Melbourne’s Allie Robinson (irisheyes6868) follows her fingers as she plays with clay. They have been leading her to a world of textures. This floral tile is covered with what looks like miles of ultra-thin spiraling ruffled-edged ribbons of clay. Other experiments are covered with bumps and dents and flourishes.
When most artists flock left to liquid polymer, Allie heads right to acrylic paint. Some of her earrings are painted with crazy intense dots. She hears a different drumbeat.
You can tell that Allie is just getting up to speed with her ideas and her hands are trying to keep up. She’ll be one to watch on FB and IG.
This 2.25″ x 3.25″ tiger lily pendant by Connecticut’s Lynne Ann Schwarzenberg picks up on 2019’s Living Coral, the color of the year according to Pantone. Lynne Ann shows it on Instagram and lists it on Etsy.
She’s expert at leaf and floral canes and she’s on track for the new year.
Ready to think about what 2019 has in store for us? Come on over to StudioMojo. This weekend we’ll be looking at the challenges and trends ahead. If your mojo needs a push to move up a notch, this is the place.
These melon-colored glow earrings from Lindly Haunani are summer favorites. The beauty of the pinched petal design and black-outlined gradations made them Niche Award winners and help tell Lindly’s story.
Her Hawaiian heritage and color expertise shine through in the floral shapes. If you’d watched her assemble the slices, you’d also have caught a glimpse of how her training in mise en place preparation in the kitchen translates to polymer production.
All the parts are cooked, sorted and ready. You can see her hands following the recipe here.
I interviewed Lindly for the first edition of the StudioMojo newsletter, the new weekend edition of PCD that’s full of behind-the-scenes fun stuff. She tells a fascinating story and cautions you not to wait to become an artist. Sign up for Studio Mojo and check out her interview in the archives.
Experience more summer bounty from the Romanian couple, Gabriela and Tiberiu. This wide brass cuff is covered with polymer florals. Here are more views of the bracelet.
The couple must be gardeners. Only eyes trained by working with flowers could capture every detail of every plant in these abundant polymer pieces so well. The link comes from Israel’s Tania Podoleanu.