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Robin: Wish.Play.Create. Week 3 – Knowing Your Limitations

Have you checked out Stephanie Lee’s Work? She was this week’s fabulous instructor in the WishStudio for the online art playgroup. Her contribution was heart of stone plaster pendants and called for an introduction of plaster of paris and doing some wire work. I gotta come clean on this. When something this NEW TO ME is introduced, I actually need the benefit of sitting in a class with an instructor coddling me through my fear! And really, that SHOULD NOT have been necessary because Stpehanie’s instructions were very clear and she gave us a PHENOMENAL amount of pictures with each step. I think this was just not the right time for me to learn it. So…

Plan B:

Josey and her best friend Noelle up 6:15 am on a Saturday morning after their sleepover, remnants of the carnvial we went to the night before still on their face! We are prepping to make polymer clay pendants!

This is something I learned to do about two years ago in an art class I took at a local community center.  The girls were amazed at the amount of work it took to get the clay soft — this is NOT Play-Doh!
Josey decided she wanted to make cookies for her kitchen (don’t worry, I’m way ahead of what is going to happen later…)

I am about to hit a MAJOR SNAG because I can’t seem to remember what TEMPERATURE and HOW LONG to bake them…

The good news is they were happy with them (if you look closely, you will see they were in the oven a bit TOO LONG!)
[Cross-posted from Well of Creations]
6 Comments Post a comment
  1. these are lovely. those girls look so happy with themselves and what a good idea to do it with her friend! I can imagine the chatter and laughter.

    September 28, 2010
  2. thanks Shona! It really was a fun time and it was nice to know that I am getting a “creative mama” archive that I can pull from in a pinch.

    September 28, 2010
  3. Nicely done, Robin!

    Earlier this week, we managed to finish taking all our photos for WEEK TWO’s project….at this rate, it will be 2011 before we finish all five weeks, but what the heck. We’re having fun, so I’m not going to worry about our turtle pace.

    September 29, 2010
  4. Miranda, I am with you! The projects will get done AT SOME POINT and in the meantime, we have fun taking our time talking and prepping for the EXECUTION.

    September 30, 2010
  5. what’s that old saying? revised a bit? improvisation is the mother of creativity! great way to turn the project around to something you were more comfortable with. looks like josie and her friend had a great time regardless!

    September 30, 2010
  6. thanks kelly! it was their first sleepover since we got back from Germany so it was a nice way to have a symbol of the time together.

    October 1, 2010

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