Lighthouses :: Faróis

Summer seems to have taken a holiday away from Scotland: it keeps raining everyday with the occasional break for fog. However, one of these days in the afternoon the sun has come out from between the clouds and the shoreline has become a perfect place. Saint Andrews seaside is beautiful… the rocks meeting the green…

Fish n’ Sheep

Following April’s fool day I got a little bit carried away with fish scales and ended up with a significant quantity of chevron patterned scales. So I made fish… and sheep. That’s the great thing about polymer clay: you can do pretty much everything if you get your imagination tuned in. I loved doing the…

Doing fish scales :: Fazer escamas de peixe

As promised, here is how I did the fish scales for the “Poisson d’ Avril”. As soon as I started making it, I began to see a whole new scope of applications for it, from dollhouse tapestries to covering beads… Anyway, here it is. Material: Polymer clay in your chosen colours Extruder with a round…

Poisson D’Avril

It was April’s fools today. I hope you had you’re share of fun! I confess that I tried hard to find the usual “lie” in the newspaper today, but I couldn’t find it. French and Italians have a great tradition for this day. They make fishes out of paper and then stick them on each other’s…