New Earrings

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During today’s demo at High Hand Gallery I made two fun pairs of earrings. The coins were domed by Linda Merchant; coins which were replace by the Euro. I’d been hoarding them but finally had this inspiration.

It turns out my heart IS a’fire!

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I have been very busy making hot polymer pieces. Still more to come! I’m gearing up for the Valentine’s Day weekend events at both Auburn Old Town Gallery in Auburn (Saturday) and High Hand Gallery in Loomis (Sunday). And yes, … Read More

Hearts A’Fire 2016

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February — the traditional time to show your love! At Auburn Old Town Gallery most artists use February as an opportunity to show their hearts. Here are my latest. Please join us at the Gallery on Saturday, February 13, from … Read More

Small Works of Art

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These tiny leaf earrings will be my part of High Hand Gallery’s “Winter Celebration, Small Works of Arts” next Valentine’s Day!

January 16 Leggings Workshop!

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Stay cozy this winter with your own customized leggings! Class size limited to 10. You will go home with a pair of leggings and a pattern, fitted to you, to make more. Sign up here online There will be a … Read More

I don’t usually wear pink…

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So when I tinted a batch of River Rocks with burgundy-colored pigment from Rousillion and they baked up purplish-pink, I was disappointed! After letting them just sit in the “flow” for awhile, I noticed that they actually worked with some … Read More

Picture This

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Well, we had our Wearable Art Show at Auburn Old Town Gallery and it was fun! Shown below, my River Rock necklaces as seen on a fellow artist and on the finished “Mimi.”

Rust to Riches Entries

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I just entered this series into the General Gomez Arts & Event Center upcoming art show, “Rust to Riches” It’s going to be a great show! The focus is on automobiles and runs from July 2 – 30 in Auburn, … Read More

High Hand Champagne Reception

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I’m presenting a new earring design for my door prize contribution to this fun event. “Protector” earrings are a polymer shield, wired to a lightweight metal frame for strength. Of course the winner may exchange them for another pair of … Read More

Hearts A’fire 2015

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It’s time to display our hearts once again–the season of love. I’ve been inspired to do more metal work, beginning with this hammered metal and polymer “RA” style necklace. Comfy leather cord, on display at Auburn Old Town Gallery as … Read More

Large Buttons…

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…and large spirit/story pendant. The pendant sold right away at Studios Tour. The buttons have gone to Tin Thimble, where I hope they find homes on beautiful felted garments. The large buttons are about 3″ in diameter.

Preparations

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Here are the earrings I made from my last workshop. I love them! They are a polymer “quilt” made from my student’s cane slices. I cut the sheet up for these earrings. On Saturday November 1 we will be getting … Read More

Canes Galore

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What fun we had at the cane swap. Next stop; assembly workshop on November 1 at Altamont Beads in Auburn.

Cane Swap Workshop

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We’ll be building canes this Saturday and then swapping pieces of them! Click here to see my Pinterest page cane collection. We’ll be starting with two color palettes: These sketches are for coloring and experimenting before the workshop. Interested in … Read More

Street Fair Preparation

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The first-time Art, Wine and Flower Street Fair in Old Town Auburn is one you won’t want to miss! I’ll be part of the event on Saturday, May 31 with some new pieces. Sneak preview here…

Roseville Rockers Treasures

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I went to the gem and mineral show in Roseville today–what fun! I couldn’t resist a few stones. After all, they are the inspiration for much of my polymer work. I’m anxious to figure out how to use these beautiful … Read More

Tuxedo Dreams

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Recently I learned of a shamanic belief about the Skunk. I’ve always had an affection for these beautiful and quiet creatures, and the story resonated with me. I never knew I might be able to consider an animal as my … Read More

Workshop Fun

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What a good time we had at “Introduction to Polymer Clay.” Attendees want another workshop! Contact me if you are interested in joining us, probably in February and/or March.

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