Saturday, June 30, 2007

My Etsy


I've started my shop on Etsy - the great site for all handmade artists.
you can find 2 of my products there, 1st is a Polymer Clay Barrette Hair Jewelry ~SpringField~ in beautiful colors of millefiori canes, and the other one is 6 flip-flop beads.

Thanks for watching! :)


Thursday, June 28, 2007

1 week Vacation :)


I will be on Vacation from July 1st till July 8th, beach, good food :)
see you soon!

Polymeri Online 28.6.07


Margaret Reagan makes silk-screen-like canework, and unique shaped canes -http://www.mregan.com/

Our friend garieinternational is making realistic looking miniature cake tutorial along with a lesson on creating polymer clay paint and then use this to bake the cake -http://www.garieinternational.com.sg/clay/miniature_cake.htm

COLLECTIONS BIJOUX MATHILDE BRUN - jewelry and ooak work -
http://lathilde.canalblog.com

Rebecca wells - her bio, such an interesting story (taken word by word from her site):Rebecca’s love for art began early in life and has continued to grow and develop throughout the years. She has owned several floral shops and won awards nationally for her floral artistry. In 1998 when her business burned down, Rebecca decided to pursue other venues and returned to school to pursue her Master’s degree in Behavioral Science. She teaches full time as an adjunct professor of Psychology and Sociology at Alvin Community College. After finishing school, Rebecca discovered that her creative juices were begging for an outlet. Thus, she began claying. Rebecca has worked in both earthen clay and polymer clay, but her passion is polymer. Her influence comes heavily from her love of nature and floral design. In addition, her love of color and all things organic is reflected in a large portion of her work.
http://www.sublimeclay.com/

Kristine Taylor - Jewelry art, Necklaces, Pendants, Earings and more.
http://homepage.mac.com/designsbykristine/DBK/index.html

Sonya's Hands On Creations' - Sonya's sites are showing us some nice ideas of using scrap clay and making nice millefiori canes -
http://handsoncreations.wordpress.com/
http://www.picturetrail.com/gallery/view?p=999&gid=2898996&uid=1491148 http://handsoncreations.spaces.live.com/

if you have'nt used all your spare hours at the computer, in theclaystore forums you can sit and forget to get up :)
http://forums.theclaystore.com/

3 Artists from Flickr -
Anebela Romano from Portugal -
http://www.flickr.com/photos/maoseart/

Nata Nei from Israel
http://www.flickr.com/photos/40396713@N00/

Claudia Reis -
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sofia_filipe/


Diana Brown - Diana says she has no rhyme or reason for what she creates, whatever strikes her fancy...
http://www.dylinn.com/

Pat's Polymer - Pat is making sculpturings, fairies and other...
http://www.patsart.com/

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Polymeri Online 21.6.07


What a great idea by Angela from Craftygoat blog - a Bamboo Skewer Polymer Clay Pen
When you can't find the BIC pen, just use what ever you have available at home. As a pen addict i want to thank you Angela! :)
http://blog.craftygoat.com/


Beautiful Clay Illustration by Ann de Bode - what an art!
http://www.anndebode.be/pages/EN/Fimos_1.htm

Hand and Soul Studios
Michelle Remy describe herself as a multiple media artist who mixes things up more than a little bit. she plays enthusiastically in a variety of arenas: scientific illustration, painting, printmaking, polymer clay jewelry, artists' books, art dolls, handmade journals, and altered art.
http://www.etsy.com/profile.php?user_id=57764
http://www.picturetrail.com/2alteredhands

For you sculptures, here are some lessons:
dolls head lesson
http://www.fantasyforevercreations.com/lessoneng.html

body arms and legs lesson
http://www.fantasyforevercreations.com/lessoneng2.html

Child head lesson
http://www.lewisgoldsteinartanddesign.com/DollTutorial.htm

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Make your own handmade Polymer Clay Jewelry Charms


Make your own handmadePolymer Clay Jewelry Charms for Shoes, Sandals, Belts, Bags, buttonholes & More!


This week on ebay - Lot of 50 White Plastic Clips


After decorating your clips with baked millefiori slices, just snap them into any holes, change them with your outfit, mix and match, and remember that no one else has these unique handmade charms like yours! These are great as gifts and party favors...

Polymeri Online 14.6.07




Bonnie from jacksonbirds is breeding and hand-raising exotic birds for more than 20 years. Several years ago she expanded her business to include the sale of bird toys and gifts for bird lovers, some of them are from polymer clay :)
http://www.jacksonsbirds.com/index.html


http://www.jacksonsbirds.com/gift_pages/polymer_clay_jewelry.htm

J.M. Syron & Bonnie Bishoff - Studio Furniture and Furnishings Creates Furniture using polymer clay and wood. the result is beautiful, they work together since 1987 and been showing their work in Exhibits and shows.
http://www.syronbishoff.com/polymer%20clay.htm

Marcia Herson - After teaching abroad for many years and then managing a children's clothing store, Marcia Herson decided, in her retirement, to transfer a lifetime of experience into art. Polymer Clay, with its ease of manipulation, vibrant hues and seemingly endless potential became her medium. Her specialty is Judaica art and Jewelry.
http://www.geocities.com/centibeadsmarcia/

Mirkwood Designs make wood art, but in her site you can find a medailon project made of polymer clay and some templates to nice boxes.
http://www.ruthannzaroff.com/mirkwooddesigns/medallions.htm http://www.ruthannzaroff.com/mirkwooddesigns/templates.htm

Judy - artsyclay
One day in 1997 her friend's six-year-old daughter was wearing the most beautiful necklace with big, bold-patterned, colorful beads. she asked her where she got it and was amazed when she said she made it in school. Her mom told her it was polymer clay and where to buy some, She was fascinated by the clay and the rest is history
http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=26025
http://www.flickr.com/photos/artsyclay/

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

This week Sales...


* New canes, translucent sets and big size flower shaped canes


* Small round plastic clips for making your own handmade decor charms for any small holes (Shoes, Sandals, Belts, Bags, buttonholes and more)




* Colorful cute FlipFlop beads



& more....




Thanks for visiting!

Polymeri Online 6/6/07


I am taking a peaceful weekend in beautiful Jerusalem so this week polymeri online is 1 day sooner :)

Another great site - BeadGoodies by Candice A. Mathewson - found on polymerclaynotes demonstrating us how to reduce huge size canes...
http://beadgoodies.com/pages/whiteflowercane1.php

what a great idea by silastones - Skinner Blend Gane
http://www.polymerclaybeads.blogspot.com/

in Jodi & Richard site you will find amazing realistic sculpturing!
"...After designing the piece….work begins. Jodi sculpts and paints the heads and hands .. while Richard sculpts the torso and legs. Once finished with these steps, the Doll is joined together in an animated pose. Finishing touches such as costuming , shoes, wigging, and other needed accessories are created and added to complete the Doll..."
http://www.creagers.com/gallery.html

Cynthia Grady Malb makes wonderful sculpturing, no molds, only handmade.
http://cynthiamalbon.smugmug.com/Art
and her flickr -
http://www.flickr.com/photos/78071935@N00/

even though it's not polymer clay, it is a nice inspiration -http://www.myspacefruit.com/spacefruit/jewellery_view_two.php?id=16

Another inspiration to PC is taken from Lisa Everett, her pendants looks exactly like wonderful millefiori work!
http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=8947
http://www.lisaeverettdesigns.com/

Joanne Scriha from Australia make unique fairies i like their wide smile :)

http://www.off-with-the-fairies.com.au/

I know we had several fairy & fairy wings tutorial but this one is a nice one by alaskabody-dolls - Abel-Lara Lake
http://www.flickr.com/photos/alaskabody/sets/72157594366808594/show/
and her flickr -
http://www.flickr.com/photos/alaskabody-dolls/

Tips by christie wright for making fairy wings
http://www.flickr.com/photos/cwright/267257273/

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