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Polymer Clay Q&A with Katie – Episodes ONE and TWO

Posted on June 14, 2016 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Question and Answer with KatersAcres | CLICK to see Episodes

Polymer Clay Q & A

Polymer Clay Question and Answer with KatersAcres | CLICK to see Episode 1

with Katie of KatersAcres

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A Christi Friesen Summer

Posted on June 10, 2016 in 2013 Friesen Project by Katie Oskin

A Summer of Fun & Giveaways with Christi Friesen & KatersAcres

A Christi Friesen Summer of Fun EDITOR’S NOTE: ALL GIVEAWAYS HAVE ENDED AS OF AUGUST 2016. Over my years of working with polymer I have met some truly wonderful people. Few are as giving and generous as the fabulous Christi Friesen. This summer we are collaborating once again for a summer filled with fun and…

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Spring Green Clay Color Recipe

Posted on June 7, 2016 in Creative Prompts by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Color Recipe for Spring Green by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Color Recipe SPRING GREEN I love green … so much so that it’s one of KatersAcres primary colors. Coming up with variations of greens to use in my designs is always fun and seems to be endless with hundreds of combinations to choose from. I have been returning to this simple color often lately and…

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Book Review: Polymer Clay Chinese Style by Han Han

Posted on June 3, 2016 in Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Chinese Style by Han Han | Complete polymer clay book review

Polymer Clay Book Review: Polymer Clay Chinese Style by Han Han

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Meet Polymer Clay Artist Jennifer Sorensen

Posted on June 1, 2016 in Featured Artists by Katie Oskin

Meet Polymer Clay Artist Jennifer Sorensen It’s my pleasure and joy today to introduce you to a polymer clay artist who is not only super talented, but a true “American Sweetheart.” Jennifer’s kindness and joy radiate through her life and her work. It’s my honor to have her here today and to introduce her to each of…

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WIP Wednesday in KatersAcres Polymer Clay Studio

Posted on May 25, 2016 in Work In Progress by Katie Oskin

WIP from KatersAcres Polymer Clay Studio | WIP Wednesday for tutorials, tips, & more

WIP Wednesday  Inside KatersAcres Polymer Clay Studio

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Sunset Skinner Blend Recipe

Posted on May 24, 2016 in Creative Prompts by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Skinner Blend Color Recipe for Sunset by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Color Recipe Sunset Skinner Blend Spring is here and in NW PA that means that we often have some of the most vibrant sunsets of the year. Here’s a sunset skinner blend recipe that mimics the color palette of the setting sun; I’ve aptly named it “Sunset” … imagine that.

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Regrouping for the 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge

Posted on May 20, 2016 in Fantasy Sculptures, Polymer Clay Challenge by Katie Oskin

2016 Polymer Clay Challenge, Week 20 Polymer Clay Face Sculptures by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Faces | #2016PCChallenge REGROUPING: Sometimes it’s hard to face the truth … I’ve known the truth for about 2 months now … but facing that truth has been a different story. So what “truth” am I talking about? I’m talking about satisfaction with polymer clay. Many of us can honestly say that we are…

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Christi Friesen Workshop

Posted on May 17, 2016 in 2013 Friesen Project, Polymer Clay by Katie Oskin

Katie Oskin, Christi Friesen, & Brenda Lansdowne

A Weekend with Christi Friesen Sponsored by B’Sue Boutiques I spent Thursday through yesterday (Monday) morning with the fabulous Brenda Sue of B’Sue Boutiques and the polymer princess herself, Christi Friesen.

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WIP Wednesday in Kater’s Acres Polymer Clay Studio

Posted on May 11, 2016 in Work In Progress by Katie Oskin

WIP Wednesday in Kater's Acres Polymer Clay Studio | CLICK to get tutorial links, tips, hints, & much more

WIP Wednesday  Inside KatersAcres Polymer Clay Studio

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Polymer Clay Gemstones: The Art of Deception

Posted on May 6, 2016 in Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Gemstones: The Art of Deception by Randee Ketzel and Kim Schlenke | May 2016 Polymer Clay Book of the Month

Polymer Clay Gemstones, The Art of Deception by Randee Ketzel & Kim Schlinke   Polymer Clay Book of the Month If you are new to KatersAcres, my goal with everything that I do here on the website is to make polymer clay engaging, fun, and accessible to everyone. You don’t need to be a professional artist…

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Meet Miranda Farrand

Posted on May 4, 2016 in Featured Artists by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Artist, Miranda Farrand

Meet Polymer Clay Artist Miranda Farrand It’s my pleasure and joy today to introduce you to a polymer clay artist who is no stranger to the polymer clay community, Miranda Farrand. Miranda’s quirky and unusual critters have been a constant way to make me smile over the years. Miranda is an accomplished sculpturist and artist and is also a…

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May Tutorial of the Month: Clay Bundled Babies

Posted on May 3, 2016 in Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Clay Bundled Babies Tutorial | May Tutorial of the Month

  Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month: Clay Bundled Babies by Joyce Geleynse It’s the first Tuesday of the month and you know what that means?! It means that I introduce you to our polymer clay tutorial of the month! [Click here to see past tutorials of the month.] This month we’re continuing our journey of sculpting….

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Translucent Liquid Sculpey vs Bake and Bond

Posted on April 29, 2016 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks, Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Transluscent Liquid Sculpey vs Bake & Bond

Translucent Liquid Sculpey vs Bake & Bond

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The Making of Caned Polymer Clay Flowers

Posted on April 26, 2016 in Polymer Clay, Work In Progress by Katie Oskin

The Making of Long Stemmed Caned Polymer Clay Flowers Bouquet by KatersAcres

Behind the Scenes The Making of Caned Polymer Clay Flowers Bouquet Every once and awhile there’s something you make that has more meaning than your day-to-day creations. For me, it was this lovely bunch of caned polymer clay flowers. Why? Because I made these in honor of my Mom’s birthday this past weekend.

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