Susan O'Neill's Profile
Like many Etsy artists, I’ve been designing in one form or another for most of my life – from making the first Barbie doll and pink-haired troll outfits to my own clothes, accessories and jewelry. Then came high school and hand-thrown pottery, drawing, painting and original silk-screened posters for school plays.
After college art came a developing interest in the larger spaces around me. This lead to 28 years in structural and architectural design.
Upon my discovery of polymer (clay) in the early 90’s, I briefly experimented, but didn’t begin to explore its potential in-depth until 2007 when I retired from the "outside world". I was amazed by the evolution of the material since my initial encounters: There were many more options in the clay formulas, tools, books, techniques and general selflessness and sharing of the now well-developed polymer…
- Joined June 11, 2009