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Kay Carol & Priscila | Gallery and Working Art Studios

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This is a great time for new beginnings, and I’ve got several in the works in this new year. I’ve relocated my studio space to 364 Main Street in Longmont, where I am making new art, giving classes, and finishing projects that have been in the works for a while. Here’s the start of a [...]

Winding Down, and Winding Up!

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The year 2013 is coming to a close, as is the last semester in my degree program at Front Range Community College. My Media Graphic Design degree is within reach, and I have enjoyed all the art classes there so much that I’m going to continue to take a few here and there as I [...]

All Dolled Up In 2012

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Its a brand new year, holding lots of promise of work to do and share; and I’m looking forward to finishing many of my projects that have been in the works for a while and to starting new ones as well.

I’ll be making new dolls, necklaces, and wall art with the ceramic and metal [...]

Dress Up Fun Faces

Previously I posted about the two millefiore face canes that I just made using Kato polyclay.

I spent a couple of days playing “dress up” to create Victorian style ladies, dancehall girls and some honkytonk angels (as well as miniature masks for the upcoming swap and more lentil beads–its been a very busy [...]

New Faces For Spring

I’m in polymer clay mode this May, making lots of new beads and pins and faces–both in cabochon form and canes. I’ve made face canes before, but only using Fimo and Premo brands of polymer clay.

Here’s a picture of some of the ones I’ve made throughout the years.

I dress them up using bits [...]

Hot Fun!

´╗┐During the fall, winter and spring months, I get to stay warm and toasty at school–having the ceramics kilns running and getting up over 1800 degrees insures that the art room stays cozy many days!

Now that the spring semester at school is over, I’ve brought my load of goodies home and taken a few [...]

A Glass Clay Play Day

Actually, it was two play days! I had a lot of fun when my friend Mad Margie invited a few of us over to her Meltorium for a little fun with frit.

We haven’t gotten to the hot fusing part yet; glass is not a fast medium and there are lots of steps, but we [...]

You Know The Drill…..

I’ve been making babushka faces and lentil beads all week. Sounds like a horrid recipe, doesn’t it? but the “lentil” part refers to the shape, and even though I’ve been sticking my heads in the oven all week long, things are looking good here. I’m committed to using up old scrap clay for “bead guts” [...]

…With Bright Shiny Faces!

“Good morning to you! Good morning to you–we’re all in our places, with bright shiny faces. Is that any way to start out the day?” or so we sang it in Camp Fire Girls when I went to summer camp. The singing and being in the woods were my favorite parts. Crafts were ok there, [...]