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After a couple of years of dithering, I have a new website which will incorporate a gallery and a blog.  Check it out.  www.laurelswetnam.com  I’ll use that site in the future, and may get around to closing this one some … Continue reading

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No elephants or sea creatures harmed : Imitative coral and ivory with polymer clay

On June 15, I’ll be teaching a class at VIA on making and using faux coral and ivory.  Polymer clay is such a great mimic that a coral vendor actually asked me where I bought the materials for this 100% … Continue reading

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Wonderful Synergy

Synergy 3 was a three day international conference for polymer artists in Atlanta in mid- March.  I met interesting and talented people from all over the world, thought about design, teaching and ethics, and saw inspiring pieces in the gallery. … Continue reading

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Inspiration from Tanzania

Oh the colors of kanga cloth and the beasts of the Serengeti.  Tanzania is a vibrant, magical country both for the incredible natural areas and for the vibrant cultures in the highland and on the coast.  This cheetah was watching … Continue reading

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Best intentions

My phone notifies me every two weeks that I should remember to write a post.  Oh dear!  This year I’ll aim for a more reasonable once a month and really do it. Here is a photo of the flipsides of … Continue reading

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Dog of the wild

For city dogs , Montana is nirvana.  Streams, deer, scents, trails!  Here’s a new adventure for Pippin and he behaved perfectly.  There’s a beaver dam in the background and we often see them out for a swim. 

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View of Lake McDonald

It’s been a rainy summer, bring zillions of whining mosquitoes, awesome streams and wonderful flowers. This is the view from Apgar Peak in Glacier, looking north into Canada. 

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