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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…

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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…

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Tutorial – Experimenting with Ironlak Alcohol Inks, Mylar and Polymer Clay

Hi all, I’ve been experimenting with alcohol ink again – yay!!!  It’s actually been a really busy time personally with not much studio time which has sent me a little crazy I must admit.  So yesterday I decided to clean away everything on my table which meant packing up the Ironlak Alcohol Inks and I…

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Art Projects – International Polymer Clay Awards 2017

As a bit of a personal challenge this year, I decided to enter a few Art Prizes and of course, the IPCA Art Awards were high on my list.  I had already been working with some beautiful crab claws my son had given me (and other oceany bits) so continued working in this theme and…

Polymer Clay Work – Kato Liquid Clay Pendants and BOHO Inspired Necklaces

For the last 3 days I’ve been in the studio…no housework, no washing, no cooking, no visitors, no phonecalls, no driving…nothing but playing in the studio.  I don’t normally get this good a run but….hubby is away – woohoo!!  ohh I mean – gee I miss him! hahaha  Actually I do miss him but I…

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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…