Artisan Crafts Week
Hello! My name is Chris Kapono aka MandarinMoon and I am probably best known for my work with polymer clay. I use it to make jewelry, mosaic and found object tiles, unique boxes, dragon eggs and journal covers.
If you have not yet worked with polymer clay, journal covers are a great first project. In this tutorial, I will guide you through the steps to make your own unique journal or sketchbook cover. After working with polymer clay you will begin to realize it's potential and versatility!
Let's begin with a list of tools and supplies you will need for this project:
Hardcover blank journal or sketchbook (the book I am
I have been thinking of getting back to my artistic roots which is drawing. I have this idea of creating some adult coloring books and was initially going to begin drawing them by hand the old fashioned way. You know...pen on paper. :) Then it occurred to me that, since my idea will be creating patterns with repetitions of the same item or group of items, that it may be a better idea to create them on a tablet. Then I can enlarge, reduce, duplicate or change the direction of say, a flower that I have drawn. No tracing or erasing and worrying about smudges or spilling my coffee on the paper.
Trouble is...I am completely clueless regarding tab
I have been begun several new projects in 2015 that will continue into the new year. It is exciting!
I was contacted by Faerie Magazine and now offer dragon eggs and other fantasy type items through them. Here is a link if you'd like to check it out Dragon Eggs
I am also going to teach again in the Polymer Clay Adventure Retreat. It is a year of video tutorials from some well known polymer clay artists and more! If interested in learning more about this opportunity click here http://bit.ly/ChrisK2016
From January 1, 2016 through January 8, 2016 I am offering a FREE Gift with PURCHASE for anyone that joins through my link http:
Thank you for joining the family of artists here at . We are eager to see your display of skill and talent and have it showcased in the Group! If you have any questions feel free to message us, and don't forget to check out the Group's rules.