Pep

Back when I had time to kill, and babies were things only other people had, I discovered an art term that had me at “hello”: Papercraft. It’s like origami but without all the rules; you can cut, tape and glue all day long. Similar to origami, the models come in a range of difficulties of…

Design Constraints & Lighter Cases

One of the more unique applications I’ve discovered for polymer clay is as a Zippo ligher case. The example I’m referencing is the horse lighter case. The biggest challenge was how to transpose the requested design onto the lighter’s rectangular shape. Some creatures features are more conducive to the rectangular shape, while others drive you…