I sit at my desk in my cramped little apartment and try to think of ways to capture some of this. We go for walks often enough; I'm always picking things up and asking my fiance what this leaf is or how to identify that flower. I was looking at these bits and pieces and remembered my old ceramics teacher from junior high and a technique she'd taught me. I didn't have any clay, but I did have some sculpey.
And, what do you know? It worked.
Texture is only half the charm, though. Color, must have color! Glorious color! It's been a while since I painted last... a long while. But I have paints, acrylic paints. And glaze, too. The prototype turned out rather pleasing.
Some colorful stone chips, some wooden beads, and some copper stringing wire later...
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