About Julie and Gallery 

Julie is an artist, the founder of Shrinkets shrink plastic bead making molds, an illustrator, and teacher. 

Creating to her is a burning passion and the students she teaches keep that fire burning.

Julie attended Kendal School of Design and graduated with a degree in Illustration. 

Julie, Attended the California College of the Arts and studied Fine Metal Smithing and Ceramics. 

Julie brings a lifetime of artistic skills to the work she creates today. 


Art is what centers me.  My burning passion is making, creating, sharing. A lifetime background of artistic skills illustration, ceramics woodworking, fine metalsmithing prepped me for the rewards of teaching. As Founder and CEO of Shrinkets, I’m proud to introduce you to an inexpensive and versatile way to expand your creativity by repurposing your designs. 

julie haymaker

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mixed media by julie haymaker juliehaymaker.com

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