Artist: Beth Sullivan, D.O. URL: Beth is currently working on rebuilding her stock of jewelry and home decor items after her first ever craft fair so that she can open an Etsy shop. When she does, I’ll post the link. About the Artist/Entry: Beth shared these beautiful Steampunk polymer clay … Continue reading →
Bead Show The above photo is some of my goodies from the Kansas City Bead Blast last Saturday. The beads in the top left-hand corner are from Bead & Glass Boutique. The purple lampwork focal on the bottom left-hand corner is from Beadygirl Beads. I own several Beadygirl Beads, as … Continue reading →
Yes, I have more color palette sources for those of you looking for inspiration. You can find Color Palette Sources – Part One here. Color Palette Sources – Part Two ColorWorld (lots of great color and fashion trend inspiration) colourQ (this blog posts a weekly color palette challenge for scrapbooking, … Continue reading →
Last week’s Tips For Working With Color Palettes post, mentioned that color palettes are the go-to source for many artists when looking for inspiration. So, I thought I would share with you some online sources for color palettes. And since it’s easy to get lost “down the rabbit hole”, I … Continue reading →
March Challenge Theme is Spring! The first entry for the March Challenge is this sweet baby bison pendant by Doreen Neilley. Artist: Doreen Neilley URL: http://www.facebook.com/DragonflyDesignsByDoreen About the Entry: “Because I’m a bison farmer, for me, Spring has arrived when the first little golden baby is on the ground for … Continue reading →
Spring!: Ah…Spring! A time for growth, renewal, robins, flowers, green grass… The Challenge is to: Create something that represents Spring. You may use any color palette. Can be polymer clay or mixed media. Note: This is completely optional and you are under no obligation to enter. There are no prizes … Continue reading →
What is Creative Habit Inspiration Challenge? A Facebook group open to any artistic medium. A new inspiration challenge prompt will be posted each Monday. Upload your photo to the corresponding week’s challenge album. *Photos must be new work inspired by the challenge. The purpose of this challenge is to inspire … Continue reading →
It’s funny how things happen sometimes. I’ve had this idea in my head for a while now about creating a magazine that is geared toward the customer, but features hand crafted products. I mentioned the idea in a facebook group recently in regards to creative ways to get your products … Continue reading →
Open invitation to polymer clay artists…. The 411 There is no fee to participate, but advance registration is required. Certain logistics and guidelines have been established for the collective success of both the project and the exhibition. Detailed instructions, resources, and templates will be sent directly to each participating artist. Deadline … Continue reading →
March’s Monthly Muse is all things floral. Big or small, bright or pastel, realistic or abstract, anything goes. Not sure what the Monthly Muse is. Each month I will be your Muse by providing an inspiration challenge. The idea is to step outside your comfort zone, try something new and … Continue reading →
At the moment, I’m lovin’ the spring pastels. As you may remember, the last color palette of the week (CPAW) for 2011, consisted of Margarita, Sweet Lilac and cockatoo. Today I wanted to share what Veronique Hoffmann (Fimomaus) created with this color palette. The combination of the crackle look with … Continue reading →
We have a new monthly inspiration project and a new granddaughter to start the new year. We welcomed our granddaughter, Layla Marie, into the world on January 4th. She shares a birthday with her big brother. Not sure how well either of them will like that as they get older. … Continue reading →
For this week’s Friday finds, I’d like to introduce you to the work of Melana from By Nanas Hands. Please take a minute to visit her Etsy shop and check out her blog. You can click on any of the photos below to go to the listing. I think her … Continue reading →
Let me start by saying that Polyform Products has NOT said that they will be discontinuing cobalt blue or zinc yellow. However….. If you work with polymer clay, you should read Carol Simmons’ recent blog post about the POSSIBLE future loss of zinc yellow and cobalt blue and weigh-in with … Continue reading →
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Marcy's Signature Clay
If you work with Kato polymer clay, Marcy of Marcy's Signature Clay has some beautiful flower canes. And those of you who use my color recipes will recognize some of the color names....