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Exotic animals coming soon!

Here you can see how an original sculpture starts out. This will be a leopard when its finished. I sometimes use a small rod or armature to hold up the figure and then cut it apart when its time to … Continue reading

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New to Porcelain Menagerie: Salt and Pepper Shakers

A functional twist on an adorable favorite! These are the same as the mouse figurine, only I have altered them to work as salt and pepper shakers. This little pair is a perfect addition to any country kitchen! These shakers … Continue reading

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Porcelain Menagerie at the Dallas Zoo

Hello All! I am currently working to increase inventory for an upcoming art fair! The Paw Prints Art Fair at the Dallas Zoo will be May 11th and 12th from 9am-5pm. If you are in the area stop by and … Continue reading

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New to Porcelain Menagerie: Otters

When I design a new animal for Porcelain Menagerie, I always start with an original sculpture in oil based clay. Oil based clay, unlike water based clay, does not dry out because it has oils and wax mixed in it. … Continue reading

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China Painted Bears

These hand china painted bears are brand new to my shop! China painting is a traditional process in many of the porcelain factories around the world that allows for detailed, delicate color to be added to ceramic pieces. China paints … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Porcelain Menagerie Studio Blog!

Here you can follow the process of Porcelain Menagerie, new pieces, and new ideas! I create handmade animal figurines for my Etsy shop, Porcelain Menagerie. First, I make original sculptures in oil based clay. Then I use plaster to make … Continue reading

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