Rock garden photos

Arranging rocks and objects is a meditation for me. As a bonus it’s interactive art that brings color and texture in the room. I’m considering submitting some to the art competition titled, Tiny but mighty, that features women artists.

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Gifting these Double Fairy Doors in June

I’ve been making mythic and magical items in clay. Doors, as an archetypal series, became conscious around 2016. If you like doors too, try searching of doors to see related posts you might also like. This June the Foreverbird Shop is giving away a matching set of fairy doors. These doors are made from polymer…

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How to Make a Golden Dragon Wand

Here is the link to the playlist with the other tutorials I watched before making the dragon wand. https://vimeo.com/422197743

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Magic wands and fairy doors

The shipment of polymer clay arrived and work had begun on wands and doors. The wands are inspired by the costume project that includes tarot wand props. Doors are a theme in my recent work and these designs are inspired by Jake Folger, this guy, and I’m excited to move into dragons and mushrooms next.…

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Bead making, behind the scenes

Learning new techniques for polymer clay beads is so fun with YouTube and social media. Its easy to be inspired by this community of artists. The little charms and jewelry are a delight with colors and shapes. I encourage you to search the hashtag #polymerclay and find some more artists you like. This post is…

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Achieving a work life balance with a 360 digital media bike trailer

Progress on the bike trailer design: it’s becoming a 360 digital media studio. When I bike to the beach or park I can bring this little trailer for my own use and then some to mix work with exercise! Achieving a work life balance is important and somehow this is my solution. Equipment assembled so…

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Naked Bike Trailer Plans – Is my math, ​right?

Finally, I’m getting around to calculating the board feet I need to create the frame for my mini-gallery aka bike trailer aka mobile dog house. These plans are simplified to a basic box with one window and garage-style side doors. It’s a starter kit for the small scale model you see in the upper right…

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Rock finds at Antiques on Main in Cambria, CA

New stones from my recent trip to Cambria. The stones are citrine, pink heulandite, green opal, azurite, machite, cuprite, rainbow moonstone, rose quartz, and labradorite. I arrange the rocks on colored glitter sand in a large papier-mâché hemisphere made from old sketchbook pages.

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My little mermaid – 2 week ceramics class at SBMA #rattle

I took a ceramics class from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art over the holidays. The class is open and I did a couple slab bowls and a mermaid rattle.

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Annual holiday gift series-getting started

Each year I create a limited addition series of gifts for my friends and family. This year I am using recycled materials, eco-friendly art materials, found objects, and things hanging around the studio. The end result will be a little creative kids for making beaded bracelets or miniature sculpture dioramas.

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