Melanie Bruister Taylor's Profile
Hi, y'all. My name is Melanie and I've been playing with polymer clay for 20 years, give or take. What I love so much about the clay is that you can truly use it with anything...I guess mixed media is really my "thing". I use very little paint in my work, preferring to combine different colors of clay to form patterns (commonly referred to as canes). I use many different techniques but the one that fascinates folks the most is the cane, specifically the face cane. It fascinates me, as well, and I guess that's the reason for the name of my business.
Now, a little about my history. I'm pretty sure I was born an artist...I have loved to create for as long as I can remember. About 25 years ago I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and had to quit my job as a cosmetics buyer for a small family owned store. At that time, I was painting what we in the south call cypress knees...actually…
- Joined October 24, 2010