EP 07 – The Art of Teddy Bear Making with Tami Eveslage – Sculpting Series – Creativity in Focus

This week Creativity in focus had Tami Eveslage as our guest. We talked about teddy bear making and the business of selling teddy bears.

EP 06 – Apryl Jensen and the Business of Art Dolls – Sculpting Series – Creativity in Focus

Today on Creativity in Focus we’re with Apryl Jensen talking about the business of art dolls. She is an art doll sculptor and the distributor of ProSculpt. She talked about art dolls and ball jointed dolls, sculpting and the life of an artist. She also talked about how she bought Jack Johnston business and a lot about mindset.

Check out Apryl’s courses!

Business Consultant Robert Imbriale at the Creativity in Focus podcast.

EP 04 – Jodie McDougall – Glass and Fiber Artist – Creativity in Focus

Live Interview with Glass and Fiber Artist Jodie McDougall was a blast. Our host was glass artist Jodi McRaney-Rusho and we all had a blast. Jodie McDougall talked a little about glass techniques when making millefiori canes, showed the process of some of her pieces, talked about what moves her and some business tips. glass millefiori canes Simply it was another amazing episode of Creativity in Focus. Artist Jodie McDougall also talked about how she makes fun wet felted hats. Every week we have a new interview. Tuesdays at 2:30 on our Curious Mondo Facebook page CREATIVITY_ON_FOCUS

EP 03 – Beverly Oliwa – Turning T-Shirts Into Sculptural Art! – Sculpting Series – Creativity in Focus

CREATIVITY_ON_FOCUS Creativity in Focus interviews artist Beverly Oliwa and she will be talking about how to turn t-shirts into sculptural art. Beverly uses Paverpol as a textile hardener in order to make her sculptures   Beverly has her course at Curious Mondo: How to Create Indoor/Outdoor Sculptures for Beginners using Paverpol Here are some of the sculptures Beverly creates with Paverpol: paverpol-sculpture birdinpaverpol paverpol-sculpting-01 paverpol artist

EP 02 – Allison Harding – Creativity in Focus

Interview with fiber artist Allison Harding where she talks about fiber, spinning and wet felting. She showed her amazing pieces in Nuno Felt. alison harding This episode was super informative and fun. CREATIVITY_ON_FOCUS

Jack Johnston and Art Doll Making

Here is an interview I did with Jack Johnston an icon in the art doll industry. He tells us about his business and the doll industry. With host Shahar Boyayan from Curious Mondo. Jack Johnston is an icon in the doll making industry. He has helped many entrepreneurs start their own doll making business. Today he shares with us his view of entrepreneurship, doll making and some secrets in his business. He is known for art dolls made of polymer clay, is part of the art dolls guild and owner of Prosculpt clay brand.

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EP 01 – Noemi Smith – Sculpting Series – Creativity in Focus

CREATIVITY_ON_FOCUSOur first episode of Creativity in focus where we highlight artists and their art. Noemi Smith is our guest in this episode where she talks about creating, challenges and Ball Jointed Dolls. Noemi Smith is a figurative artists and create amazing dolls. She is an instructor at Curious Mondo

Check out her courses!

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Interview with Megan Nedds from Woolen Wagon Felt Creations, Needle Felting

This week we interview Megan Nedds from Woolen Wangon a young felt artist with amazing animal sculptures.

She makes realistic needle felted animals sculptures

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How to Chose Fur For Teddy Bears

Let’s talk now on How to Chose Fur For Teddy Bears. If you are a maker that makes cute little things that have fur, this video is for you.
This week we visit a company that sells eco-friendly fur for teddy bears and stuffed animals.
Intercal shares with us details about the market and the right type of fur for your furry friends.

BjD Doll Making

We are creating a whole series of virtual workshops for makers. don’t forget to check on the site.

This video talks about BjD Doll Making. This interview is with bjd doll maker Sarah Seiter. Sarah is one of the few American ball jointed doll makers and she shares with us about her business, her dolls and the techniques she uses. Hosted by Shahar Boyayan

How to Run a Jewelry Store

Keep an eye for next year’s classes because we have some serious beading coming up.

For now we invite you to watch this interview we did a while back talking about how to run a jewelry business. More specific a beading store.
http://www.spillthebeanstv.com See how smart entrepreneurs run a jewelry store. Tremaine Fenton shares with you how she runs a successful bead store, her challenges and advice. With host Shahar Boyayan, marketing advisor from BuzzBooster