Alpacas

This is the last month of the 12 polymer clay projects in 2013. It wasn’t easy to pick an idea as I feel that there are too many creatures I would like to recreate in polymer clay. I ended up picking the alpacas, a domesticated relative of the lama known for its fur. As I…

Christmas Trees :: Árvores de Natal

With Christmas coming up soon and lots of penguins in Santa’s hats invading my work space I thought of keeping in the mood for the 12 polymer clay projects in 2013 monthly project. It also helped that I had been  doing a knitted dog in lime green and had a lot of remains. Looking at the green…

Little Owl :: Mocho Galego

In October I returned to animals for the group challenge 12 polymer clay projects in 2013. There is a species of owl that lives both in the UK and in Portugal called little owl. They are indeed very small birds and they like to sit in tall spots looking around. Unlike many of its related…

Rose hips :: Frutos de roseira

Autumn has been showing its first signs for a while… there were berries everywhere and flowers became fruits in the trees. One of the things that caught my attention was the rosehips from wild roses. The ruby and orange tones shone in the light through the green leaves just like precious jewels. It made complete…

Rhodotus Palmatus

This month I decided to make a little change in my theme for the polymer clay monthly challenge. Instead of an animal my choice went for a fungi. The wrinkled peach (Rhodotus palmatus) is a mushroom found in the north hemisphere with colours ranging from salmon to pink and red, with a lacy appearance. From…