Thursday, November 26, 2009

Polymeri Online 26/11/09

Robyn Gordon has a 25 years expertise in art - from jewelry, sculpturings, mix media, painting, drawing and more. she is mixing lot of materials in her work and you can see some of her polymer work in her jewelry section (photo)
http://www.robyngordon.com.au/

Lisa Pavelka talkes about PARDO clay, she is showing some of it's flexibility and other charactes of the clay. i got some samples in the mail and from my 1st impression, it has lot's of possibilities.
http://www.clayshop.eu/categories.php?category=Pardo-Jewellery-Clay-Basic

CreaShines is Polymer Clay Jewelry by Stacey Hines, stacey takes polymer clay as a cradle for beautiful charms and embed them inside to create a unique look.
http://www.etsy.com/shop/CreaShines

Here you at humbleBea's you will find miniature gnomes and art sculptures, some of them combines polymer clay, home decor, jewelry, and more.
http://www.etsy.com/shop/humblebea

Last one is a Puppy Dog Face Polymer Clay Millefiori Cane by Mgilinfo - so cute!http://www.flickr.com/photos/mgilinfo/4115286814/in/pool-93628034@N00

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Polymeri Online 19.11.09

I had a great week, worked continuesly in my studio on a big keychain order, a family from the states contacted me about a Bat-Mitzva they are doing on Hannukah, in Israel, they want to give each guest a personalized gift, it's such a pleasure and joy making these keychain! i am always thankful for people appreciating a unique handmade gift.

Mari kasurinen is an art student from Lahti, Finland. i found her in the new "1000 ideas for creative re-use" book i posted about few days ago and learned that she is working with super sculpey in her sculptings. Her known little ponies are changed, modified, re-sculpted into a theme (or a celebrity), they are truly amazing and some of them are even funny (check out her lady gaga pony & elvis presly pony in the photo).
http://www.marikasurinen.com/sculptures_main.html
http://spippo.deviantart.com/gallery/

Karen Hernandez made a HUGE Christmas cane! i just love seeing the process and final result!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/khernandezart/page2/

Wanna know how to make a Polymer Clay Bezels? check the tutorial by Tina holden
http://beadcomber.blogspot.com/2009/10/making-polymer-clay-bezels-and-maybe.html don't forget to check her handmade makin's exptruder handle how-to
http://beadcomber.blogspot.com/2009/10/need-handle.html

Gabriel studios / Michele is working in polymer clay and handpainted textiles, her speciality is Polymer clay which is sculpted, stamped and hand-painted.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/michelegabrielstudios/4085512103/

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Published in the 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse Book


פרסום בספר - Published in the 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse Book
Originally uploaded by Iris Mishly - איריס משלי.

Finally i got the book by mail!

This great book is all about Artists and crafters that always been recyclers, 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse contains a cutting edge collection of the most inventive work being made with re-used, upcycled, and already existing materials. The work in this book ranges from clever and humble personal accessories to unique and important large-scale works of art, including paper art, fashion, jewelry, housewares, interiors, and installations.

My Disc chic necklace is included too!
what a great inspiration book by Garth Johnson!

http://www.amazon.com/1000-Ideas-Creative-Reuse-Restyle/dp/1592535402

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Polymeri Online 5.11.09

Look at Israeli Doris Reuveni mosaic bowls! looks like pieces of ceramics with a black filling! color mixing is perfect, beautiful.

raspberrypink is usually a figurines artist, but i found this lovely barrette in her flickr made with retro/bullzeye canes - lovely!

Carina made a very interesting polymer clay necklace, at first i thought these were suede strings, but then i saw it's all extruded polymer clay, so original.

Crea tu mundo / Maria from Madrid makes such cute sculpturings that tells a story, she is doing it with so much talent and humor :)

Monday, November 2, 2009

The polymer clay cookbook - be your own chef!

If there would be something i could ask is food that has no calories!! really! if only i could eat those yummy cakes, burgers & pizza's featured in "The polymer clay cookbook" i would be so happy!

Jessica Partain and her sister Susan wrote the cutest book in polymer clay miniatures, (my 1st book on that subject) it's all about that tiny food jewelry you can wear, use in doll houses, let your daughter play with barbie dolls, enjoy making with friends or use it any way you like!

It's a comprehensive guide to the polymer clay food world you always wanted to know how to make and didn't know how, including basic shapes, jewelry tips, color mixing and working with liquid clay - fruits, cakes, pie, cookies, ice-cream, sushi, bakcon & eegs and more. Of course, from all these ideas you can make so many other delicacy, just look closely at your "models" and "polymer clay it".

The book is diveded into few chapters, all of them include a "full meal", from appetizers to deserts to holiday favorites and the polymer clay reciepes are seasoned with real reciepes of real food from the personal kitchen of Susan and Jessica - You can see they LOVE the kitchen!

This wonderful niche of miniatures and food charms is so appealing, so cute and so easy, every one can master it thanks to Susan and Jessica, just make it, wear it or give it for gifts on holidays, these cute tiny charms are sure to make every one "wow"!

just be carful someone won't bite you ;)

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