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Simplifying the complicated

Arizona’s Meg Newbert (polymerclayworkshop) thinks canes. She likes nothing better than to take designs that look impossibly complex and make them doable for both beginners and experienced caners. She’s done this every month for years! It’s like mental gymnastics for those who’ve been at this a while. Lots of us may not make the cane […] Read more

Polymer raindrops

These canes from PolymerClayWorkshop’s Meg Newberg look very convincing. If you’re a cane aficionado, this will tickle your fancy. Building the cane with translucent means that thin slices will take on the color of any background clay. Don’t you love how polymer can fool the eye? I hope Meg releases this tutorial to her big […] Read more

Follow instructions

Toni Street was in a polymer funk. You know the feeling, right? She decided to plow right through the doldrums by following instructions. Meg Newberg offered a ribbon cane in this month’s Polymer Clay Workshop tutorial. Meg has a way of simplifying the most complex cane. When you’re fresh out of ideas and ready to […] Read more

More zen blends

What can you do when you’re drawn to one more look at the news? Instead, try this link to Arizona’s Meg Newberg (Polymer Clay Workshop). You’ll be hypnotized by her simple, scrappy blends. A solid background color unifies the crazy, devil-may-care dots of companion colors. Whatever she throws into the blend oozes into its neighbor […] Read more

Gems by the slice

Arizona’s Meg Newberg has unlocked the secrets of gemstones with her latest tutorial. Make the cane and then shape each slice into whatever cut you prefer- brilliant, pear, marquise, emerald? Meg sorted out the facets and organized them into a step-by-step for those of us who work with more malleable materials. Don’t love to make […] Read more

From valentines to easter eggs

Last week Meg Newberg (PolymerClayWorkshop) showed us her fun repeating hearts made from a bullseye. With a few additions and sleight of hand, she makes that cane work from Valentines Day to Easter! If you look closely at the slices in the photo you’ll see hearts on the edges. By cutting the original cane slightly […] Read more

Repeating heart

Arizona’s Meg Newberg (polymerclayworkshop) mesmerizes us with her little cane videos on Instagram. Here she turns a simple bullseye cane into an arty retro repeating heart pattern. Her quick videos make it look so simple that you’ll be tempted. If canes delight you, check out her monthly pattern idea.

Polymer or glass?

Spokane’s Peggy Rose, one of Meg Newberg’s subscribers, sent in her version of Meg’s newest cane inspiration. Looks like Peggy got it right! I sometimes gush about Meg’s “cane brain” but you know she’s onto something when her followers can come up with their own versions like this. As I read about Peggy on her […] Read more

Go deep with translucent

Meg Newberg has been on a translucent jag with her Polymer Clay Workshop monthly tutorials lately. If you like canes, Meg’s monthly dose of new ideas via email can fuel your cane brain at a very reasonable price. You can glean some translucent ideas from her YouTube video (no audio) but you’ll need the written tutorial to […] Read more

Staying flexible

Tucson’s Meg Newberg (polymerclayworkshop) loves devising low tech/high results canes. Her followers find Meg’s instructions easy to follow as she builds precise patterns from simple rolls, blends and stacks. Following her steps is simple, very rewarding and great for building your skills. The inmates in the ORW class are Meg’s biggest fans because no special tools or […] Read more