Lulabelle, a Ball Joint Doll

Lulabelle, a Ball Joint Doll

I’m finishing up my new tutorial on making polymer clay ball joint dolls and shooting the video next week. Here’s a look at one of the dolls with her new clothing. Lulabelle is less than 6 inches tall, and dressed in hand dyed silk and cotton gauze, with...
Etched Hearts

Etched Hearts

Just in time for Valentine’s Day! I’m offering a class in etching metal hearts at KCP Gallery in Longmont, CO. Start with a heart made of 18 gauge copper or brass, add your own artwork, and then etch using electricity! Learn how to start with blank metal...
Miniatures for a Doll’s Boudoir

Miniatures for a Doll’s Boudoir

Life is smelling pretty sweet in many ways this summer! Here’s a page I just put together for a tutorial on making a miniature perfume bottle set for fashion dolls. I love making miniatures, playing with graphic arts, and creating with beads. This combines all...
Polymer Clay Classes at KCP Gallery

Polymer Clay Classes at KCP Gallery

The weather is warm, we’ve got great illumination from the skylight plus big tables–so I’ve been getting out the polymer clay at KCP Gallery, where I’ve got my studio and gallery set up. Time to make lots of new beads, miniatures,...
Oh, Hi O

Oh, Hi O

We’re going back to Ohio to enjoy some of Springtime with family and friends there, and to do a trunk show and metal etching class at Gahanna Bead Studio. We’re getting back to some things and forwards to others; life is more of a spiral than a circle!...