The latest discovery in my hunt for polymer and texture techniques led me back to Celie Fago. She posted these carving and texture plate tips on her blog a while back and I happily stumbled upon them.
When Celie first started in polymer, she spent many hours carving warm, baked polymer and she developed many tricks, including ways to keep tools sharp.
Time-intensive carving made her think about creating texture plates which she now uses for both metal clay and polymer. You’ll see evidence of both techniques in her Etsy shop. I hope your weekend is filled with texture.
WOW! what talent and beautiful workmanship.
claire maunsell ,
Celie’s work inspires me greatly! Her blog has been a BIG help with tips on carving and general in formation on tools and process.
julie Picarello ,
Celie has it all…the imagination, creativity, confidence and skill to bring her visions to life. Even better, she couples her stunning work with the open graciousness of a true artist. Inspiring indeed!
what a nice set of post about handmade textures!!!
Many thanks for them!
I engrave since school in some wax (I am going to hurry to test the warm baked clay!!!), but my gouges are definitively too big for the greater part!!! What a good idea that Celie shows us her!
After those of Gennine! What a parade of gouges!
What about Tamara, Blockpartypress? What textures that side also!
See you next time!
Lily's Treasures ,
Wooah, that’s amazing what one can do with polymer clay. Thanks to bring us the proof that it’s just limited to imagination. What a great work !
Celie Fago ,
Thanks so much Cynthia!