Heather Powers’ line of polymer beads is equal parts art and craft, perhaps because the Texas resident is also a professional illustrator of children’s books.
She studied Fine Art painting, drawing and printmaking at Kendall College of Art & Design where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Inspired by Monet’s paintings, these beads are hand-painted with oil paint and liquid polymer clay. The color is baked into the bead and then sealed with an acrylic glaze so it will not come off. The design evolves around the bead, and each one is unique.