A Sneak Peek into the Forest!

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Julie, Laura and Emily, the organizers of Into the Forest, will be the featured speakers at the International Polymer Clay Association’s Synergy4 conference being held August 13 – 16, 2017 in Valley Forge, PA.  During the first General Session on Monday morning, August 14, they will share their stories in how they put together this first ever global polymer clay collaborative installation:  From the conception of the idea to the nuts and bolts of organizing such an installation to the fun and challenges that they faced to their evolution as a threesome as collaborators.

They will also have on display a preview of the Forest!


Raising the Forest!

Do you know you can help us create the Forest AND own a part of it?

flowerPinscopyOur whimsical flower pins will not only form part of our Forest, immersed among the other amazing globally contributed elements, but they also can be worn on your dress, lapel, sweater or hat!

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Help support our Forest! With a donation of $30 or more, you can own a part of the Forest.  Click on the Support button below, it will take you to a page with other options and instructions.  Let us select one or more for you from our growing flower garden and send it to you.

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And, if you are attending Synergy this August, our flowers will also be available for picking there!


How it all began

Adapted from an interview with Laura Tabakman, Julie Eakes and Emily Squires Levine, originally printed in International Polymer Clay, the official publication of the International Polymer Clay Association, May-June 2017.

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It began when Laura Tabakman suggested to Emily Squires Levine and Julie Eakes that they “go big!”.  Their original inspiration from a Colorado aspen forest was now a large-scale installation open to international polymer clay artists. This is their story. Continue reading