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By now I suppose everyone has heard the news that Gwen Gibson passed away on September 24, 2013.  If you have any doubts about the influence Gwen had on her students, consider this:  Ellen Marshall (below) brought Gwen to Philadelphia to teach her class on Inro vessels to the Philadelphia Area Polymer Clay Guild in the late 1990’s.  That was my introduction to silk screening on polymer clay.  I went on to write articles about the technique and I even got to demonstrate my version  on HGTV.   And Ellen went on to explore surface design in polymer clay and to write her book Polymer Clay Surface Design Recipes Ellen mentioned Gwen’s work  during her demo and one of the pieces she brought to show examples of surface techniques was an Inro vessel (picture below) she made in Gwen’s class years earlier.  Gwen inspired her students and her students, will…

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