Author Archives: mariasaracino

About mariasaracino

Figurative Artist

St. Patricks Intermediate School – Polymer Clay Art Project

After spending a week at St. Patrick’s Intermediate School last week I have a renewed respect for teachers everywhere. I had a very unique opportunity to teach sculpting with polymer clay to over 225 Grade 7 and 8 students. Working … Continue reading

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Father Christmas as Art

When I first started working with polymer clay and creating figurative sculptures, my Father Christmas sculptures received a lot of attention and subsequently they became the main focus of my art. I paid my dues at Christmas gift shows and … Continue reading

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Goodbye, My Friend

Today a dear friend, Lizzie Ciezluk passed away. People come into your life for different reasons; for me Lizzie was a good friend, but I also considered her a mentor. She would dismiss me when I said this because she … Continue reading

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Top 50 Polymer Clay Blogs

It’s a great honour to be selected as one of the top 50 polymer clay blogs on the world wide web. Thank you FeedSpot. You can see the whole list at http://blog.feedspot.com/polymer_clay_blogs/

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Riding the Rails

A year ago the Orange Art Gallery challenged it’s artists to create works of art based on the theme “The Railway Crossing”. The Orange Art Gallery is in a 120 year old historic building that used to house the bank … Continue reading

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The Hoop Dancer

Over the last few years I have been working with the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health as a guest art instructor during their summer camp program. I’m also very proud of my role last year as the art director of … Continue reading

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Vin et Fromage

Just finished . . . this chef and his sous chef stands only 16″ tall. What’s better than a good wine, a sharp cheese and a crusty baquette? Add some fresh tomatoes and basil and it’s a perfect evening. Bon AppĂ©tit! … Continue reading

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