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Lisa Pavelka
Lisa Pavelka is an award winning artist, author, designer, and Instructor who teaches and speaks worldwide. She is a regular contributor and columnist to numerous magazines as well as a frequent guest of television shows on networks such as HGTV, DIY and PBS. In addition to hosting creative cruises, LIsa is an ambassador SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. Lisa line of creative products is available at thousands of retailers internationally.
Interests: Family, friends, and the pursuit of creativity!
Recent Activity
Want free creative tutorials with all kinds of mediums? We'll here they are and I'll be adding more, so check back often! Just click on the "Tutorial" photo album of this blog and look for the link to the tutorial... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2016 at Creative Musings
I'm thankful for so much...especially for all of you who. I greatly appreciate your continued friendship and support. Sharing my love of creativity is a privilage I'm fortunate to offer in my chosen profession as an artist. In honor of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at Creative Musings
I've been having a great time experimenting with the new FIMO Professional clay with the True Color System. The colors are phenomenal and mix easily and beautifully. I've been playing around with the formulas in the True Color mixing chart... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2014 at Creative Musings
It's lovely to be busy but it can make it difficult for me to find the time to share what's going on in my studio. I've recenty taken the time to upload in the "New Inspriations" album on this blog,... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at Creative Musings
I've added a free tutorial below (just click on blue link) for creating metallic leaf frames and project accents. Along with this, I'm offering a 30% off coupon code off the total order (excluding shipping) for my website good through... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2013 at Creative Musings
Podcast Pendant Technique Taught in My Classes It was a tremendous honor and amazing experience to teach at Staedtler's 2nd FIMO Inspirations Symposium along with clay luminaries Kathleen Dustin, Christine Dumont, and Saskia Veltenaar. It was a whirlwind three days... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2013 at Creative Musings
Fun with goodie bag packing and then the opening ceremonies The SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Create Your Style cruise may be over, but the excitement of this amazing creative adventure lingers on! Well over one hundred students from locations across the globe... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2013 at Creative Musings
Time to Get to the Tele! Can I say I adore the UK? I was so very fortunate to spend the last week in England, teaching nine classes for my friends at Palmer Metals. I've know Amanda and Mark Naylor... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2013 at Creative Musings
With Lisa Lambright (center) and Christi Friesen (right) at the Tucson Clay Guild Dinner Having just arrived back home from the always fabulous Tucson Gem and Mineral Show where I taught classes and exhibited at the Tucson Bead Show, located... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2013 at Creative Musings
It was a tremendous honor to be asked by Staedtler (makers of FIMO clays) to demonstrate at the Paperworld/Creativeworld show in Frankfurt, Germany, this past week. Friends from countries Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovenia and the United States came by... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2013 at Creative Musings
Cover art by Lilian Chen I'm so honored to have been included in the new "Crystal Jewelry Inspiration" book from Kalmbach. I definitely wanted to do a project that invovled clay as it is one of my favorite mediums. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2013 at Creative Musings
Tie Dye V Dub bus at Tulip's "I Love to Create" booth Another wonderful year at the world's largest craft and hobby tradeshow - CHA! My trip to Anaheim was both fun and productive. I managed to squeeze in an... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2013 at Creative Musings
I've neglected this blog during 2012 in order to concentrate on another project which I blogged about daily last year (365 Days of Lip Service). Now that the project is essentially over, the blog will remain intact with all 366... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2013 at Creative Musings
It's a bittersweet ending to this year long project. What now? I hope to see the release of many new products in my line, plus I hope to start on a couple of new creative books. In addition I have... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2012 at 365 Days of Lip Service
In my sourcing adventures for unusual finds to use in my creations, I came across this vintage, miniature music box. It plays a Brahms lullaby when the handle is cranked. When I found it, the handle already had a lovely... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2012 at 365 Days of Lip Service
This is a similar construction to an earlier holey dome (from August 19th) made from .999 Fine Silver (Art Clay Silver). A large SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Chaton crystal sits inside the gradient base. A random embedding of crystal chatons are set... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2012 at 365 Days of Lip Service
This mini dragon makes a wish upon a SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS crystal. Gradient yellow to green bull's eye cane slices were used to create the scales. Green and translucent clay make up the cane that was used to create the wings.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2012 at 365 Days of Lip Service
A tangled formation of 24 gauge Parawire serves as the nest for an Art Clay Silver (.999 Fine Silver) bird and her cultured pearl eggs. This sits over a base of Robin's egg blue clay. The rim is accented with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2012 at 365 Days of Lip Service
...a secret keeper that is. This is a construction I developed - a featured step-by-step technique featured on my Polymer Clay Treasures DVD. It's a hinged lentil construction made into an Inro style, wearable vessel. These can be used to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2012 at 365 Days of Lip Service
In tribute to the Christmas holiday, I retrieved another of my "Bearly There" figurines made over two decades ago. This was one of dozens of miniature clay figurines that I made and were sold in several states throughout the U.S.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2012 at 365 Days of Lip Service
A miniature snow globe filled with Art Glitter and a teeny polymer clay snowman sits over a field of glittery white and iridescent clay snow. A cozy, striped scarf wraps around the base and it accented with a clay snowflake... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2012 at 365 Days of Lip Service
Two halves of a polymer clay heart are stitched together with Parawire. One side is stamped white clay created with the "Love Letter" texture stamp. The other side is blue clay that's been painted with intersecting striping of metallic ink.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2012 at 365 Days of Lip Service
Okay, so yesterday the world was supposed to come to an end, that according to some people who have interpreted this based on the Aztec calendar. We'll either they were right and no one is reading this (what a waste... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2012 at 365 Days of Lip Service
This little tree has gone through the last of the annual seasons with today being the first day of winter. It has made it's way through the year with appearances on March 20th (first day of Spring) and June 21... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2012 at 365 Days of Lip Service
This four-tiered kinetic spinning lid is made using vintage findings. It's topped with an Art Clay Silver .999 Fine Silver leaf, and the word "joy" on a tiny little plaque. The flower was made using my soon to be re-released... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2012 at 365 Days of Lip Service