Poppies on Wood

Poppies on Wood

“Poppies on Wood” is polymer clay added to the back side of a small crate. The red and black of the poppies are painted with an acrylic wash. The background, stems, leaves and dirt are colored with a homemade dye and tinted wax. The size is a approximately 12″ x 7 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ It can stand on its own or easily hung on the wall.

Poppies on Wood

This was a new technique for me and I think it worked well. “Poppies on Wood” will be on display along with some of my other work at the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsman Fine Craft Fair at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, July 29 and 30. I am thrilled to be a part of the Bucks County Guild of Craftsmen display. Please try to make it to the Fair and if so, please stop by the Bucks County exhibit.

Found Wood and A Polymer Clay “Fossil” — A Serendipitous Meeting?

Found Wood and A Polymer Clay “Fossil” — A Serendipitous Meeting?

Who would have thunk an old slab of weathered wood could turn into something really terrific? I’d been wanting to experiment the combining of polymer with wood. I found an old, weathered hunk of wood in an overgrown area of property nearby my home. I cleaned it up and matched it with a “leaf fossil” I… Continue Reading