Thursday, December 31, 2009

Wishing you all a Happy, Healthy, Prosperous New Year!!!!





Some old porcelain pieces I made...just practicing my collage and imaging in Picasa! So I thought I'd take the opportunity to change my pics and wish you all well for 2010! The top photo is of some porcelain pins I made and the bottom one is a mermaid I made for a shadow box. See you all next year!

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Through the looking glass with Fwed...










or at least through the magnifying glass with Fwed. Yes he is here near my computer as usual, craving attention and with the first shot of him admiring my work or himself! Ok, I got my pics and will wish you all Happy Holidays and a prosperous and happy New Year! Back to Fwed.....

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Inspired by Jane DesRosier and Sandy Mastroni....





The doll pattern is based on a Jane DesRosier pattern and the hair, buttons and lace were inspired thanks to Sandy Mastroni! I love this doll and am going to make more. I am calling her Cute as a Button! I love how the stain came through with the darker edges and splotches! This was really fun to make, now for more!

More Sandy Mastroni treasures...




I have coveted this pillow for a long time! I just happened to ask Sandy if she sold it, I assumed she did. Thank goodness for me thinking of asking cause now I do own it! YAY! I just love this little face! Look at the wonderful card next to it...makes me think of Spring! Thank you again Sandy! Check out my blog list below and click it to get to Sandy's blog!

Monday, December 14, 2009

A few new projects completed...








I finished my Pod creature from Pattee's class at Odd-dolls.ning but it won't come through it is all blurry and I've tried three times! Ok one more before I publish post to see if it makes it! OK, it looks like this is the best I can get so far of my pod creature! (Santa I need a good camera with a great zoom!) The Pod class was fun, I haven't used polymer clay in a very long time and it has convinced me that I prefer earthenware clay and paperclay. Oh well, to each his own! Polymer for me is best used like this pod creature as little as possible! Just my opinion...lol! I will leave the polymer clay to the expert hands like Pattee at Odd-dolls! Check out Pattee's blog on my blog list...you won't be disappointed! Thanks Pattee for a fun class!

The bottom picture is of the Little Miss Mollies from Jane DesRosier's tutorial at cloth and clay dolls. I really had a lot of fun making these. The funny thing is that I had some porcelain figures hanging near my front door since the late 1980"s and had this sort of similar pattern all along! So the one on the left is made using Jane's tutorial and the one on the right is made similarly to my hanging porcelain figures near my door.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

My wonderful purchase from Sandy Mastroni and a giveaway!




I am so thrilled I bought myself a presen and have received my order from Sandy! I love my new pillow with the cat with the red hat! The prints are so whimsical and wonderful I can't wait to frame them! Check out her blog www.smastroni.blogspot.com and then check out her wonderful etsy store! I know I will again! My photo does not do these justice, sorry about that but I am so happy with these items I had to share! Sandy is offering a giveaway so check out her blog above!

Monday, December 7, 2009

My Angel Tree Topper Doll...



I made this tree topper in Jane DesRosier's tutorial. It is so satisfying completing a project. This doll was a lot of fun to make, I thought the instructions were easy to follow and the videos and pdf really great to work with! I love all of the classes I have taken from Jane! Jane's site is www.grittyjane.com or you can scroll down to my favorite blogs below and click on Gritty Art Studio it will take you there. Her classes are posted on the right for the Angel Tree Topper and check out the www.somethingtomake.com for more.

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