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Cold Process Soap Making – My Latest Hobby!

Cold Process Soap Making – My Latest Hobby!

Today I am veering away from sculpture just a bit to talk about my latest hobby, cold process soap making i.e. making my own soap the old fashioned way! These fabulous homemade soaps kept popping up on my Pinterest feed and caught my interest. They were […]

Using Creative Paperclay® in Mixed Media

Using Creative Paperclay® in Mixed Media

Creative Paper Clay® is not only for sculpting. It can be used to create unique embellishments for your next mixed media project! Today, I will show you how to make some simple embellishments using Creative Paper Clay® and decorate them. As a bonus, I will […]

Learn How to sculpt Humpty Dumpty Sat on Sea Wall Using Creative Paper Clay ®.

Learn How to sculpt Humpty Dumpty Sat on Sea Wall Using Creative Paper Clay ®.

Hello! I am so excited to share with you my first tutorial as a Creative Paper Clay ® Design Team Member! I am going to show you how to make this fabulous sculpture of Humpty Dumpty. He is not just sitting on an ordinary wall, […]

Art Therapy

Art Therapy

“Art therapy is a mental health profession that uses the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of individuals of all ages.” (Source: wikipedia.com)

Making an Easter Egg Swag with Creative Paper Clay®: Part 1

Making an Easter Egg Swag with Creative Paper Clay®: Part 1

It’s almost that time of year again where we decorate our homes with spring bunnies and Easter eggs, so why not make our own decorations using plastic Easter eggs and some Creative Paper Clay®?     What you will need: Creative Paper Clay® Plastic Easter […]

Making an Easter Egg Swag with Creative Paper Clay®: Part 2

Making an Easter Egg Swag with Creative Paper Clay®: Part 2

Hi! This part 2 of my tutorial Making an Easter Egg Swag. If you missed part 1 it is here. In this section, we are going begin by fixing any cracks in the clay. We will then move onto sanding, painting, and decorating your eggs. Finally, […]

Christmas Skelly

Christmas Skelly

Sometime ago I did an online art retreat called Artful Gathering Online Retreat. I chose a course taught by David H. Everett, also known as Chicken Lips. I learnt how sculpt these cute little skeletons with Creative Paper Clay. I wanted an unusual Christmas ornament so I […]

Mixed Media Granny

Mixed Media Granny

I had a bottle doll covered with Creative Paper Clay sitting down for quite a while. She was yet to get a face! I was suddenly inspired to do a granny sculpture. I added to details of the face with more paper clay. That’s actually one of […]

Whimsical Owl

Whimsical Owl

Once again I found myself applying art journaling to my sculptures. This time a cute little owl was born. “Believe in yourself” are such wise words, and what better to hear that from than a wise old owl! 🙂 I made him with paper mache […]

Whimsical Bottle Doll

Whimsical Bottle Doll

Every year I sign up for Life Book, an online year-long art journaling course full of inspiration by Tamara Laporte and her fabulous group of teachers. We tend to do a lot of cute whimsical faces, but of course, they are paintings and drawings rather than sculptures. […]


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