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Fabi faux

These graphic faux enamels from Fabi (fperezajates) have a hip new look. Fabi carves her own patterns into erasers and I’m guessing that she used metallic clay for the polymer base. Inks and powders seem to be involved and she finishes the look with a layer of resin. Like yesterday’s Natalia, Fabi is from Madrid […] Read more

Fabi’s fabulous combinations

To polymer artists, there’s nothing more appealing than a neat pile of coordinated canes. Show us the resulting bouquet of flowers and you’ve got our attention. These lovelies are from Madrid’s Fabi (fperezajates). A few minutes on her Flickr site will reveal how she’s combined polymer with felt, crochet, books and wood. She even shares […] Read more

Updated Zen

The smooth rounded rock shapes on this necklace from Australia’s Michelle Sansonetti (Zedemee) have a Zen-like quality that appeals. Her swirls seem to calm in contrast with the weather maps that threaten. Michelle credits Spain’s Fabi Ajates for inspiring her in a 2019 class. Isn’t it marvelous how polymer ideas bounce around the world? No […] Read more

Virtual polymer

If you could take any class, what would it be? You can hop around the globe virtually and find some marvelous adventures in polymer. Just for kicks, I scrutinize my dream classes and try to imagine how I’d make these beauties. My current favorite is Spain’s Fabi Perez Ajates who’s teaching at Polymer Clay Carnival Australia […] Read more

European polymer in Atlantic City

Head to Atlantic City for a taste of Europe this spring. You can learn from Germany’s Bettina Welker, France’s Sylvie Peraud and Spain’s Fabiola Perez Ajates plus our own Donna Kato and Leslie Blackford from June 12-15 at the Clay Back East event. Here you see how Leslie turns old baubles into fantastic characters as […] Read more

Mini-book class story

 The mini-book samples like this red one from Lucy Frycova came out of a recent class taught by Spain’s Fabi Ajates. The cover swivels on a screw (I’m guessing) to show the book’s hidden message. Lucy shows several other versions on her FB page. This one is mysterious and multilayered. Fabi designs the coolest projects […] Read more

Heartwarming hearts

These thin hearts in sizzling hot colors were thank you gifts from Spain’s Fabi Perez Ajates to students in her classes in the Czech Republic and France. “I love happy colors, a song to happiness and love of life,” she says. Look more closely at Fabi’s happy hearts on Flickr. Are your hearts ready for the holiday?

These beads weren’t made for wearing

Need a break from jewelry or have a bare spot on the wall that could use a spot of color? Cruise through the blog of Spain’s Fabi Perez (ConTusManos). There may be other uses for your favorite beads. Fabi gathers fancy colorful polymer focals and builds them into bouquets mounted on painted wood. Some are featured […] Read more

Polymer surprises

Even if you won’t be traveling to the Czech Republic for Polymer Week 2017, July 2-8, you’ll want to take a closer look what the 15 teachers will be presenting. (Scroll to the bottom of their page.) For example, these brooches from Spain’s Fabiola Perez Ajates pull you in with their layers, colors, patterns, textures, cutouts. […] Read more

Polymer and hardware

Spain’s Fabi Perez Ajates shows off these pendant samples for her new classes. Great shapes and unusual hinges set off her rich textures and colors. Like yesterday’s Patti Bannister, Fabi is a mixed media artist who jumps between painting and polymer. You can watch as Fabi smoothly shifts gears on her site. I’m latching onto […] Read more

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