Yesterday I received the nicest note from sweet Barbara from The Flashing Scissors blog. She and I had both thought her RAK package had been lost....but - YIPPEE!! It arrived on her doorstep yesterday. Forgive the pictures - it was a cloudy day when I took them....
A tiny framed monogram and a pin keep
Some fabric, floss and a pattern from Ewe & Eye & Friends
So....where have I been?? Salt Lake City - at a seminar ......learning to sculpt dolls from polymer clay. I was VERY nervous, as I had been attempting to sculpt on my own and had no clue whatsoever how to go about it. I've never worked with polymer clay much - except for a tiny witches hat or a wee little pumpkin. I must say, after my experience with my instructors, I really think I can do this!
I was fortunate to spend THREE FULL DAYS with Jack Johnston in his home studio - AND with Apryl Jensen. Both Jack and Apryl made me feel comfortable and have inspired me to come home and try my hand at more dolls. I took quite a few pictures, so will have a few posts of my adventure so as not to overwhelm you.
Step One: Make a head armature out of aluminum foil
Step 2: Cover the back of the head with clay and lay in the eyes
Step 3: Lay in the nose, forehead and chin
Front view of Step 3
Face ready for baking
More about my Big Adventure in a future post.....and I really need to catch up with all my blogging friends - I'm so behind! ......until then - have a great week!