Category Archives: Parker

Parker & all his adventures

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

Parker - Handmade Polymer Clay Figurine by KatersAcres

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 full story line, home to live in, back store, friends, and plenty of adventures to be had along the way. But there’s a funny thing that happens when you work in one area long enough. You find that eventually you end up “growing up Parker.”

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Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 42

Posted on October 22, 2015 in Parker, Polymer Clay Challenge, Polymer Clay Dragons by Katie Oskin

2015 Polymer Clay Challenge - Week 42 with KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Challenge

2015 Polymer Clay Challenge - Week 42 with KatersAcres

 

Winter Dragons & Spider Parker

Week 42

My 2015 polymer clay challenge was to create (at least) one polymer clay dragon & one new Parker a week. You can read my personal challenge here. Each participant is encouraged to challenge themselves to something they want to do. Let’s see what this week brought me…

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Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 41

Posted on October 15, 2015 in Parker, Polymer Clay Challenge, Polymer Clay Dragons by Katie Oskin

2015 Polymer Clay Challenge - Week 41 with KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Challenge

2015 Polymer Clay Challenge - Week 41 with KatersAcres

NEW Robot Dragons & Parker

Week 41

My 2015 polymer clay challenge was to create (at least) one polymer clay dragon & one new Parker a week. You can read my personal challenge here. Each participant is encouraged to challenge themselves to something they want to do. Let’s see what this week brought me…

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Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 40

Posted on October 8, 2015 in Parker, Polymer Clay Challenge, Polymer Clay Dragons by Katie Oskin

2015 Polymer Clay Challenge, Week 40 by KatersAcres | #2015PCChallenge

Polymer Clay Challenge

2015 Polymer Clay Challenge, Week 40 by KatersAcres | #2015PCChallenge

 

Meet Grapette & Parker

Week 40

My 2015 polymer clay challenge was to create (at least) one polymer clay dragon & one new Parker a week. You can read my personal challenge here. Each participant is encouraged to challenge themselves to something they want to do. Let’s see what this week brought me…

Don’t forget to add #2015PCChallenge to all your social media & blog posts.

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Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 39

Posted on October 1, 2015 in Parker, Polymer Clay Challenge, Polymer Clay Dragons by Katie Oskin

2015 Polymer Clay Challenge, Week 39 by KatersAcres | #2015PCChallenge

Polymer Clay Challenge

2015 Polymer Clay Challenge, Week 39 by KatersAcres | #2015PCChallenge

Meet Bristol & Parker

Week 39

My 2015 polymer clay challenge was to create (at least) one polymer clay dragon & one new Parker a week. You can read my personal challenge here. Each participant is encouraged to challenge themselves to something they want to do. Let’s see what this week brought me…

Don’t forget to add #2015PCChallenge to all your social media & blog posts.

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Happy National Coffee Day

Posted on September 29, 2015 in Parker by Katie Oskin

Happy International Coffee Day

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Adopt Me Secret Parker

2015 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 38

Posted on September 24, 2015 in Parker, Polymer Clay Challenge, Polymer Clay Dragons by Katie Oskin

2015 Polymer Clay Challenge, Week 38 by KatersAcres | #2015PCChallenge

2015 Polymer Clay Challenge

2015 Polymer Clay Challenge, Week 38 by KatersAcres | #2015PCChallenge

 

Week 38

My 2015 polymer clay challenge was to create (at least) one polymer clay dragon & one new Parker a week. You can read my personal challenge here. Each participant is encouraged to challenge themselves to something they want to do. Let’s see what this week brought me…

Don’t forget to add #2015PCChallenge to all your social media & blog posts.

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Happy Birthday Parker!

Posted on September 3, 2013 in Offers, Parker by Katie Oskin

Parker Turns 3 Today!

Happy Birthday Parker Banner

ParkerToday is the day, Parker is 3 today! Wow! I can’t believe that this little guy came alive from colored pencil drawings to the cute little raindrop shaped guy that he is. The past 3 years have been an awesome and wild adventure. Parker is growing and growing quickly. My “studio” began four years ago in a table in the living room, to consuming the living room, to my husband building me a brand new studio home for Parker (and did I mention that we could have guests over into our living room again?)!

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Lolly is Here!

Posted on December 31, 2012 in Parker by Katie Oskin

Parker & Lolly - Polymer Clay Characters from KatersAcres

WELCOME LOLLY!

Well, the time you have been waiting for is here.  Today Kater’s Acres newest polymer clay character is announced.  Parker’s little sister, Lolly has arrived!  She goes on sale in my Etsy store tomorrow, Jan. 1st, 2013.  Do you want to know more about her? Read More

Parker’s Christmas GingerBread House StoryBook Scene

Posted on November 19, 2012 in Parker by Katie Oskin

Parker's GingerBread House StoryBook Scene by KatersAcres

The Biggest StoryBook Scene I’ve Ever Made!

Parker's GingerBread House StoryBook Scene by KatersAcres

There’s something that I’ve never done in my life…and that is make a GingerBread House.  I love the way they look and the smile that they bring to everyone’s face when they are seen around the house.  So this year, as the Grand Finale to the Twelve Days of Christmas, I made my very first GingerBread House!  After 12 grueling hours in the studio, Parker’s first GingerBread House came to life.

 

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First Grade

Posted on September 18, 2012 in Parker by Katie Oskin

Parker's Big Secret at Kater's Acres

Well…it’s time to unleash a secret I’ve been holding onto for quite some time.  Are you ready to hear it?  It’s big and it’s exciting!

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Protected: Making a Parker

Posted on July 17, 2012 in Parker, Polymer Clay by Katie Oskin

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Parker’s Story

Posted on July 7, 2012 in Parker by Katie Oskin

Parker’s story begins in a place not of this world…

Parker lived in the midst of the great clouds of Nimbus, a tiny town tucked high above the clouds beyond the deep blue sky.  It was on the Nimbus Rainbow where Parker and his friends played each day. They would slide along the colored beams that arched over the town, dancing in the light each morning and playing in its rays.

The Nimbus rainbow held all their secrets of magical places, knew all the adventures of make-believe that Parker dreamed and kept the town and it’s children full of life.  Yes, Nimbus was a great place to call home. It’s a place Parker longs to return.

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What Makes Parker Special?

Posted on June 3, 2012 in Parker by Katie Oskin

What makes Parker so special?  There are lots of things that make him special.  But today we want to discuss why Parker is so cherished, beloved, and a great piece of art.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve looked at one of our StoryBook Scenes and decided, “I just don’t think I can let someone adopt this one.” Ultimately, if I did that with every item I make, you’d never see anything new in our store, my house would be overflowing with adorable clay figurines, and I’m pretty sure my husband would think I was a crazy lady. Read More

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