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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

Visit virtual booths

In case you can’t fly to Baltimore for next week’s American Craft Council retail and wholesale shows, here’s an impressive list of artists (the most I’ve ever seen) selling polymer works. Follow the links to their booths and then to their websites. Let me know if you discover others as you enjoy the show virtually. The necklace at […] Read more

Tokens from scrap

Jewel-like scrap hearts from Quebec’s Claire Maunsell get us in the proper holiday mood. What mementos and love tokens will you make this week? Claire says she’ll soon offer a tutorial about the way she uses her scrap to get the dramatic effects you see here. In the meanwhile, you can learn about her methods of using Pan pastels, inks, […] Read more

Nostalgic polymer

Not only are Tatiana Parshikova’s colors luscious but this version of mokume gane takes me back to the early days when Lindly Haunani showed us how she layered metallic leaf between translucent layers. Tatiana has updated the technique with multi layers of beautiful color sliced into large thin pieces applied onto a bangle base. You can […] Read more

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