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diyflorida:icondiyflorida:
awesome pieces! You must have a steady hand lady!
Mon Dec 1, 2014, 7:01 AM
Hkat98:iconhkat98:
Do you have a youtube chanel with tuto?
Sat Oct 11, 2014, 6:05 AM
silks1956
I am interested in using some of your pieces in a shower, do they work in wet environments?
Mon Mar 31, 2014, 12:29 PM
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awestruck!
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AngelicHeart612:iconangelicheart612:
Your work is quite lovely to look at. I would buy it instantly if I could :3 The books I mean
Thu Aug 9, 2012, 10:53 PM
MandarinMoon:iconmandarinmoon:
Hey there AnaHeartache...I missed your shout until just now! :D Thank you very much!!
Sun Jul 15, 2012, 12:27 AM
AnaHeartache:iconanaheartache:
Your art is beyond amazing and beautiful!
Sat Jun 30, 2012, 12:33 AM
AnaHeartache:iconanaheartache:
I am truly inspired to step my game up!
Sat Jun 30, 2012, 12:32 AM
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you are my fav pc artist, you amaze me
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Thank you!
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Happy New Year!

Journal Entry: Fri Jan 1, 2016, 12:31 PM


Happy 2016!

I have been begun several new projects in 2015 that will continue into the new year. It is exciting!

I was contacted by Faerie Magazine and now offer dragon eggs and other fantasy type items through them. Here is a link if you'd like to check it out Dragon Eggs
 
Dragon Eggs by MandarinMoon

I am also going to teach again in the Polymer Clay Adventure Retreat. It is a year of video tutorials from some well known polymer clay artists and more! If interested in learning more about this opportunity click here bit.ly/ChrisK2016

From January 1, 2016 through January 8, 2016 I am offering a FREE Gift with PURCHASE for anyone that joins through my link bit.ly/ChrisK2016
The free gift is a pendant similar to the ones below that I call Poseidon's Treasure. They feature a beautiful glass cabochon in the center.

Poseidon's Treasure Polymer Clay Pendants by MandarinMoon

I have a new camera that I am really excited about. I hope that the quality of my photos improve! In fact, I took the photo of the pendant above with the new camera. What do you think? It seems to capture the colors accurately and I don't have to fiddle with it to correct the colors. Thank heavens!
 
I am designing bottles for a company which is really exciting. Everything is hush hush right now but I will share info and soon as the designs are released.

I just recently had a run in with a truly crazy person that harassed me and tried to bully me into giving her a pendant she did not buy. I don't like people that try to badger someone into getting want they want. Don't reward the bullies!

In other news :) I am part of a design team for Polymer Clay TV and will be offering free tutorials of projects using their products. I'll give you links as soon as I begin posting them.

Oh! I have been featured a few times in my favorite polymer clay magazine called The Polymer Arts
It is a truly beautiful magazine available online and in print AND I may be featured in an upcoming book they will publish soon. Woohoo! :woohoo:

Well, I guess that's all the news I have for now. :) I hope you have a wonderful new year!


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  • Listening to: the last crickets of summer
  • Watching: Bones
  • Eating: Jonathan apple
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Peacock Feather Pendant by MandarinMoon
Peacock Feather Pendant
Made with polymer clay! I love this stuff. :) I have a tutorial for it here www.etsy.com/listing/448980480…

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Graphite and Rose Polymer Clay Pendants by MandarinMoon
Graphite and Rose Polymer Clay Pendants
I am loving Premo's graphite pearl, pewter and pearl colors. This is a group of pendant I made with these three colors. I added galaxy glass cabs and vintage glass cabs. Not sure why the cab in the bottom row second from the left looks so brownish because it is actually gray with a hint of lavender. Oh well. :shrug:

Care to take a gander at what I have available? Click here www.etsy.com/shop/MandarinMoon to see my handmade goodies and click here www.etsy.com/shop/MuddyPuddleW… to visit my destash shop where I sell my excess supplies.

I own the copyright to this photo and it may not be used in any way, in part or in whole, without written permission from me.
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Custom Coral Reef Tile by MandarinMoon
Custom Coral Reef Tile
This is a recreation, for a buyer, of a tile I made years ago but in a larger size. Here is the original Coral Reef Suncatcher Tile by MandarinMoon  I haven't heard back from her yet so I don't know if she is happy with it. Sure hope so because she had me personalize it! 

It was made using a glass tile as a base then adding polymer clay, glass gems, vintage cabochons, seashells and charms. It measures 6" square.

If you would like to see what I have available, visit my website at www.mandarinmoonart.com or my Etsy shop at www.mandarinmoon.etsy.com

I also have a destash shop where I sell my excess supplies at www.muddypuddlewater.etsy.com

I own the copyrights to this image and it may not be used in any way, in part or in whole, without written permission from me.
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Shipwrecked vases and jewelry by MandarinMoon
Shipwrecked vases and jewelry
I'm having fun with Swellegant paints and patinas. :D This is a series of pieces from what I call my "Shipwrecked" collection. The paints and patinas give the shells and vases a lost at the bottom of the sea look that I love. Really fun to play with. All of these items are available on my website at www.mandarinmoonart.com and in my Etsy shop www.etsy.com/shop/MandarinMoon
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Ship Wrecked Vessel by MandarinMoon
Ship Wrecked Vessel
Polymer clay over glass with lots of inclusions, such as glass gems, twigs, shells and gravel. Painted with metal and then I added a patina. Fun!

Check out my new website! www.mandarinmoonart.com/

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:iconsamurai-sam001:
Samurai-Sam001 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Very beautiful art! its amazing! :heart:
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MandarinMoon Featured By Owner 6 hours ago  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you very much!
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RandyHand Featured By Owner May 26, 2016
Congratulations on the well deserved Daily Deviation Chris!!!
All my best to you,
Take care
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MandarinMoon Featured By Owner May 26, 2016  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you Randy!
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RandyHand Featured By Owner May 27, 2016
Anytime Chris! :)
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JanoukIsis Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I really like the journals you make ^.^
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MandarinMoon Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you very much!
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Thricelight Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2015  Professional General Artist
I've just spent my after late dinner siesta perusing through your work and remembering how incredibly productive you were 5 years ago...and you seem to have been even more fantastically productive since! Puts the rest of us mere mortals to shame it does. *slumps away...spirit broken* :D

We don't say 'awesome' over here (well the kids do sometimes), so I'll just say "Jolly spiffing gallery you still have, Chris!" ('awesome' is what I really meant to say though).
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MandarinMoon Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
LOL! Thank you very much. It's good to have your sunny presence back on dA!
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Thricelight Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2015  Professional General Artist
Haha! Thanks, Chris. :D
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