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STEVEN HANES

Your Company Name: N/A
Email Address/Web Page: esteban23@sbcglobal.net
City & State: Austin, TX
Type of Craft: Beads/Caning

Tell us in your own words, how you discovered polymer clay and how long have you been using it?

In the summer of 1992, some friends of mine showed me how to make polymer clay beads for the first time. I have been hooked ever since.

Are there any special artists that you can attribute your interest to or that have inspired you?

Pier Voulkos, Tori Hughes, Donna Kato, Kathleen Dustin, Michael Gumbinger, Jack Schwend, Denise Standifer

What is your specialty?

Beads and Caning

I know it is very difficult to express, but have you won any awards for your polymer clay work?

One of my pins won the Polymer Clay Central Challenge in December of 2002.

What are your expectations for the future? Where do you hope to be 5 years from now?

Teaching caning techniques to spread to joy of making/wearing your own bead creations.

Do you have any advice for the beginning polymer clay enthusiasts?

Practice, practice, practice at discovering new ways to use up all your old canes.

Are you a member of any Polymer Clay group,or any other craft organization?

I am the Vice-President of the Austin Polymer Clay Guild. I have been a member of the guild since its founding back in '94

What brands of polymer clay do you prefer and why?

Premo is what I am using at the present, but I am beginning to experiment with the new Kato Klay.

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