Cindy Wright at bench

What is Lampworking? by Cindy Wright

What is Lampworking? by Cindy Wright Early lampworking was done in the flame of an oil lamp, with the artist blowing air into the flame through a pipe or using foot-powered bellows. Most artists today use torches that burn a mix of natural gas and oxygen. Lampworking is also known as flameworking or torchworking, It involves holding a […]

What is Polymer Clay?

What Is Polymer Clay? Polymer Clay has been around, in one form or another, since the late 1930s. A German doll maker Fifi Rehbinder, was having trouble finding her usual supplies, due to the political upheaval of the time. Born out of necessity, she developed a plastic clay she called “Fifi Mosaik”, which she used […]