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Interpreting the eclipse

Are you ready for the eclipse? It’s all the rage in the US and we hardly know what to expect. Since our Colorado group is near the path, we’ve created some solar-themed big bead totems for a swap, brushed PearlEx powders into our hair and tried on our eclipse glasses. We’re psyched! The sun/moons are […] Read more

Beachwear for the cause

Texas’ Randee Ketzel shows off her submission for the Breast Cancer Resource Center’s annual gala. Randee made the flowers for Cancer, Don’t Bug Me in Carol Simmon’s class and added her own sculpted iridescent bugs. The creation will be modeled by Randee’s friend and cancer survivor Darla Breazle. While it’s not exactly beachwear, a project […] Read more

Stockpiling polymer gems

Texas’ Randee Ketzel provides us with this weekend’s pile of bling. She’s stockpiling her imitation opal cabs for sale at the upcoming IPCA retreat in Ohio. She’ll be working with these babies and demoing how to set them in bronze bezels (plus teaching a pre-retreat class). Can’t come? Take a look at Randee’s recent book, Polymer […] Read more

Unsupervised polymer

Doesn’t the name, BeadUnsupervised, intrigue you? The thing is, Carol Beal’s work looks unsupervised in the most delightful way. She mixes her media (fiber, felt, glass, wire and more) with abandon and she isn’t shy about color. She uses whatever materials and colors strike her fancy. Carol’s background is in illustration and design and she […] Read more

Action-packed inchies

These 1-inch squares from Missouri’s Chris Kapono are packed with color and movement. Textured strips, rolls and balls of polymer have a surprising impact crammed into small spaces. They remind us that we can make a big splash with a few tools and a little clay. See Chris’ gallery on ClayLessons and her sales site […] Read more

Fauxpal bowl

Opal has tickled the “faux rock” area of my brain since Donna Kato offered her free online tutorial. Camille Young, Randee Ketzel, Liz Hall and others devised their recipes. My husband’s turned walnut bowl and a looming show deadline gave me the perfect opportunity to try out my own color combinations and mixtures. Though I […] Read more

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