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Drawn to translucent

Kathrin Neumaier taunts us with more of her tantalizing Pardo translucent creations. This time she shows thin color-blended petals gathered and suspended from earwires. Makes you think of projects to try for spring, doesn’t it? This hummingbird seems to be attracted to the flowers! It’s a big cane (2 1/2″ tall and 6″ wide) from […] Read more

Gossamer gills from translucent polymer

These polymer color chips scattered around Seth Savarick’s work area look like beach glass or Italian ice. They’re what Seth calls his “gossamer gills” and to create shapes he stacks paper-thin multicolor layers of the baked translucent clay. It’s hard to explain (especially late at night). Here are a few pictures of his collaboration with Robert […] Read more

Inabe’s floating translucents

Masako Inabe’s translucent goldfish truly floats on one of her polymer clay beads. And her butterfly flutters on another. Donna Kato sent in these pictures taken at Carnival ’07. “I think that goldfish bead is the most beautiful polymer bead I’ve ever seen. It’s so Japanese,” says Donna. (There are more pictures of it in […] Read more

2014 Top Five

PCD’s 2014 annual report shows that readers were very curious about hollow polymer forms. Here are your five favorites: Summer canes Balloons and polymer Hollow bead trick Hollow how-to Hollow faux glass The top attention-getting post for the year was Kim Arden’s lush summer design. She layered translucent circles and leaf shaped slices over a […] Read more

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