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ClayPlay “EliteRefs” Liz
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Polymer Clay, Stained Glass, Blown Glass, Covered Forms, Art
Polymer Clay, Stained Glass, Blown Glass, Covered Forms, Art

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A New Product & a New Tool - Cosmic Clouds
We, as artists, go through phases where we are driven to take our craft to the next level. Maybe you are working towards more complex canes, improving color mixing OR maybe driven to solve a stumbling block to benefit clayers everywhere? My current challeng...
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Quilting 101: 9+2 is a 10... Really
I thought it might be fun to teach you a snappy little 'basic' trick. Think polymer clay checkerboard cane... on serious steroids! We all know checkerboards, right? Extrude some solid colored clay, stack, reduce & have a good time, right? And don't get me w...
Quilting 101: 9+2 is a 10... Really
Quilting 101: 9+2 is a 10... Really
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Quilting in Clay - Part 2
     I have been up to my elbows in alligators here  in my personal life. I'm not sure even 36 hours in a day would be quite enough. I've had to 'steal' studio time the last few weeks, treasuring my quiet creative moments. Isn't it just the sweetest comfort...
Quilting in Clay - Part 2
Quilting in Clay - Part 2
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Quilting in Clay: Part 1 - Precision Personified
We all enjoy creating canes and slabs, but what do we do with them once they are created? Or an even more trying question, some of my favorite techniques are creating sheets of crackled clay or inked sheets that mimic batiks - what pray tell do we do with t...
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Fly Eyes & Staggered Kaleidoscopes - Ancient New Art Forms
Decades back, I played with making kaleidoscopes... really real kaleidoscopes. I felt they were magical, every instant they create a completely new image. They are literally reinvented moment by moment. Imagine how clever I thought I was when I created my 1...
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THE Most Complex Cane - a NEW Technique
Photo Courtesy of Paul J. Stankard Isn't this paperweight stunning? Paul J. Stankard is to the blown paperweight community what Jon Stuart Anderson is to the polymer community - the epitome of perfection. IF we had to pick our 'preferred' area of artistic e...
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No Loss While Caning - Clean Perfect Cane Ends
Photo courtesy of Desiree McCrorey of Desiree's Desired Creations The next post is going to be a lot of fun... a New intricate caning technique. But we do have an important issue to address 1st... cane end losses. We reviewed clean angles & seams in the las...
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Seams Matter - Master Kaleidoscope: Ivy 'iKandi' Niles
                                              Photo Courtesy of Ivy Niles aka iKandi Clay                                       Have you ever made a cane that was beautiful, with Awesome color & design elements... but when you began joining your cane sectio...
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Following via Email or BlogLovin - No Video
Hmmm, I just realized... for anyone following via Email OR Bloglovin... you receive a copy of posts in your inbox but it doesn't include any video footage. So, IF you want to see the videos, you have to click through to the article. Almost every post will h...
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