CindiRaeArtiste

Polymer Clay,Oil Paintings,Gold & Silver Wire Sculpting

989 Sales

CindiRaeArtiste

Polymer Clay,Oil Paintings,Gold & Silver Wire Sculpting

989 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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(264)
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Cindi

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You just never know what deal$ you"ll find over there.

Have a Great Day!

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Last updated on Apr 20, 2016

Welcome!


Be sure to visit my Blahg: http://www.cindirae-artiste.com/blahg/
You just never know what deal$ you"ll find over there.

Have a Great Day!

Cindi

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Cindi

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5 out of 5 stars
(264)
HeatherHScola

HeatherHScola on Sep 22, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

The item was perfect! Exactly as pictured. The seller was fast and even sent me a photo of the item before it shipped. Also very fast shipping! Great Seller!!!

Wendy Gonzalez

Wendy Gonzalez on Sep 7, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I Would Definitely Recommend. My Item Was Exactly How I Ordered it and Very Very Beautiful. Quick Shipping. Looking forward to Purchase More Items From Here. -Thank You

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About

It all began with that 1st sample pack of polymer clay my stepson insisted I needed...

...and my first polymer clay gingerbread house.
Yeah, I know most people start small...but I figure if a thing is worth doin, ya might as well go all in. It was a totally awesome gingerbread house! I made fake candies, M&M's, orange/lime/lemon slices, chocolate chips... It had a faux stone fireplace wall made from fake almonds and frosting; the fireplace had a grill and logs of fake licorice. Stained glass windows (yes, more than 1) from fake fruit roll ups...and did I mention it was all lit up too? The fireplace lit up with orange, red, and yellow lights. Lamps here and there and on the outside porch too. I wish I had pictures.... *sigh*....but that was back before I became digital :)

I still have a few leftover "candies" from that gingerbread house...but sooo much has happened between now and then... It is said...

"If the student is ready, the master will appear."~ Buddha proverb...... And so it has been...

My clay Masters have included Donna Kato, Jack Johnston, Maureen Carlson, Susanna Oroyan, Judy Belcher, Lisa Pavelka, Sue Heaser, Dottie McMillan, and many more. I learned to make flowers, millifiori canes, jewelry, home decor, whimsical characters, and realistic sculptures. I've covered anything from pens to bottles, cans, wood, metal, cardboard, you name it; if it's held still long enough, it was covered and goin in the oven. I haven't found anything I can't duplicate in polymer clay-from food, to stones, to wood, to life-like faces.
Along the way of me learning all this stuff, my husband became very ill, and at one point I had to sit with him during all of our waking hours. This meant I couldn't even go to my studio. I desperately needed a creative outlet while I was just sitting there....

Enter my wire Master Preston Reuther. I could sit and wire next to the hubster and not only did I learn to wire sculpt names and objects but instead of the ordinary "wire wrap", I learned to take wire sculpting stones to a whole new level. I was also inspired to incorporate wire into some of my polymer clay pieces.
And so now you know how my art has evolved. I work downstairs in my studio (which is a fancy word for my basement) that I re-furbished just for me and my muses. It's a really cool place, and they like me down there ;)
I share a spot in there with my alter ego,
12MidnightOils and if you haven't learned enough about me yet, what are you some kind of stalker??? :P Just kidding... visit 12MidnightOils.etsy.com
where you can take a walk through my paintings and read about how that part of me was born :)
...you can see the rest of my studio there...

And if you've bothered to read all this rambling, here's your reward: Use coupon code blahX3 and receive a 10% discount on any purchase in my shop. And thanks for not runnin away from my craziness...hee hee

Have a Great Day!
and send me a convo if you have any comments on my page here. I'd love to know what you think!

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  • Cindi

    Owner, Artiste Extraordinaire ;)

    Hi There! Thanks for stoppin by to see if I'm real. That's me ^^^ I look at the world through purple glasses. I sculpt polymer clay from the whimsical to realistic and flat to 3D. I wire-sculpt pendants and wire-sculpt names/words...and I paint too!

Shop policies

Last updated on March 9, 2016
Thank you for taking the time to come here for answers.
I pretty much get asked the same questions over and over... so I have done my best to answer them here.
It'll save us both alot of time if you'll scroll down to "additional information" and see if your question has already been answered.

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Payment
I accept Paypal only.
Shipping
Unless there is a major malfunction somewhere in my life, I ship items within 24hrs of cleared payment with the exception of holidays and weekends.

Please make sure your Paypal address is up to date. Paypal does NOT allow me to change your address AND add insurance. And I do insure ALL packages.

All items come from a smoke-free home. However, I do have a pet friendly home, and although no animals are allowed in my studio, occasionally a stray kitty hair may get lost in the shipping material without my noticing. For the super sensitive, please be aware of this before ordering.

International Buyers: Because I will ONLY ship insured Priority or Express, the post rates varies with each country, so please contact me with your post code for rates to your country.
Customs forms will be filled out and marked as 'other' with the actual items and values listed. Customs fees and duty taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.
Refunds and Exchanges
I want all my buyers to be happy with their purchases. If for some reason you are not, please let me know. I stand behind everything I make, so if you need to return your purchase; return to me Insured Priority and I will refund your $ after I receive the item back in original condition.
If package is damaged in shipping, please notify PO immediately as I insure all packages.
Additional policies and FAQs
Most FAQ re: wire names/words and sculpted pendants:

Q. I want to get the name "Xxxxx"...what do I do?
A. At the checkout process, include the name you want made in the "Notes to Seller"

Q. Can you make my name in silver/and or gold?
A. Yes please check my shop for the Sterling Silver and 14K gold filled listings (look for the word 'Awesome' in silver or gold) and leave the name you want in the notes to seller at checkout.

Q. Do you have real silver or gold chains? or can you special order them for me?
A. No, at the present what I offer is the white and yellow filled steel chains, and I do not have 'special order' privileges from my suppliers.