield pendants and then mixed…