Category: Event News

Questions? We’ve Got Answers

Since the PAS Team announced our seven presenters and the schedule, we’ve fielded many questions. Here are the most frequently asked questions and the answers.

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How Do You Zoom?

The start of the Polymer Art Summit (PAS) is just 3 weeks away, and while a lot of people have used Zoom, there are some form whom the PAS event will be their first exposure to online polymer education. We wanted to give you a few tips and tricks to get you started with confidence.

PAS Keeps Getting Better

How could spending two days immersed in mokume-themed creativity and learning possibly be any better? Hmm…how about with the added fun of some fabulous door prizes?

Tool Time Entry Deadline Approaching

As a registered attendee of the 2021 Polymer Art Summit, you are invited to send an image of your favorite tool(s) along with a brief description. All images will be compiled into a slideshow for the “Tool Time” session scheduled for Sunday, August 8th from 9:30-10:00 as well as available as a handout for your reference.

Helen Wyland-Malchow: A Passion for Patterns

It’s funny how things you love when you are a child influence your work as an adult.   For me it is patterned wood and stone, like figured maple, burls, diseased elm, crazy lace agate, rainforest jasper and poppy agate. As a metalsmith I wanted to find a way to incorporate these textures, patterns and shapes into…
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Follow Us….Instantly

Hop over to Instagram and give us a follow. We’ll be sharing work from our seven extraordinary teachers, tools, and more. Want to tag us? Use #polymerartsummit in your captions.

Barbara McGuire: Putting Her Stamp in It

In the late 90’s when Nan Roche introduced me to using rubber stamp impressions in the process, I created a line of stamps specifically for working in Mokume Gane.

Polymer Art Summit is Social

Hey friends! If you are on Facebook, please pop over to our new Facebook page and give us a Like. The Team is sharing news and answering your questions there, too. Not on Facebook? Don’t worry, we’ve got an Instagram account coming soon and you can always reach us by email.

Linda Leach: Not Your Grandmother’s Crazy Quilt

Years ago I was fortunate to meet a fiber artist who had spent many years traveling around the world. Her latest work included some of the exotic fabric she had found in her travels which she incorporated into beautiful crazy quilt blocks. She gave me this wonderful quilt block which became my inspiration in learning…
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Curious Minds Want to Know

For polymer artists working with the Mokume Gane technique, imprint tools are the equivalent of pirate booty.