A set of 8 feather pendants

This fall I’ve completed a set of 8 feather pendants. They are all one of a kind and hand made with polymer clay, resin, acrylic paint, and mixed media. As my process is intuitive, the pendants have been through an alchemy of unforeseen transformation. I’m including some behind the scene images too so you get…

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New Art for the Body, Costume Jewelry

This summer I created rings and pendants with resin and I added them to my shop this week. The rings include dry plants. The pendants are made with resin that includes heat sensitive pigments that are black when it’s cold and light gray when its warm. I put a ton of silver glitter in the…

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Playing with UV resin and the Elves Box

In July the Sophie and Toffee subscription box is a kit for making succulents. This is my first experience working with UV resin. The chemical is toxic to work with so I’ve been reluctant to try it. In small amounts, it was ok to work with. I think the small scale art works on polymer…

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360 photos from off grid camping for the 4th of July

These photos are from camping in Northern California near the coast. This area is so beautiful and on a sunny warm day it’s like paradise. Nature is a source of inspiration for me and many others. Thankfully, with COVID, the outdoor life is still an easy way to get some relief. I’m experimenting with off…

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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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