Tag Archives: Masks

How DO They Do It?

I’ve switched from the active production of masks, faces, and beads to taking pictures and editing, racing towards my deadline  to put together “A Collection Of Polymer Clay Masks” and have it in print by Halloween. It can be done!!–but … Continue reading

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Fringed floral fantasy!

A summer time face pendant with a flowered babushka head wrap and beaded embroidery shows off  luscious fringe in beautiful  shades of berries and teal with long crystal twist  is a great example of the fun can that come from … Continue reading

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Flowers In Her Hair

That’s a line from an old Cowsill’s song, an early Family Band that doesn’t get as much nostalagia air time as say, the Osmond or Jackson Family does now that everybody is all grown up. “She was the flower girl–well, … Continue reading

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That Glazed Look

I’m continuing to work on web site updates for myself and for clients during this break between semesters at school. I’m also spending hours every week making faces, beads and pendants with ceramic clay. Some will be fired when I … Continue reading

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The Fiery Faces of Raku and Highfired Ceramics

ceramic faces, originally uploaded by sarajane helm. These are some of the miniature faces I made in my ceramics class, raku glazed and fired. I like the fiery nature of taking these out of the kiln while still red hot … Continue reading

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One for the money, two for the show….

Judith and I are the two and the show is the 37th annual International Quilt Festival in Houston Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center, October 14-18. We’ve done this show for several years now and love it. The … Continue reading

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Skinner Blends and More!

On our PolyMarket Press side of things, work is progressing on new books. In 2010 we will see the debut of two new books from me– Making Faces, Molds & Forms and The Art of Polymer Clay Masks. Learning a lot … Continue reading

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