Tag Archives: polymer clay

NEW! Open Studio Time!

At the suggestion of one of my students, I am now offering Open Studio Time on the last weekday afternoon of the month. If you’ve ever taken one of my workshops and want to spend some time away from the … Continue reading

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Happy Winter Solstice

Did you know that the tradition of bringing gifts in St. Nicholas’ name originated in France? At the beginning of the twelfth century, nuns began leaving gifts in secret at the houses of poor children on the eve of St. … Continue reading

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Christmas Nostalgia

Nostalgia is that emotion that stirs up memories from our past. It’s hard to describe the feeling of nostalgia, but you can’t miss it when you have it. The holidays, especially Christmas, stirs those nostalgic feelings more than any other … Continue reading

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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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