Monday, June 16, 2008

It's been a while...

It has been a while since I posted. I guess i failed "diary dedication" class. I have been busy in the studio creating. A friend showed me a photo of a bead and asked if I could make one. It was a fish with the face of a cat. i thought to myself that it was kind of strange looking, so I put my own spin on it and here are my results! I added arms and made them more non-creepy looking. I call them the "Mer-Cats". I since have been on a faux bone criusade and will stop when I runn out of that bone cane I made!

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Donna Kato weekend, wooo-hoooo!

I had the chance to take a workshop with the polymer clay great, Donna Kato this weekend. She is such a sweet person and so modest about the GREAT talent she posseses! I also had the honor of her seeing one of my pet portrait beads in the gallery where the class took place, and she asked if I could do one of her faithful friend, an adorable Australian Shepherd named "Doc". Of course I jumped at such a request and felt very special to be asked. Here is the piece I did for her, and I was floored when she told me to pick out a bracelet in return! I cannot believe I now have a Donna Kato original in my collection! It is going to be framed and hung in the studio for sure!