Debbie-Crothers-Polymer-Clay-Artist-Instructor-Scrappy Stripes-Components-Jewellery-Jewelry-Handmade-Clay-Texture-Tutorial

Tutorial – Embossing Powder and Texture with Polymer Clay

Hi all, This is a very quick blog post this morning to tell you about the new free tutorial on YouTube.  I managed to find time to get this one done yesterday – after a few full-on weeks in the studio playing with embossing powders and polymer clay.  Gosh who had any idea there was…

Workshops – Griffith 2018

Gosh it seems so long ago now and I’m only just getting around to doing the blogpost for the Griffith workshops 2018. I must thank the Griffith Regional Art Gallery, in particular Raina Savage for organising and co-ordinating these workshops.  Also a huge thanks to Anthea for doing so much and for driving me around. …

Debbie-Crothers-Polymer-Clay-Artist-Instructor-Shaman-Statement-Necklace-Grungy-Earthy-Organic-Tribal-Mixed Media-Crab Claw-Sea Urchin-Bold-Unique-Artisan

Polymer Clay Work – Shaman Inspired Necklace

I’ve always loved Shaman type necklaces or jewelry.  Anything grungy, earthy, ethnic, tribal….these are all words that sing to me when I think of jewelry.  I love this style, probably more so than any other but seldom create anything using this theme – well kind of, but very understated.  I’ve always wanted to create something…

Inspiration – Driftwood and Sea Urchin Spine Necklace

Hi everyone, I love to collect stuff.  I love to collect all sorts of bits and pieces.  I have boxes and bags and crates full of it – all labelled by the way, so I know where it goes!!  I’ve been given lots of treasures over the years and you know, I remember every piece…

Debbie-Crothers-Polymer-Clay-Artist-Instructor-Tutorial-Handpainted-Pendant-Component

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…

Debbie-Crothers-Polymer-Clay-Artist-Instructor-Crab-Claws-Totems-Wild-Funky-Art-Exhibition-Unique

Polymer Clay Work – Crab Claws and Totems

I’ve been crazily creating all sorts of totems and crab claw oddities over the last few months and thought I would share a few of them with you. I entered a piece into an art prize in Brisbane, Queensland recently and was lucky enough to have my piece chosen to be included in the exhibition…

Debbie-Crothers-Polymer-Clay-Artist-Instructor-Necklace-Crab-Claw-Statement-Organic-Unique

Polymer Clay Work – Crab Claw Necklace

Crab claws certainly send my heart racing.  Check out some of the recent ones my eldest son brought home for me.  Incorporating them into unique, art jewellery pieces is quite a passion of mine and I’ve got quite a collection of them now.  These two pieces came about as part of an online art exhibition…

Debbie-Crothers-Polymer-Clay-Artist-Instructor-Workshops

Workshops – Brisbane 2018

I’m lucky enough to be heading back to sunny Brisbane, Queensland again this year and thought I would share a few of the things I’ve been playing around with while creating samples and workshop content for these workshops. Coming up with workshop ideas from scratch can be a little tricky but it’s something I absolutely…