Living in My Polymer Bubble with Debbie Crothers

I’ve told this story briefly before but I was limited with how long it could be so I had to think very carefully about what parts of the story were the most important.  The good thing about doing a blog post is….I can tell the whole lot here and it makes no difference to anyone!…

Inspiration: Polymer Clay Pods – Variations to the Basic Shape

My recent free tutorial on creating polymer clay pods sparked some interesting conversations about pod shapes, names, uses and variations. There are literally hundreds of ways you can “alter” something to make it look different. It’s actually heaps of fun for me to challenge myself to do this.  My visual diary is full of pages…

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Inspiration: The Polymer Pebbles Project – Time to Relax

Oh it really is time to relax!! Let me share with you my creative, relaxing process. Visual Diary Exploration Is there a relationship between what you create and how it makes you feel?  This is a question I had never really contemplated before. My desire to explore this saw me pull out the visual diary…

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Product Review – Kato Liquid Clay – How To Get The Best Results

I’ve been using Kato Liquid Clay in the studio for a very long time and have to say it’s one of my favourite products.  I use it as a sealer, as a glue, I use it to create decorative surface techniques, I mix things into it…the list goes on.  It took me a long time…

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Inspiration – Upcycling Jewellery

Who doesn’t love rummaging through the recycled jewellery at second hand stores and garage sales looking for those special treasures to upcycle? I just love it and get so excited when I find something that’s pretty unique. I’ve always collected bits and pieces and used recycled beads and various other parts in finished jewellery pieces…

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Tutorial – Acrylic Pouring on Raw Polymer Clay

I’ve been fascinated by acrylic pouring for a while now and love watching all those YouTube videos, quite mesmerizing. So when a local artist advertised an acrylic pour workshop in Geraldton (my home town) I jumped at the chance. Hmmm now how could I possibly transfer some of these techniques to polymer clay. Now I…

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Polymer Clay Work – Silkwater Spash Tutorial Pieces

It’s almost time for a new tutorial. I’ve been playing around with a very cool “painting” technique on raw polymer clay over the last few months and have decided I love it so much I’ll create a tutorial showcasing the technique.  I was hoping to have the tutorial finished by now but I’ve been waiting…