2023 relaunch of Etsy shop

Just a quick blog post to say I’ve reopened my Etsy shop. My creative blog posts get lots of interest so I have uploaded PDFs of ‘How to…’ onto Etsy. Noticing walks – is all about walks with your camera The Etsy link is HERE POLYMER CLAY – MOKUME GANE – is tips, ideas and images around making polymer clay veneers using the Mokume Gane … Continue reading 2023 relaunch of Etsy shop

Never Say Never …

Never say Never… Is the name of a foundation for limb different families based in the US. It isn’t just a slogan it’s actually a way of life for the children and the volunteers I met at their pirate camp earlier this month. From the child with no limbs who went sailing, to the volunteer with no arms who happily used his feet to kayak. … Continue reading Never Say Never …

Making Artwork from scraps

Polymer clay is a great medium to work with. There are literally hundreds of tutorials on the internet which will give you inspiration. I love the Mokume Gane method and explain a bit more about it in this earlier blog post. I’ve found using stamps and scraps gives me the freedom to experiment on small pieces of clay. I tend to make ‘veneers’ with scraps … Continue reading Making Artwork from scraps

Limb Difference Awareness Month April 2022

Note – Our LimbBo website is in the process of having a complete revamp so I’m posting here on behalf of Team LimbBo, I am Possible Foundation and Koalaa. April is Limb Difference awareness month and year after year the message is centred on educating the public about what a limb difference is and the various reasons why they occur. But we want to take … Continue reading Limb Difference Awareness Month April 2022

I’m not strange I’m awesome…

It was all going so well… The LimbBo foundation is growing: families and supporters worldwide, new ambassadors, an activity day in the pipeline, school visits, requests from researchers for support and we were all feeling really positive. The link below is a brief overview of LimbBo for those of you who don’t know us. LimbBo Foundation Then reality hit in the form of one adult … Continue reading I’m not strange I’m awesome…

Monoprinting with a Gelli plate

I can’t follow instructions. Not negotiable – I never open the instructions from anything as I can’t follow them. I will watch you tube videos, read articles but then I just have to ‘play’. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t but either way I usually get messy and enjoy the process. Lockdown has meant I’ve had time at home to just get out old craft … Continue reading Monoprinting with a Gelli plate