Since I last checked in I've completed 3 additional classes, which is why I have been so quiet. I have 10 more to go before I graduate with my degree in Business: Human Resource Management. I plan to complete those 10 classes by September so it is going to be a long, busy year.
With that said, I will be participating in the 2018 Polymer Clay Challenge being hosted by Katie over at Kater's Acres. This will be my third year participating and while I haven't completed 52 of anything, each year I do more. This year I am going to continue to focus on sculpting heads. I love all the personalities that I create.
Here are some of the ones from this year
I smile every time I look at them. I'll be posting a recap of my 2017 projects next month along with plans for 2018.
I haven't finished my Ball Jointed Doll yet but she is sitting front and center in my studio (if you look in the top picture in the top right corner you will see her). I have a lot of ideas for her costume and keep gathering Steam Punk supplies. I did work on her a bit yesterday, I had to tighten the elastic that holds her legs on. Next up is to sculpt a new arm and new feet for her, then the costuming will begin.
I am also working on a new contest entry for Art Doll Quarterly's next contest. The theme is Haunted Fairy Tales. This is right up my alley and I am really excited about it so I took a break from studying yesterday to work on making some zombie eyes. I'll post more about that later this week.
I will still be here. Time management is something that I am getting pretty good at, along with knowing what is important and worth the time and what to let go of. I know that I have to make time for the fun and creative, along with family, friends and health, or I will burn out and not be able to concentrate on school.