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Anke Humpert
Anke Humpert February 2, 2023

Transforming Your Scraps Into Pieces That You Love

What is scrap clay anyway? On social media you can not help but notice that there are a lot people wondering about what to do with scrap clay and asking for new ideas for what to do with it. Since this is a topic of interest I would like to get a bit deeper into… Continue reading Transforming Your Scraps Into Pieces That You Love

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt January 31, 2023

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 5

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. For my “bonus” 5th week mixes, I decided to mix… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 5

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt January 24, 2023

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 4

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Okay, let’s look at some of the red/purple palettes this… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 4

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt January 17, 2023

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 3

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Last week I featured neutrals as the mixers, so this… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 3

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Sculpey Team January 11, 2023

Suggestions for Using Mica Powders with Sculpey Clay.

Sculpey Teacher Ambassador, Robyn Crawford, loves using metallic mica powders in her Sculpey clay creations to give it some shimmer and bling. She says, “There is no wrong way to play with these powders, but here a few things to try.” You can mix in mica powders directly into the clay. You can see in… Continue reading Suggestions for Using Mica Powders with Sculpey Clay.

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt January 10, 2023

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes – Pt 2

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Okay, I’m mixing with my beloved Sculpey Soufflé™ this week.… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes – Pt 2

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt January 3, 2023

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 1

Well, as usual, I couldn’t WAIT!! Sculpey is releasing a brand new Sculpey Soufflé™ color this month and I just HAD to mix my NCTs for this month with it.  But, until the color is released, I’ve called it a “mystery color” and greyed it out.  I will edit the blogs after the color is… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 1

Katherine Steiner
Katherine Steiner December 11, 2022

Techniques to Try – Twists and Spirals

by Sculpey Teacher Ambassador Katherine Steiner To begin, take equal amounts of Sculpey in two or more colors. Start with two, then build up to more as you get better at twisting the clay. Then roll each piece of clay into a rope with your hands, making them the same length. Begin to twist the… Continue reading Techniques to Try – Twists and Spirals

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt November 29, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1 Mixes – Pt 5

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. My jaw just dropped AGAIN when I saw this photo… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1 Mixes – Pt 5

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt November 22, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1Mixes with Sculpey Premo™ – Pt 4

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Now, these 3 Premo colors are probably my most favorite… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1Mixes with Sculpey Premo™ – Pt 4

Betsy Madson
Betsy Madson November 15, 2022

Sculpey Clay Holiday Classroom Crafts

Betsy Madson, Sculpey Teacher Ambassador It is a challenge to create non-denominational clay projects keeping the wintery season in mind I am sharing a few past projects that have been favorites by my students for our winter crafting. My number 1 piece of advice is to convince the students that the less they touch the… Continue reading Sculpey Clay Holiday Classroom Crafts

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt November 15, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1 Mixes – Pt 3

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Okay, first off I am ALL ABOUT that Canary Yellow/French… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1 Mixes – Pt 3

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt November 8, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1 Mixes – Pt 2

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. What can I say? I love all these color combinations… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1 Mixes – Pt 2

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt November 1, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1 Mixes – Pt 1

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Since I was a little red haired girl, my Mom… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1 Mixes – Pt 1

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt October 25, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Soufflé™ Khaki Green- Pt 4

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Oh, this week’s colors are MOODY, cool colors! The Shamrock/Khaki… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Soufflé™ Khaki Green- Pt 4

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt October 18, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Soufflé™ Khaki Green- Pt 3

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Okay, I love me some greens and this weeks mixes… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Soufflé™ Khaki Green- Pt 3

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt October 11, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Soufflé™ Khaki Green- Pt 2

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Well, of course I had to see how this new… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Soufflé™ Khaki Green- Pt 2

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt October 1, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Soufflé™ Khaki Green- Pt 1

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Okay, what can this color do beside be an EXCELLENT… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Soufflé™ Khaki Green- Pt 1

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt September 27, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Blackberry Pearl 1:1 Mixes-Pt 4

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Okay, I’m going light and glittery this week. I wanted… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Blackberry Pearl 1:1 Mixes-Pt 4

Amy Koranek
Amy Koranek September 22, 2022

How to Paint on Polymer Clay

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

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt September 20, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Blackberry Pearl 1:1 Mixes-Pt 3 Extended

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Okay, I am ALL ABOUT that 18k/Blackberry Pearl 1:1 mix!… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Blackberry Pearl 1:1 Mixes-Pt 3 Extended

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt September 13, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Blackberry Pearl- Pt 2

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. I couldn’t WAIT!! Sculpey is releasing a brand new Sculpey… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Blackberry Pearl- Pt 2

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt September 6, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo Blackberry Pearl™ – Pt 1

I couldn’t WAIT!! Sculpey is releasing a brand new Sculpey Premo™ color this month and I just HAD to mix my NCTs for this month with it.  But, until the color is released, I’ve called it a “mystery color” and greyed it out.  I will edit the blogs after the color is released to show… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo Blackberry Pearl™ – Pt 1

Teresa Pandora Salgado
Teresa Pandora Salgado June 20, 2022

Why I Teach Caning with Souffle and One Color – Sculpey®

I believe we’ve established the fact that I’m obsessed with cane making. That’s why I’ve paid close attention to the properties of Sculpey III, Premo and Souffle. I choose Souffle for caning for these reasons: I love the dryish, velvety texture. The clay does not stick to the work surface and it resists sticking to… Continue reading Why I Teach Caning with Souffle and One Color – Sculpey®

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt May 31, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Apricot- Pt 5

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Well, of course, I had to give me beloved Sculpey Soufflé™… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Apricot- Pt 5

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt May 24, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Apricot – Pt 4

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. More marbled mixes with the Premo Pearl standards – Gold,… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Apricot – Pt 4

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admin May 17, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Apricot – Pt 3

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Often when I mix with the Premo pearl colors, I… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Apricot – Pt 3

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt May 10, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Sculpey Premo™ Apricot 1:1 Mixes- Pt 2

I couldn’t WAIT!! Sculpey is releasing another brand new Sculpey Premo™ color this month and I just HAD to mix my NCTs for this month with it.  But, until the color is released, I’ve called it a “mystery color” and greyed it out.  I will edit the blogs after the color is released to show… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Sculpey Premo™ Apricot 1:1 Mixes- Pt 2

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt May 3, 2022

New Color Tuesday! Sculpey Premo™ Apricot 1:1 Color Mixes-Pt1

I couldn’t WAIT!! Sculpey is releasing a brand new Sculpey Premo™ color this month and I just HAD to mix my NCTs for this month with it.  But, until the color is released, I’ve called it a “mystery color” and greyed it out.  I will edit the blogs after the color is released to show… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Sculpey Premo™ Apricot 1:1 Color Mixes-Pt1

Cindi McGee
Cindi McGee April 8, 2022

Pattern to Slab – Adding Dimension with Translucency

I have a bit of an obsession with translating patterns I see in fabric, photos, etc. into polymer clay. Whenever something catches my eye, my mind begins to ponder what techniques I can use to recreate the look. Sometimes, it’s silk screening or textures. Sometimes it’s colorings like alcohol inks or pastels. Sometimes it’s dimensional… Continue reading Pattern to Slab – Adding Dimension with Translucency