Room, part 1 (Pins, Frames, Lights, Odds & Ends...)
"Dante's Spoon"; a mokume gane decorated tablespoon
I had one of those spoons with the colorful plastic handles. Well, the plastic handle finally broke from the spoon and left itself wide open for a redecorating experience. Somehow I believe a few more like spoons may suffer the same fate soon. hee hee.
during Donna Kato's recent pod and bracelet class. I call
this "Cool Zippered Flames". These are two pods
fused into one pendant.
Patch Pod". Another creation inspired by Donna's class.
They may look like separates, but they're fused into one
Sunset". I discovered this effect completely by accident.
Brain off, do something
without thinking, get an expectedly cool effect. I
love those polymer clay moments. ;-)
strange thing is an experiment in surface treatments using
slices from an extruded cane. The slices were deliberately
cut at varying lengths to create this dimensional effect.
I think this is my first official interpretive piece. While
playing with some cane scraps, the news about the Christmas
'04 tsunami was on TV in the background. Without really
thinking about what I was doing, this pin suddenly began
This piece is
approx. 2" X 1.5". The colors represent the
tropical areas struck hardest. The wavy lines represent
the tsunami. The destressed look conveys the destruction.
The gaps in the pin's body represent the lives taken
by the tsunami.
pins were created using the stamped mokume gane technique
I saw demonstrated by Barbara McGuire. The left one is
actually a collage of the shavings from this pendant.
toyed with the ghost imaging and impression techniques
using a rubber stamp (and lots of sanding ;-). Check Diane's
glassattic.com site for lots of good info about how to
do ghost imaging.
Tears", a PhotoEZ silk screened collage pin.
chain necklace with blue transparent glass beads and swirly
lentil focal bead.
mini Zen Garden! My first garden of any kind. Actually,
not all of this creation is polymer clay. The sand is real.
The rake, one
stone and the sea shell are polymer clay. The frame is
X 6.5" and about 1" deep.