Can you combine Kato Blackout and Premo! Sculpey? And if so, what is the ideal ratio? How about baking temperature? Here’s what I learned.Read More: Kato Blackout and Premo! Sculpey
Not to wish October away or anything, but I am eagerly awaiting the first week of November, when a big heavy box filled with copies of this little gem will land on my doorstep. It’s funny (or maybe it’s sad, given that I own a polymer clay book store), but this is the first clay […]Read More: The thrill of new skills
Please forgive the less-than-stellar photography on these – I plan to spend some time making them look pretty in pictures after I’ve drilled the holes and strung them on cords. I don’t know how long that will take and I didn’t want to wait to post these! So this first image is of the pendant […]Read More: Eye candy
Having a great time. Wish you were here. Today we learned to construct Japanese inro pendants, and to decorate them with image transfers, stamps, pigment inks and the ever-important gold leaf. This is my pendant in-progress. It still needs the domed top to be added, and it could use some sanding/buffing. I’m impressed with how […]Read More: Post Card
Note to self: When taking a picture of things on the coffee table, consider washing the fingerprints and sticky spots off of the glass first… I’m always happy to see some of my older work find a home. I just packed up these six Long Heart Pendants today and will be sending them away with […]Read More: Donna Kato keeps making me do things
Hello, friends! I just read this information on Donna Kato’s blog: If you use her method of image transfers on Epson paper, you may have a problem in the future. Check it out. I’m back from my clay weekend. A fun time was had, a couple of things were made (well, half-made, anyway) and some […]Read More: Image transfers and clay weekend
Let the creativity begin! Donna Kato’s new book has arrived! I saw the FedEx truck at the top of the driveway and wandered over to see what was being delivered. When I saw that it was three boxes from Watson-Guptill, I abandoned my happily-playing boys in the backyard and tore into a box. I have […]Read More: It’s heeeeere!
Alison Lee has a 30-minute-or-so chat with Donna Kato this week on her Craftcast podcast. Even if you don’t have an iPod (which I don’t) you can listen to it as a regular mp3.Enjoy! LisaRead More: Donna Kato on Craftcast