How to make a Teddy Bear

How to make an Artistic Teddy Bear was a huge success

Not only Tami Eveslage did an awesome jog showing people how to make an art Teddy bear, the audience was awesome.

There were people from all over the World and many of them were professional Teddy Bear professionals. So much talent together it made the whole experience amazing.

We can’t wait to have Tami back. Next July she will be teaching how to make furBabies.

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teddy bears

teddy bear class

EP 11 – Miniature Sculpting with Aleah Klay – Sculpting Series – Creativity in Focus

Aleah Klay is our guest today on Creativity in Focus and we’re chatting about miniature sculptures!

How to make molds and resin cast BJDs

How to make molds and resin cast BJDs
Talk about a course that goes in-depth. In the past I’ve taken courses on silicone molds and casting with resin. Then whenever I went to cast my pieces I was disappointed with the results. No wonder!
Noemi in this course went through every detail and the most smart ways to have professional level silicone molds and casting the ball jointed dolls in resin.
Even though this course mentions BJDs and those the pieces she shows in the course, this is professional level instruction for anyone interested in sculpting and casting their pieces.
How to make molds

Cast bjd in resin

cast ball jointed doll

EP 09 – Joey Heiberg, Dolly Mama – Creativity in Focus

Creativity in Focus had the privilege to interview Joey Heiberg also know as the creator of Dolly mamas. She talked about her creative process and about licensing products. You are going to love this interview!

Advanced Ball Jointed Doll Course

Advanced Ball Jointed Doll Course with Apryl Jensen is going on full force.
On the firs day she covered how to sculpt an advanced body for ball jointed dolls and today she is covering face and limbs.
She sculpts her dolls in polymer clay.

WE still have one more day for the live. The course will cover wigs and costuming as well
bjd sculptor

bjd sculpting

sculpt ball jointed doll

Garden Sculptures with T-Shirts Was a Hit

Wow! Just Wow!

Beverly Oliwa conquered everyone’s heart and empowered a lot of people to make outdoor sculptures using t-shirt.

Her course is a huge hit and was attended by people in 16 different countries.

Everyone got so excited with this technique, they couldn’t wait to get started.

Most were not familiar with the main product Paverpol and couldn’t believe sculptures with t-shirts could last year in any type of weather.

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Look at all the awesome ladies Beverly has sculpted

paverpolsculpts

Can you believe they are all made of wire and T-shirts?

paverpoltipsylady

This tipsy lady was one of the bonus classes and a lucky student got to take it home

paverpolfigure

Everyone loves a fairy in their garden

paverpolgardensculpt

This was the doll created in class

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Her name is Curiosity and she now lives in my home.

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.

Glass Artists Making Molds

People are so excited with Jodi McRanney Russo’s course Advanced Mold Making for Glass Artists

Let’s face it, almost impossible to find a good course on this topic.

Jodi is covering so many ways to create molds for glass art. She already covered a lot during the basic course for glass art mold making.

We now have a lot of fish in the studio, thanks to her examples.

glass mold

molds for glass

Advanced Mold Making for Glass Artists

Advanced Mold Making for Glass Artists is a course that a lot of people were asking for and here it is.

As usual Jodi McRaney Rusho is rocking again.

So many countries attending this course, it makes our work so rewarding.

This course is covering many techniques on how to create molds. To all personalities and budgets. Very creative ideas.

mold making

mold for glass
This one covered on the second day

Nash and Jodi

Warning: some math is in this course

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.

Stumpwork Jewelry DIY

It looks like Yesterday but it happened last week the course on How to make jewelry using stumpwork embroidery.

Stumpwork is a type of dimensional embroidery. Super fun, easy and fast to make.

diy stumpwork necklace

Several stumpwork pendants were created in class

Stumpwork brooch

Stumpwork started in England a long time ago.
There was a fox brooch and a bunny brooch too

dimensional ladybug

Of course a dimensional ladybug was also part of this course

Stumpwork Roses

and of course, Stumpwork Roses, many, many roses.

This course is meant for beginners but everyone learned something.