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Tutorial: Polymer Clay,Moiko Silk Screens and Pastels/Powders

Let’s have a look at how easy it is to use a Moiko SilkScreen with pastels and/or powders.  I’ll be using chalk pastels in this process but you can substitute for Pan Pastels, oxide powders or any other powder/pastel with fine particles.  There are some important tips right at the end of this post. It’s…

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Inspiration – Set Yourself A Challenge

Hi everyone, Who’s up for a challenge? We are in very trying times at the moment, with communities in lock down, people self isolating and lots of “unknowns”.  I’ve seen some amazing gestures of kindness in our polymer community with artists offering free tutorials to help those with lots of time on their hands and…

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Product Review – Cake Decorating Tools for Polymer Clay

Using cake decorating tools for polymer clay has been around for ages and I’ve seen many posts where people have said they’ve purchased numerous cake decorating tools for use with their polymer clay. I have so many tools in the studio at the moment and I didn’t really think I needed any more until……I found…

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Inspiration – Working to Nurture Happiness

This is very much a spur of the moment blog post – I’m on a quest for happiness in the studio.  I have a feeling if I write this down it may help both myself and perhaps someone else. My clay table has been a flurry of activity lately as I’ve been creating new pieces…

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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…

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Inspiration – Visual Diary

I’ve been using a visual diary, on and off for a few years now – probably more off than on to be honest.  I’ve been using it more and more lately and find the process of writing/drawing/creating in my diary very relaxing.  In this time of great menopause anxiety anything to help me relax is…