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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Mermaid tails for tarot tales, first try

I’m thinking about how to display tarot cards for readings. I created mermaid tails to display the cards standing up. Each one has a stone to add weight to the polymer clay tail. They almost look like doll dresses 👗 or hammerheads sharks. I think I can improve on this first try at creating mermaid…

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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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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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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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Photographing mermaids in a tiny light box

A few I am dream statements to go along with these mermaid photos. I am wordI am so unhappyI’m am about the bathI am so weak I am on a bike or roller skatesI am notI am at the retreatI am in a car chaseI’m explainingI am at a lakeI’m in a party/classroomI am fine.…

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