Challenges

My beading friends meet together to work on projects and share techniques that we figure out. All of us have worked together in stores, shows and events, and we all have varying styles, techniques and levels of experience. We all have beads in common, though!  At the...

Classy!

I’m learning my way around Tinkermill in Longmont. There’s a great deal TO learn there–lots of machines, materials, and creative knowledgeable people. I’m happy to be one of them, and to now be starting to offer classes there. How to use the...

Experimenting with Color

I’ve often referred to myself as a mad scientist with art supplies, and that certainly is true lately. For several years now I’ve been doing a series of experiments with color on metal using alcohol inks, chemical patinas, heat, and more. Now I’m...

Tie Up the Loose Ends

I promised my son I’d finish his scarf before the first snow fall of the year, and I did. He wanted it long and colorful with lots of sections, and that’s what he got. I finished up another while traveling, and now I’m knitting the final section of...
Bon Voyage! We’re Off On A Polymer Clay Adventure

Bon Voyage! We’re Off On A Polymer Clay Adventure

The Polymer Clay Adventure is a fabulous year-long online retreat with 22 instructors created and hosted by Ilysa Ginsburg & Kira Slye. I’m happy to be on board, and my tutorial debuts this weekend. In 10 half hour  video segments, I  show start to finish...
A Bit of Digital Redecorating for the Polyclay Gallery

A Bit of Digital Redecorating for the Polyclay Gallery

I’m re-doing my Polyclay Gallery website pages in a new format that deals with re-sizing issues for tablets and phones, as well as addressing important SEO issues. I read that as many as 80% of people access websites through devices, and  Google also ranks sites...