Search results for: hilla bushari

Bushari’s chalk and polymer

When I first met Hilla Bushari several years ago at a guild meeting, I saw a sparkle in her eyes when she talked about polymer clay. Hilla started her journey in the crafts world as an art teacher. Over the years she experimented with various materials until she was taken over by polymer clay eight […] Read more

New ceramics

Pan pastels, improved crackle techniques and better glazes are making it harder and harder to tell polymer from ceramics. This square pendant from Michigan’s Christi Uliczny proves my point. The only clue that this pendant is polymer might be its vibrant colors. Christi credits Iris Mishly¬†and Hilla Bushari’s¬†imitative ceramic tutorials with teaching her the basics. […] Read more

Spring crop of tutorials

Spring is the season for growing and there’s a promising crop of polymer tutorials popping up. Here are three that could broaden your options and save you lots of trial and error time. Finishes are all the rage – ceramic, enamel, raku, crackle, batik. No new equipment is required, just pull out the inks, powders […] Read more

Dotty polymer

Start your week with an easy bead from from Israel’s Hila Bushari. Her spotted beads are easy on the eyes and easy to do. And she adds a free video in case you need a how-to. A second version of her simple bead is made even more striking by rolling, shaping and texturing. Dots are […] Read more

More buttons

These button-like polymer pendants from Tel Aviv’s Hila Bushari were inspired by a glass artist. Multi-layered, multi-colored, multi-textured designs make for a sumptuous effect. And here’s Hila’s Etsy shop. Would some of her candle holders look good on your holiday table? You may be waiting for a report on my Las Vegas experience but it’s […] Read more