Polymer future unfolds

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Look for more folds this year. Here you see Susan Hyde wrap her fabric-like sheet around curled snakes to create a brooch that you can find on Facebook.

Her fabric tutorial is still my all-time favorite.

Then Dan Cormier combines three techniques he’s researched into one in this Blurred Lines brooch.

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A veneer of blurred colors runs over a light folded background until it hits a dieformed dark area.

This brooch is featured on the cover of Dan and Tracy’s newest e-book, Blurred Lines: Blended Patterns in Polymer Clay, that the duo will offer online soon. Read the whole story here. Are folds in your future?

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  • reply Sherry Bailey ,

    I don’t think it’s possible for Dan Cormier to make anything that isn’t perfectly crafted and stunning to look at!

    • reply Trina Williams ,

      My first Susan Hyde “cane” lasted me many years. It is time to do a new one! Love those colors.

      • reply Susan Hyde ,

        Thanks Cynthia!

        • reply Dan + Tracy ,

          • reply Susan Hyde ,

            Oh my god, that was 19 years ago. I’m really old now, guys, really old. LOL

          • reply Lena Handmade Jewelry ,

            Very beatiful and above all interesting and unusual. I love it!

            • reply Dakotah Flannery ,

              the stripes in Dan’s piece remind me of the technique Lindly taught in a class I took. Too cool how many people can approach the same idea in such a variety of ways. Lovely work.


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