Posted on April 27, 2017 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks by Katie Oskin
Finding Your Routing is Essential
Finding your routine is an essential part of being an artist. It is not something that many of us even think about. A routine can help us settle in. Routine can help us to automatically perceive things about our environment. Today, over on the Sculpey blog I am discussing finding your routine. Why? Because find your routine is one way that will help you in your creative process.
Posted on April 20, 2017 in Creative Prompts by Katie Oskin
Bold, Bright, & Vivid Colors of Spring
Colors of Spring are those colors that make me feel happy, bouncy, and rejuvenated. Are there certain colors of Spring that you automatically gravitate to? Maybe it’s because of the way that they make you feel? Perhaps it’s because of the clothes you wear? Or maybe it’s because it’s some preconceived notion you already have. Today let’s look at some vibrant colors to liven up your old spring pastel palettes.
Posted on April 14, 2017 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks by Katie Oskin
How to Spring Clean Your Studio
Spring clean your studio easily, quickly, and efficiently. These tried and true tips that will take you from danger zone to comfort zone in less than 30 minutes. The arrival of spring not only makes me want to clay my days away, but it also makes me want to clean! It’s not secret that I can’t clean in a mess. I’ve written many times about how I LOVE a very clean studio. Unlike many other artists, I crave a clean and tidy workspace. [It’s okay, you can laugh.] I do know that I’m not the only artist that is like this. I have written articles on this blog before about how you can clean up your studio, but today I’m talking about the BIG clean up (almost like a purge) that you really should do every spring.
Posted on April 7, 2017 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks by Katie Oskin
Selecting a new project can often be a daunting task. Today I’m going to help you to conquer it! As many of you know I’m a freelance designer and part of the Design Squad for Polyform. I’ve been part of their Design Squad since 2015. It’s hard to believe that it’s been that long! This is my month to write for the blog and I’m inviting YOU to come over and join us!
Posted on March 17, 2015 in Tutorials by Katie Oskin
Kater’s Acres & Polyform Present:
Polymer Clay Bookends Tutorial
My newest project for Polyform is part of their “Mom & Me” series. This series of projects includes smaller projects that children can do with the help of a parent.
This project uses Polyform’s newest clay, Soufflé.
Posted on October 23, 2014 in Featured Artists, Polymer Clay by Katie Oskin
2015 Polyform Design Squad
I am please as punch to make the announcement that I have been keeping quiet about for awhile now. So … without further ado …