Polymer surfaces

Karen Woods pushes gilds her inks on raw polymer on PolymerClayDaily

PCD will be on travel schedule this week since I’m catching up on the latest twists in polymer at the Virginia conference. I can’t sit still long enough to write so posts will appear from time to time.

Surface decoration is still all the rage and just when you thought you’d seen it all, Karen Woods demos some alcohol tricks (click at left) on unbaked clay or Anita Kennerly and Joey Barnes show off new pigment powders they found.

Leftover polymer


Kottelat earrings on PolymerClayDaily.com

These fabric-like earrings were assembled by France’s Maryvonne Kottelat.

The patterns were leftovers from a class taught by Hélène Jeanclaude and sponsored by Cernit. Here are Maryvonne’s blog, and Facebook,

Kottelat earrings on PolymerClayDaily.com

Be warned that following the links will send you down a rabbit hole into a world of glowing translucent patterns (Cernit’s specialty) tucked among surfaces screened, painted and punched with French flair.

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