13 Ceramic Creations That Make You Question Reality

There’s a line between functional and creative that not everyone is able or willing to cross, and sometimes the merging of the two produces something that makes you question what you thought you knew. The thing that draws me in is how an artist uses a particular medium in a way that convinces you that it’s something else. In this case, using ceramics and porcelain to mimic the movement of fabric, or the characteristics of tin.
Here are some of the handmade, handcrafted ceramics that caught my attention… Read More …

8 Polymer Clay Creations That Break The Mould

I dug a little deeper into the realm of polymer clay art and came across so many different styles and so many exquisite pieces… This collection showcases some of the incredible talent out there, ranging from hndcrafted jewellery and ornaments to art and handmade dolls. I’ve even thrown in a link to a polymer clay project by South Africa’s Manda Theart if you’re interested in giving it a go yourself. Read More …

Inspiration: Needle Felted Miniature Creatures

There is something very special about miniatures. I have respect for the time and care that goes into sculpting something of such a minute scale with such high attention to detail. I also have an appreciation for felting and fibre art. When you combine these two forms of art, the result is magical. Here are some Read More …

Artist Profile: Dare to Dream

Having a background in art and crafts, Marietjie was encouraged by friends and family to start selling some of her handmade items. Her jewellery is mostly made from wood, but she has recently also started making upcycled necklaces out of found objects donated by random strangers.   You can see more Dare to Dream products on Read More …

Artist Profile: A Tribe Called Love

Tucked away in the greenery of the Garden Route is a young couple who like to make things by hand and grow organic vegetables. They’re known as A Tribe Called Love. They make fabric owls and furry animal hoods and other useful things made from re-purposed bits and bobs… You can see more products from A Tribe Called Love Read More …