2016 Polymer Clay Weekly Challenge

Week #40 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes a 5″ bowl made from 4 slices of the big cane created for my previous necklace.opper. The cane was developed to imitate the design on the etched copper sheet.
Week #39 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes a wild new piece that I know is over the top, but I love anyway. The necklace incorporates leaves bound in brass strips and brass wire with polymer clay cane work as well as the new liquid clay/alcohol ink over etched copper. The cane was developed to imitate the design on the etched copper sheet.
Week #38 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes birds, fish and a bug from the new color scheme of purple, teal & lime green. Need to make more bugs!
Week #37 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes birds, fish and bugs from the new color scheme of purple, teal, and lime green. Having so much fun with these colors!
Week #36 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes birds, fish and bugs in a new color scheme. Having fun figuring out new colors to mix together – in this case, purple, teal and lime green.
Week #35 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes wine glasses with a micro mosaic stained glass design covering the stems and bases. A special color combination was chosen by the customer in orange & black.
Week #34 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes a fish consisting of brass strip, brass wire and polymer clay. The pattern piece uses the new liquid polymer clay and alcohol ink over an etched copper plate.

Week #33 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 6 fanciful shore birds in gold & maroon.

Week #32 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 6 fanciful shore birds in shades of orange.

Week #31 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 6 fanciful shore birds in yellow.

Week #30 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 6 fanciful shore birds in blue.

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Week #29 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 6 fanciful shore birds in green.

Week #28 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 3 polymer boxes with gradient sides and layered canes on top.
Week #27 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 3 polymer boxes with gradient sides and layered canes on top.
Week #26 of the Polymer Clay Challenge includes a selection of gift boxes using a purple to gold gradient, some victorian style scrollwork and floral decorations on top.
Week #25 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Weekly Challenge includes one of my favorite mixed media woven wire baskets with a refurbished feathered back. This whimsical loon basket needed a complete overhaul after someone decided to see how flexible it was.
Week #24 includes a solid polymer box with gradient white to black sides and a black and white floral design on the top.
Week #23 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes a small gift box with a faux malachite finish and gold detailing.Between the classes of Wendy Jorre StJorre and Deb Hart I have come up with a way to create an insert lid that suits my design – thank you both!
Week #22 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes a selection of “grapevine” micro mosaic stained glass covered vases and ornaments.
Week #21 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes this pendant using crushed and woven brass wire, brass strips, rubber tubing and various techniques of polymer clay. One of the techniques used incorporates the multi-layer liquid polymer clay and alcohol ink sheets made on my hand etched copper sheets.
Week #20 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge is a covered round box using the dragonfly canes created in the class with Wendy Jorre de St Jorre at the New England Polymer Art Guild. There is a small dragonfly inserted in the nob on the lid as well as on the underside of the lid.
Week #19 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes a finished inro from a New England Polymer Art Guild class with Wendy Jorre de St Jorre. Working with Kato clay was a bit of a challenge and her “worm” cane was fascinating. Finally finished putting the inro together and now to decide what to do with the rest of the dragonfly cane!.
Week #18 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes a group of fancy fish with curled wire for tail and fins.
Week #17 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes a group of fanciful shore birds.
Week #16 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes a group of stylized loon ornaments – each one different.
Week #15 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes purple micro mosaic stained glass covered beads with black polymer twists on hammered black steel wire links.
Week #14 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes blue micro mosaic stained glass covered beads with black polymer twists on hammered black steel wire links.
Week #13 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes the finished pods from Doreen Gay-Kassell’s class through the New England Polymer Art Guild.
Week #12 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes a ring bowl created with the etched heart copper impression sheet and red alcohol inks on liquid polymer clay.
100_5389Week #11 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 2 oval gift boxes with fanciful loon designs on the cover.
Week #10 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 4 mini gift boxes using the same design canes as the previous birds, fish & heart box.
Week #9 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge features a polymer clay box with gradient sides using some of the canes made in Deb Hart’s turtle box class. Creating the box itself was also shown using a cookie cutter.
Week #8 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes a fish made with colored copper wire and some of the canes made in Deb Hart’s turtle box class
100_5315Week #7 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes some canes made for Deb Hart’s turtle box class which were then used for these bird ornament.
week#6 heartWeek #6 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge is a heart box using a cookie cutter and part of a translucent sheet made from a copper etching.
week#5 turtleWeek #5 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge is a turtle box created in a class taught by Deb Hart at the New England Polymer Art Guild
week#4 squareWeek #4 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 2 bowls made from a transfer of one of my etched copper sheets.
week#3 squareWeek #3 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 2 ring bowls made from faux malachite.
week#2 pink bowlWeek #2 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 2 mini bowls made from a complex cane.
 square dishWeek #1 of the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge includes 2 bowls made from a transfer of one of my etched copper sheets.

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