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Ivory Leaf Earrings for September Art Bead Scene Challenge

For my Art Bead Scene entry this month, I used the leaf shaped crackle beads from my faux ivory experiments.  I’m having fun with this shape and I really like how well it works for earrings. The inspiration artwork is … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Faux Ivory in Polymer Clay

This month’s Art Bead Scene challenge was a perfect opportunity to finally try to create some faux ivory.  The principle is simple, thin alternating layers of light clay and translucent.  The execution, however, takes a bit of practice. For my … Continue reading

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Holding the Bonsai

Things that hold other things is this week’s photo challenge prompt.  I like the potential for playfulness and it made me think of a photo from one of my favorite places, the Denver Botanic Gardens. There is a bonsai tree … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

This week’s photo challenge on The Daily Post is Contrasts.  Contrast is a cool idea to play with because it can relate to so many different things: textures, colors, shapes, light/dark, theme…  With all of that in mind, I debated … Continue reading

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