you have seen the cover
of Expression magazine,
July/August 2005, then you have seen the work of
Nancy Lotzer. I am sure you were drawn
in by the beautiful Spiral Bowls Nancy created for the article. If you
seen them, be sure and search out a copy of the magazine.
has created a new technique and shares it here for pcPolyzine.
She told me that pcPolyzine
has given her so much information that she wants to give something back.
a couple of years
ago through the North Texas
Guild www.NTPCG.org. She
is a very creative and talented lady who
loves to experiment and create new techniques. Nancy
lives in Farmers Branch,
is a short interview
before she shares her Noodly Stuff!
How did you get started with polymer clay?
got me interested in pc. She loaned me her pasta machine and
a blade and off
I went into full blown pc obsession. I have played with polymer clay
Do you have favorite techniques?
I'm still exploring the
possibilities of pc noodly stuff. I've made chains and
braids and other doodly
things with this stuff since I wrote the original article.
Anyone in particular influence you?
not any one
person. I like to experience everything. I find inspiration
everywhere; art shows and museums, glass shops, children's books,
- do you have other people who work
with you (employees -
consultants - designers - etc)?
My sons and husband
that they "help" me by stopping by my studio (that would be the kitchen
next to the refrigerator!) and kibitzing my works in progress.
What are your future plans?
I fully intend to buy
more clay and clay toys and spend hour after hour playing
clay. Maybe I'll cook a meal or two for my kibitzers now and
I've heard through the pc grapevine that ovens can also be used for
meals. I'll have to try that when I don't have anything else
Do you accept commissioned work?
I am currently working
on a set of swirly bowls and also ornaments for a member of the
Nancy can be reached by
email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.