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WIP Wednesday Smorgasbord

Posted on March 15, 2017 in Work In Progress by Katie Oskin

WIP Wednesday in KatersAcres Polymer Clay Studio

WIP Wednesday Smorgasbord

WIP Wednesday in KatersAcres Polymer Clay Studio

Do you ever feel you’re surrounded with WIP? Still wondering what WIP is? WIP is “Work in progress” or “Work in progression” or “Work in procrastination” or “work in process” … to be honest it depends on the week as to what the “P” in WIP actually means. Regardless, the past several weeks have been very busy and filled with a ton of creating & busy work here at KatersAcres. And today my WIP Wednesday post is on Thursday because, well, the Eeyore mask will tell you (keep reading). In the meantime, here’s a look at some other WIP that are going on in here in my studio, as well as some notes, tidbits, and some other artist’s work you may have missed. Keep reading…

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Miniature Caned Polymer Clay LadyBug Tutorial

Posted on March 14, 2017 in Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Miniature Caned Polymer Clay Lady Bug Tutorial Here’s a simple easy polymer clay ladybug tutorial to make your own tiny little miniatures for yourself. If you joined me yesterday to read about my Into the Forest submission, then you saw these tiny little caned Lady Bugs parading. Now you can make your own. Enjoy! Related…

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Into the Forest Submission by KatersAcres

Posted on March 13, 2017 in In My Studio, Polymer Clay by Katie Oskin

Into the Forest Submission by Katie Oskin

My Into the Forest Submission Into the Forest is an international collaboration of polymer artists and enthusiasts. It is inspired by the high altitude aspen groves in the Rocky Mountains. This project, Into the Forest is an evolving mixed media international installation from Laura Tabakman, Emily Squires Levine and Julie Eakes. The idea was to bring…

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Overlooked Polymer Clay Tips You Might Not Know

Posted on March 7, 2017 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Tips from KatersAcres

When it comes to polymer clay, one of the most frequently asked questions when I teach at workshops, give classes, and receive emails is: “can you give me some polymer clay tips?” It’s no secret that everyone wants tips when starting out on a new hobby. Here’s a few overlooked polymer clay tips to help you…

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Reasons to Join a Tutorial Club with a Special Offer

Posted on February 28, 2017 in Offers, Parker's Clayful Tutorials, Polymer Clay, Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Parker's Clayful Tutorials Club | Whimsical Sculptures YOU Can Create!

One of the things that I am asked the most often is “why should I join a tutorial club anyway?” In all honesty the answers are as varied as the people who join them are. Today I’m going to give you a few reasons to join a tutorial club; and why you may want to consider…

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WIP Wednesday: Studio Clearance, Grumpy Faces, Artist Finds

Posted on February 22, 2017 in Work In Progress by Katie Oskin

WIP Wednesday in KatersAcres Polymer Clay Studio

WIP Wednesday: A Very Busy Week This WIP Wednesday is jam-packed with stuff you won’t want to miss. This past week has been a very busy one for me here at KatersAcres, not including the busy week behind that one! On Monday we launched our huge Studio Overhaul & Clearance sale [check out the announcement…

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The Year of Discovery’s Studio Clearance Sale!

Posted on February 17, 2017 in In My Studio, Offers, Polymer Clay by Katie Oskin

The Year of Discovery at KatersAcres

… The Year of Discovery … Have you ever sat back and wondered if you or your art is going in the right direction? Ever stopped and wondered if you are being true to your inner most self? This past fall as I spent over 30 days (on two separate occasions) hospitalized and I had…

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Artistic Evolution: Growing Up Parker

Posted on February 16, 2017 in Parker, Polymer Clay by Katie Oskin

Parker - Handmade Polymer Clay Figurine by KatersAcres

Artistic Evolution: Growing Up Parker When you begin a new craft or hobby your work is often in it’s “rough” stages. You begin simplistically. Simple shapes, patterns, and techniques. Parker is one such example. Parker was not the first thing I made with polymer clay, but he was the first character I created with a…

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Five Tips for Sculpting with White Polymer Clay

Posted on February 14, 2017 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks by Katie Oskin

Tips for Sculpting with White Polymer Clay by KatersAcres

Tips for Sculpting with White Polymer Clay There can be nothing more frustrating than sculpting with white polymer clay. Before you know it dust, lint, fibers, rouge cat hair, glitter (than you haven’t used in a month), and specks of other colors of clay find there way embedded into your pristine white polymer clay. There’s no need…

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Free Polymer Clay Valentine’s Day Tutorials

Posted on February 7, 2017 in Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Free Polymer Clay Valentine's Day Tutorials by KatersAcres

Free Polymer Clay Valentine’s Day Tutorials Here’s our free polymer clay Valentine’s Day tutorials that you might like to try your creativity with to make for someone you love this upcoming Valentine’s Day. With over 200 free polymer clay tutorials here on KatersAcres, it can be a daunting task to remember where they all are….

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WIP Wednesday: Polymer Clay Studio Ideas & More

Posted on February 1, 2017 in Work In Progress by Katie Oskin

WIP Wednesday: Polymer Clay Studio Ideas & More | CLICK for Ideas, Hints, Tips, & More

WIP Wednesday: Polymer Clay Studio Ideas & More   Polymer Clay Studio Ideas & More This January overview will hit the high points of our WIP Wednesday for the month. Why just the highlights? Because as a working full-time polymer studio, there’s always a lot of things that go on here in NW Pennsylvania that…

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Valentine’s Day Book Tutorial

Posted on January 31, 2017 in Tutorials by Katie Oskin

DIY Polymer Clay Valentine's Day Book Tutorial by KatersAcres | CLICK to learn how to make your own

Polymer Clay Valentine’s Day Book Tutorial This DIY polymer clay Valentine’s Day book tutorial will show you how to make a cute little book for someone you love this Valentine’s Day. You can fill the book with whatever sentiments you’d like. Here’s a few ideas for you: coupons, reasons why (the recipient) is loved, positive…

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