What I Learned from Susan Lenart Kazmer

Mike Models Susan’s Bracelet If you read this Blog last week, you know that I was heading down to Damascus, MD to take a class with Susan Lenart Kazmer at […]

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Appointment in Damascus (Maryland)

I’m off to Polymer Clay Express at The Artway Studio to take a class in Creating Objects and Elements in Jewelry with Susan Lenart Kazmer. If you’re not familiar with […]

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A New Polymer Clay

Robin Milne    introduced her fellow members of the The Philadelphia Area Polymer Clay Guild to a brand new clay at our last meeting!   Robin had been tapped to introduce Pardo […]

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Ray Kremzner Goldsmith and Bladesmith

Ray  was first and foremost a bladesmith.  I’m sorry I don’t have pictures of his museum quality knives to show you. Most of them are in private collections.  Ray had […]

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Bob’s Urban Garden 2008

I wrote about my neighbor Bob’s Urban Garden last year. Since then, he’s built a wooden Koi pond complete with solar lights that keep it lit at night. Three of […]

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Ancient Patinas

     Here are some new  twists on  polymer clay surface techniques I have been working on.   You can see some earlier incarnations in the Keepsake Memory Book I demonstrated on HGTV, […]

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Life’s Rich Fabric

I have boxes of old family photographs that bring back memories every time I look at them. But the women in my family preserved the family history  with different materials.  […]

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Ways of Remembering

   One of the goals of my blog is to examine history, personal history and the bigger kind, to  see how it impacts our lives, art and creativity.   We tend to […]

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Arlene Groch: Polyaddict

 Let Arlene Groch’s story be a warning to all of you. “My totally out of control addiction to polymer clay had such an innocent birth in September, 2004″, she recalled. “I bought some […]

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