Debbie-Crothers-Polymer-Clay-Artist-Instructor-Visual Diary-Inspiration-Feathers-BOHO-contemporary-art--design-inspiration

Inspiration – BOHO Feathers

Hi everyone, it’s been a while since I’ve been in the studio and even longer since I’ve written a blog post.  Life has been crazy the last 12 months or so but 2020…well I’ve decided it is time to slow down. While I took a holiday my mojo also decided it was time to take…

Debbie-Crothers-Polymer-Clay-Tutorial-Organic-Embossing Powder-Pendant-Texture-Unique-Statement-Jewellery-Jewelry-Instructor

Tutorial – Scrappy Stripes

I recently posted a video tutorial showing how I created a veneer using scrappy stripes, embossing powder and texture.  You can access the YouTube video tutorial here: Polymer Clay Veneer with Embossing Powder and Texture and this is what you’ll end up with. It occurred to me some of you may not know how to…

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…