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The secrets of good eggs

These polymer covered eggs are remarkable not just for cheery seasonal fun but because they were created by students using an ingenious, no-fail method developed by Carol Simmons. On the groups’ Facebook page, you can examine these eggs and other objects created last weekend at the Buckeye Bash in Dayton. Using kaleidoscope-patterned canes, Carol’s students […] Read more

Color winners and Simmons’ jeweled beads

Three polymer clay artists were named in the top 10 entries in the Step by Step Beads Colorworks Contest that was limited to works in the purple-green-orange triad. The other finalists are seed bead artists. Lindly Haunani, Maureen Thomas and Carol Simmons were among the finalists. Carol entered the beads pictured above that use an […] Read more

Polymer eggs, snakes and more

Carol Simmons has been hatching plans to extrude metallic polymer clays in new ways. (Here’s the link to the large picture of the eggs. The regular link is acting contrary.) These clay-covered eggs were a recent product of her experiments and she’ll be revealing her discoveries in a class at her studio in Ft. Collins, […] Read more

Egg-stremely difficult

Egg-stremely difficult is how the UK’s Wentworth Puzzle catalog describes the wooden puzzle made from a photo of a grouping of polymer-covered eggs by Colorado’s Carol Simmons. All the puzzle pieces are the identical shape which elevates the level of difficulty. Using her rich and complex kaleidoscope patterns Carol is able to arrange a dizzying […] Read more

Scribbles and scrambles

This “Inca Scribbles” pendant from Jan Montarsi is one of the latest in his mica shift series of polymer pendants and covered eggs based on extruded strings. Jan’s colors are soothing and he’s an experimenter. Be sure to read his profile and check out the Flickr group he recently created. Jan’s pendant resembles my scrambled […] Read more

Egg Hunt

Carol Simmons has been hunting for the best technique for covering eggs with veneers of polymer cane slices. Now that she’s perfected her system and created a machine that will cut consistently thin slices, she’s pondering applying cane slices to other shapes and items. Read about her pattern-choosing, color-selecting method here. Here’s an earlier PCD […] Read more