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    Just Steampunk! Vol. 1, 2011

    Just Steampunk! Volume 1 2011

  • Just Steampunk! Vol. 2, 2012

  • Just Steampunk! Vol. 4, 2014

  • Just Steampunk! Vol. 5, 2014

  • Just Jewelry Vol. 2, 2015

  • Polymer Cafe Sept/Oct 2015 Vol. 13 No. 6

  • Just Mixed Media Volume 1, 2016

  • PolymerCafe' July/August 2016 Vol. 14 No. 5

  • Just Steampunk! Vol. 8 2016

  • Just Mixed Media Vol. 2 2017

  • Just Steampunk! Vol. 9 2017

ALL GEARED UP…

This polymer clay pendant was made for my friend Ellen …her husband Jerry had open heart surgery a few years ago. I used Premo clay, various watch gears, copper wire, copper tubing and Magic Gloss to lock in the large gear in the center.  I highlighted the heart with mica powder then sealed the surface.

GIRLS OF SUMMER…

Well this scene will not be happening until next Spring…good bye Summer, hello Fall. I think my “girls” look very stunning by the pool!

OUIJI Pendant

My friend Barbara is good at telling the future….she does not need a Ouiji board but I thought this pendant would strike her fancy. This polymer clay pendant is a photo transfer and is made entirely of clay.  Personally I use my parrot Pepper to tell me what’s happening, and she has no problem telling me what’s on her little bird brain.

“SPRING” BIRD…

Let me introduce “Springbird”, a little polymer clay Steampunk pin I made for my friend Pat Q.  I used various watch parts, a gear, rivets, a ball point pen spring, a screw, then dusted it with mica powders. Fly away little bird!

Cape

I just love the bookcase our contractor Dan put in for us at our cottage at the Cape.  We had all this wasted space around the Rhinnai heater and now we have a lot more space for books and whatever.  Got to get it painted and it will not take me long to fill up the shelves.  Our cottage, that we call the Bridge, is a little piece of heaven for us, I love it!

RYLAND’S MINI BOOK…

This was a fun little project…our sweet friend Amy Massey Weider, owner of Century21  Shoreland in Hyannis, had a little boy on August 7, 2012.  Ryland joins his sister Kinsley and his dear Dad Matt to make up a wonderful family.

I made the covers of the book out of polymer clay…the signature pages were made from paper I had left from our wedding invitations.  Jan, my ace photographer, captured the pictures from Facebook and sized them  for the little book.  I gilded the edges of the pages with 18K gold leaf. I enhanced the clay with mica powders, put mini screws in the corners: ( you know I had to get at least a little Steampunk in the mix), and used book binding tape to hold it together.  This was a very enjoyable project and I hope Amy smiles when she receives it!  You have a very lovely family my friend.

My rusty heart….

 Here’s a heart I made using  SWELLEGANT coatings to give this polymer clay heart a “rusty” finish…there’s a window, topped with mica, covering a glass eye inside the heart.  I must have been cranky the day I made this, hence the turn-key.