Spring Bonnets and Eggs

Spring Bonnets and Eggs

I do enjoy decorating eggs with polymer clay. These blooming beauties were first blown free of their egg-y contents, then coated with several cured coats of liquid polymer clay.I drew the faces with a Micron permanent ink pen, colored them with acrylic paints and...
Dingbat Fonts

Dingbat Fonts

I love collecting fonts to use in laying out articles and books. Particularly fun are dingbats; which have a pictorial glyph instead of a letter for each character. These can be used to make newsletters and cards look great–or to make transfers for direct use on...
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...
Rounding Out The Year

Rounding Out The Year

Most of the artists I know have projects that are awaiting their attention while they work on one thing or another. I have lots of them myself, and I cycle around in what I’m working on at any given time; web updates, polymer clay, writing or laying out books,...
New Ball Joint Dolls

New Ball Joint Dolls

I’m happy to be a part of the upcoming Polymer Clay Adventure and you can be too! I’m one of many instructors preparing great new polymer clay projects with video and printable tutorials. I’m having a lot of fun making several styles of ball joint...
A New ‘Do

A New ‘Do

My polymer clay ball joint doll, Aurora Rose, has a new hair do. I am very happy to have replaced her mohair wig with one I made from Tibetan lambswool. The scale of the fiber is much more suitable to dolls, and it is available in a variety of colors. It took most of...