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2015 Heart CoilThis little heart of mine is made from Sculpey’s Souffle™ polymer clay. The inclusions are numerous watch parts and gears. Sealed in Lisa Pavelka’s Magic-Glos® UV cured resin is a coil that I salvaged.  The piece is finished with mica powders.

“MAKIN” the robot…

Let me introduce “MAKIN”, the Makin’s Clay® robot. He is a perfect example of the versatility of the air dry polymer clay.  I was able to tint white Makin’s Clay® with acrylic paint to get the Makin’s® green color to make this little guy.  Not having to bake the clay to cure it gives you a lot of options for substrates, which in this case was a small cardboard box I used for his body. Head over to makinsclayblog.blogspot.com to see all the fun things you can make with this awesome product!Makin Robot all


2015 Hao Robot ProjectHere’s a robot, a custom order, with a working watch in the “belly”. The engineer who wanted this robot supplied the watch. I used Souffle polymer clay, numerous gears, and a bulb base as the head.


IMG_3359aHere’s my second project for Makin’s clay for the month of April. Go to http://www.makinsclayblog.blogspot.com and see more about how this was created. Makin’s clay is great for kids and adults alike.  It does not require an oven to cure and can be used with so many different substrates. Grandma would be proud!


Finished bookHere is my April Makin’s Clay project.  If you head over to http://www.makinsclayblog.blogspot.com you can get all the instructions to make one yourself!  There is also a link here at my blog that will take you there directly. Makin’s clay is so versatile, easy to use and it is air dry clay so you do not need to use an oven to cure.

Makin’s Drying Rack…

Makins Blog Drying Stand Here’s my little invention…I made a drying rack for the clay pieces I make with Makin’s air dry clay. I will be posting my first project very soon.  Head over to the Makin’s blog and see what my team mates have created! There’s a link to Makin’s blog here to the right. Also, the heart on Makin’s header is one of my creations.