Aye eye Captain

I’ve been burning some cataract eyes in the oven, but it’s my own fault: I didn’t follow the recipe quite exactly enough. It all started when I was eyeing some glass doll eyes for sale on Etsy. They’re gorgeous, so lifelike and priced as such. Luckily, I discovered a tutorial online for making eyes from polymer clay…

The Evil Weevil

Twas few nights after Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring except for a weevil, an EVIL WEEVIL! I’m still in the beginning stages of researching this Sri Lanka Weevil (Myllocerus undatus)… at least that’s what I think it is. It could be a Little Leaf Notcher Weevil (Artipus floridanus), which is…

One piece closer

Dang! I had a lot of pictures in my last post! Some might say… too many? …I might say that. In hindsight, I should have divided the images from the last post into 2 posts, but I was excited and proud at how this chess piece was coming along. I’ve “finished” sculpting it, and I’m…

What have I been eating?!

What a long weekend! I tackled a few projects and have hardly  a thing to show for it: tending to the yard, the boy, got in touch with Smooth-On (about the mold making products), and found a bunch more questions about the inner workings of this website. YES, I finally head back from Smooth-On… kinda.…

Poly(chloroethanediyl)?

…better known as Polyvinyl chloride (PVC… yes, like the pipes) is produced by polymerization of the vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), as depicted… pretty awesome huh?! Not only is this substance used to make sewage pipes, wire insulation, clothing, upholstery, shoes, vinyl records and more – a sculptable version of this substance is what we know as Polymer Clay. [dropcap_1] P [/dropcap_1] olymer…