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Polycreativa 2018 Rome

Polycreativa 2018 Rome

Last weekend I attended the wonderful polymer clay workshop Polycreativa in Rome. I travelled from the UK with Nina Fletcher – we met at a polymer clay event and love to travel together! I didn’t really take many photos (far too busy having fun). Here is one of the opening welcome with¬† the organisers – Monica Scala and Paula Mattioli and the teachers – Bettina Welker, Nikolina Otrzan and Sylvie Peraud. Here’s what...

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Black and White Jewellery

Black and White Jewellery

I took part in a Facebook challenge to make a black and white cane and to make something with it. I’ve been looking at some repeated patterns made with carved block printing recently so took inspiration from them for the cane. I made a sketch of a pattern and then worked out what the most basic component would be and drew that out. The heart motif was central and I considered making the middle of the heart the line of symmetry in my cane...

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Polymer Patchwork, a bit of science and a problem solved

Polymer Patchwork, a bit of science and a problem solved

First of all, I’d like to wish you a happy new year and I hope 2018 is a peaceful year full of health, happiness and creative fun for you all! When I came to tidy up my workbench I found some little leftover scraps from some scrap clay Mokume Gane, there were too small to do much with so I decided to do some polymer patchwork. Nice bit of polymer clay recycling ūüôā I was pretty pleased how they turned out so I cured them and added a back...

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Classy Kaleidoscopes – workshop in Czech Republic July 2017

Classy Kaleidoscopes – workshop in Czech Republic July 2017

I’ve just got back from a fabulous time teaching at Polycreativa in Rome and I am busy organising for the Polymania workshop in Bristol 10-12th March but in between all that I wanted to share my latest jewellery creations. These are class samples for my ‘Classy Kaleidoscopes’ 3 hour workshop that will take place as part of Polymer Week 2017 in the Czech Republic on the 2-8th July. Polymer Week 2017 ¬†will have¬†30...

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New Flower Pendant for Southbank Bristol Arts Trail

New Flower Pendant for Southbank Bristol Arts Trail

I am exhibiting my polymer clay jewellery and gift items as part of the Southbank Bristol Arts Trail this coming weekend. On Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th May from 11am-6pm ¬†I will be in the in the Beauley Room in the ¬†Southville Centre on Beauley Road, Bristol. Here’s one of my latest pendants which will be available for sale at the arts trail. The flower is made up from turquoise, black and white¬†patterned petals with a large and...

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Welcome to 2015!

Welcome to 2015!

Happy New Year Everyone! I hope that 2015 will be a year full of happiness, good health and new adventures for you all! I seem to have been quite busy at the end of 2014 and didn’t manage to update my blog or my facebook page very often. I also haven’t sent out any emails to my ¬†mailing list subscribers for some time either. I will endeavour to stay in touch better in 2015! I am looking forward to lots of exciting events in 2015...

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