Schiller’s polymer in a nutshell

Dawn Schiller (OddFae) was last featured on PCDaily two years ago. I’d lost track of her site and she’s been busy with her woodland creatures tucked in nutshells, in pocket watches, in seashells and now with needlefelted bodies.

Dawn explains that, “Chrono Seidh can be very helpful in watch repair, as they can repair the tiny works without need for tools.” The other one, called Xmas Stockings, blends Christmas and Halloween as he waits patiently for the holidays.

Dawn is on Flickr and Etsy and other sites. Following links to her and her friends will keep you quite busy. Thanks to Randee Ketzel for pointing me to this artist again.

Note: I finished my walnut bowl with polymer inlay. My husband has to sand and polish it to a sheen before I feel comfortable showing it to you. Maggie Maggio was in town visiting her parents and signing books. She stopped by my house for tea and gave the bowl’s colors an approving nod. Whew!

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  • reply Melanie West ,

    In a word… Brillant! Just brillant!

    (Can’t wait to see that bowl, too, Cynthia.)

    • reply sandra ,

      Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh! That watch face it too funny! So well crafted too. Thanks for the laugh, Cynthia on this glorious, frosty morning.

      • reply jana ,

        I was lucky enough to get to see Dawn’s work up close and personal a few weeks ago….such talent this woman has! Way to go, Dawn!

        • reply Jeannie ,

          Wow, I don’t have the words.

          • reply Maureen Carlson ,

            Clever, clever, clever. Love the story that adds another layer to the watch piece. Great job Dawn – and Cynthia.

            • reply LaLa ,

              Thanks for featuring Dawn’s work Cynthia. She is one of my favorite artists in the whole wide world!

              • reply Julie Picarello ,

                Wow, wow , wow…intirgued, awed, delighted and captivated barely begin to describe my response to Dawn’s work. Keep those creative juices flowing, Dawn, and thanks for refeaturing her, Cynthia!

                • reply Heather Campbell ,

                  Dawn…so delightful! I love whimsy with attitude!!!

                  • reply Teri White ,

                    Wow! I really enjoyed seeing your clay art. How long have
                    you been working with the clay? I love to play with clay, too.

                    You inspire me…
                    Great pieces…unique…fun and beautiful.

                    • reply Mary Clare ,

                      I’ve never seen any quite like it, Cynthia.
                      Incredible is the first word that comes to me.
                      and Creavtive
                      and Inspiring
                      and Fun!

                      • reply Jun ,

                        Amazzzzing

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