Artist Interview – Katie Oskin

You probably know Katie Oskin as the face behind Kater’s Acres. But she’s also a talented polymer clay artist, an advocate for the art of polymer clay, and a tireless promoter of other artists. Recently Katie and her husband vacationed here in the Ozarks and Katie and I got to spend three days creating together. While she was here, I took the opportunity to sit down in front of the camera for an interview. It took us a while to get this recorded because Katie is hilarious and we kept cracking up. She’s truly a force of nature, in person. Very dynamic and full of incredible ideas. See for yourself in this interview. Meet Katie Oskin, polymer clay artist!

Meet Katie Oskin of Kater’s Acres

  • How much time do you spend on a typical day working on your business? 0:36
  • Do you have much time for hobbies, and if so, what do you do? 1:36
  • How did you get started with polymer clay? 2:34
  • Where do you get the inspiration for your creatures 4:34
  • What advice do you have for someone learning to sculpt? 5:18
  • What tips can you offer than can help people get good results? 6:30
  • Tell me about Parker’s Clayful Tutorials Club. 7:30
  • Tell me about the Polymer Clay Challenge. 8:58
  • Why do you promote so many other artists? 10:43
  • What artists do you admire, and why? 12:40
  • What direction do you see your work going in the future? 14:30

Katie Oskin’s Art

Katie is an accomplished artist who works with playful fantasy creatures, but that also spills over into mixed media work as well. She is constantly evolving. Have a look at some of her work below.

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Find Katie at Kater’s Acres. But Katie isn’t just an artist. She writes many, many helpful tutorials, both free and for sale. Her website is a treasure trove of helpful polymer clay information as well. Don’t miss her Parker’s Clayful Tutorials Club, a subscription club where there are new tutorials every month.

Turnabout Is Fair Play

During the same visit, Katie also interviewed me. You can see that interview over on Kater’s Acres. I have to say, we had a lot of fun. Make sure you check out the bloopers at the end of both videos. Let’s just say that we had a LOT to choose from. Enjoy!

Also, check out our article on Explorations in Voice, and see what Katie and I worked on together. Make sure to follow the link to Katie’s site as well, and enter the giveaway there.

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