This month Marsha Neal chose swirls as the theme of the month! I’m enjoying the challenges as themes. I’ve been giving my wrist a break because of perceived carpal tunnel, so I’ve been doing a lot in polymer, and by a lot, I mean when I have a few half hours of time!
Here are the swirl themed polymer items I made for this month!
This first one reminds me of a fiddlehead fern, all closed up. I painted it with alcohol inks.
This next one is the before of the ammonite hearts I did. Two of my favorite things, ammonites and hearts! Colored with alcohol inks.
I made two, the colors turned out very different!
More spirals in the form of polymer clay ammonite cabochons. I really love mixing the paints to color these! Plus you get a gratuitous flower shot!
More ammonites colored with ranger patina inks and alcohol inks in that order.
My fave, I think – I love the colors! Alcohol inks.
This next one was made with acrylic paint and I tried crackle on it, didn’t work out too well but gave it a texture, then sealed with liquitex.
And finally, a sort of work in progress. The idea is to looks a little like Van Gogh art, the swirls and the sunflowers. Not quite what I had in mind, but I just added it to a very short lampwork session so I’ll probably explore this more – I don’t have much of the sunflower cane so I have to be careful what I do!
Many of the polymer clay swirls are available in my SueBeads etsy store. I hope you visit the other blogs to see what everyone else made, and thank you Marsha for an inspiring theme!