I have never really painted on clay a lot in my career. I guess I’ve always tried to achieve the end goal through the colors of the clay itself. With that said, I have called upon a couple of my claying friends to shore me up in the areas of clay painting where I am… Continue reading How to Paint on Polymer Clay
There are lots of ways to bond finished oven baked clay projects to jewelry findings and other smooth surfaces with silicone glues and even instant drying glues. However, for clay-to-clay adhesion and clay to porous surfaces adhesion, I prefer to use Oven Bake Clay Adhesive (formerly known as Bake ‘n Bond). Unbaked Clay to Unbaked… Continue reading How to Effectively Use Oven Bake Clay Adhesive
“Sweet Caroline’s Clay” here! For this project we are going to make a miniature lemonade charm! All you will need is a small amount of Premo Sunshine, Translucent and Black clay, eye pins, some pink chalk for the cheeks and Sculpey Bake and Bond. Start with a ball of yellow clay- you can ultimately decide the… Continue reading Just In Time for Summer! Miniature Lemonade Charms
Today I would like to tell you a little bit about my new clay love: Liquid Sculpey®! It does work a bit different then regular polymer clay and you need to get used to the different way of working with it at first. So, to make it easier for you I thought I share a… Continue reading Using Liquid Sculpey® – #HowDoYouSculpey (part2)
In my first blog I talked about my beginning adventures with Liquid Clay (LS), including how I once “lost” it in my oven. Ohhh, and then Liquid Sculpey really got exciting (and easy!) when we discovered silicone molds! First I want to point out something – a matte mold will make a matte finish on… Continue reading My Liquid Sculpey Design and Exploration Journey Pt 2
I was asked to write about Liquid Sculpey and I thought, “What am I going to talk about? How to use it? When to use it? That’s pretty much been talked about already.” So I decided instead to take you on a little pictorial journey with me and my LS. Translucent Liquid Sculpey (which we… Continue reading My Liquid Sculpey Design and Exploration Journey
Liquid Sculpey bakeable medium is one of the newest products from Polyform and more than once I heard the question: “What can you do with it?” Well sometimes it is kind of hard to answer that just using words. So I thought I would share some of my experiments with you and point you to… Continue reading Liquid Sculpey – What can I do with it?
I’m working on some Faux Raku tab beads this week. Using brown hemp cord to assemble them into a bracelet. I used antique brass chain, and large end caps to complete the earthy look. The pink/orange/gold tab bead bracelet, was an experiment of my version of Faux Raku. I… Continue reading Working with Liquid Sculpey to Create Faux Raku