Friday, September 9, 2011

Feathering in Clay

I've always loved the look of the feathering technique in lampwork beads, and was pleased to learn there are methods to accomplish a similar look in polymer. I will be teaching a workshop on this technique at the Marlborough Arts Center in October. Here are some photos from a set I made. To me, it seems to have a decidedly Southwestern flavor. I'm going to have to try some totally different colors to see what other effects transpire.


  1. Oh my gosh, these are awesome. Love your blog and look forward to more.

  2. Thanks so much, Marlene! It's a really fun technique, and I love the look.

    Had to browse through your blog - love your Halloween spirit! :)

  3. Well, I've done some feathering, but nothing that looked as fabulous as these! The exquisite coloring of the clays that you've used also just make these pieces wonderful. I'm positive you did something delightful to make those colors - it almost looks like texture!