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Tight formations

Thorp on PCDaily

Jael Thorp’s small polymer compositions combine caning and mosaic and texturing in intense formations. Every space is beautifully covered.

There’s a tiny bit of collaboration cane from Ivy Niles (IKandiClay) in these busy scenes. My favorite is the stones and stream-themed shape.

Thorp on PCDaily

Look for more of Jael on her blog, Flickr and Facebook.

I’m off to the Buckeye Bash that’s held at Wright Patterson Air Force Base (speaking of tight formations).  What treasures will turn up? Check tomorrow!

Polymer menagerie

Isola on PCDaily

Cats, cows, goats, robots and other comic creatures are splatted flat against the wearer’s chest in Caroline Cornic Isola’s world (Klick Art) of polymer pendants.

She starts with square shapes and decorates them with minimum pattern and maximum personality. Their bead and buna legs dangle comfortably.

Isola on PCDaily

Caroline is an illustrator and comic artist at heart (see her animal sketches here). We’re so lucky that she added polymer to her bag of tricks. You can catch her on Etsy and Facebook.

Polymer Liahona

Loveless on PCdaily

These Liahona pendants from MaryAnne Loveless intrigued and confused me. They’re very ornment-like, carefully layered and textured in but too small to hang on a tree.

If you google Liahona, you’ll find that in the Book of Mormon, a round brass ball of curious workmanship with two spindles was left on the doorstep indicating which way the leader’s party should travel.

Loveless on PCDaily

MaryAnne scores on all counts with her polymer brand of curious workmanship and decorated spindles. She’s prepared a whole series of Liahona pendants built over striped beads with carefully applied embellishments that you can see on Flickr,her blog, Pinterest, and Etsy.

Semi-precious polymer

Belchi on PCDaily

Ana Belchi’s imitation agates sit comfortably surrounded by rough black bezels suspended from sleek brass bails.

See how this Madrid artist’s polymer semi-precious lookalikes move beyond modest beach stones.

She says she’s wanted to explore stones for years and finally hit upon designs that work. You can see them on Flickr and Facebook.

Belchi on PCDaily
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