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

When this is all over …

When this is all over … This Is Tommy’s refrain at the minute. Our conversations via FaceTime are discussions about what he’s been doing balanced with what he wants to do ‘when this is all over.’ I think many of us are feeling like that – what WILL happen in the future what will our new normal look like? More to the point what are … Continue reading When this is all over …