Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Pardo Art Clay Canes & Pendants

I was so happy to get my white Art Clay I spent the weekend making canes. I started out with a nice assortment of Skinner blends and striped canes. 

Click on the photos for a closer look.


Then I made some Kaleidoscope Canes. I've said it before but it's worth repeating, this clay reduces so well, very little distortion as you can see. 


More canes, I like the yellow one best but my favorite is rarely the favorite of others. 




I used the scrap ends of one of the above canes to make this pendant and then added colored wire and fringe beads.  I think I will add either a raven or an owl on the pendant, I'll post a photo when I decided which to use.


 Another pendant from the end of the blue cane.   I used silvertone wire to make the bail.

I am still making canes... and will need more white clay soon. 

By the way I haven't had any further problems condition the art clay.  I opened a couple new packs of black and it conditioned with ease. Apparently just the one pack was bad.  

7 comments:

  1. ooooooooh, what a beautiful post. The canes, the colors, the patterns, the photos; yum. Thanks. - Marlene

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  2. You're welcome Marlene, I appreciate the kind words. Thanks for stopping by. BJ

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  3. That darn white clay - I know! I need to order more white right now, too. Of all the canes, the yellow one is my favorite, too.... I guess we have similar tastes. I love it!

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  4. Really? You need more white clay? Wink, wink :-)

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  5. What beautiful vibrant colors and beautiful canes!

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  6. Thanks Jackie, you obviously have very good taste! LOL

    LOL, you got something in your eye Martha? You can never have to much white clay.... right?

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  7. Nope, it's a tic, and you can't have too much translucent either:)

    I love them all. Even the yellow, though I'm not a yellow person. Can't wait to see what you did with cane in the middle of pic #2.

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