Polymer clay techniques, tutorials, gadgets, classes and most importantly... people creating great stuff.
Amazing OxyClay! It’s not translucent polymer clay, it’s the first transparent one made with bleach! In fact, it’s so invisible that it can only be viewed in the light of your imagination
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Baking polymer clay made easy. Answers to your questions on choosing oven temperature, timing and methods for cooking beads safely and beautifully.
My old rolling organizer failed in heavy traffic! Here’s how I survived and chose a great traveling craft storage container for my beads, jewelry making, scrapbooking and polymer clay
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Bindu Namburi's captured the essence of cute with this little pink octopus on a coffee cup. I think she used a bit of epoxy or super glue to hold on the baked polymer clay pieces that are not connected. Smart.
Finding safe craft storage solutions for polymer clay and choosing cabinets, furniture, containers, boxes and wraps is easy with a few logical rules
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Sculpey Clay for Dummies - Here’s polymer baking instructions, a Polyform product types/uses chart, conditioning machines, sculpting and craft ideas
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How this elephant sculpture of a mother and her calf were imperiled by polymer clay baking confusion
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Color combinations for packaged Premo Sculpey colors made easy — and also get their blending/mixing recipes! No guessing. No tedious mixing and baking.
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Polymer clay art to launch you into an artist weekend full of creative projects and glitter!
Believing in your dreams is one thing, building them is another. It doesn't take much to make something beautiful. Take a few minutes this weekend and...
Sometimes we feel that making art is selfish. Click the image above to get a glimpse of Doreen Kassel's art in the video and you know that is not true. We might have to sometimes withdraw from others to create. But Art connects us to other people on a profound level. So enjoy creating and connecting this weekend!
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Making this video was sparked by a desire to take a few chances this week. Watch it, and don't overthink your art or your life. Sometimes you've just got to just strap on your creativity and jump!
Get your buds on this weekend
Here's a motivational video to get you up, get you into your studio space and CREATING! Don't let the demands of the past week weigh you down. Spend some time making and your soul will feel like blooming again.
Polymer clay classes - instantly learn the latest techniques from master artists - KickFarter project
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This Subscribe to ColorMixr video shows how to keep your Fimo and Sculpey Premo color mixing tools after your free 30 day trial
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ColorMixr instantly creates Fimo and Premo Sculpey color mixing recipes from your favorite photos, clothing and nature and art
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How you can use ColorMixr to quickly transform photos into Fimo and Sculpey Premo! polymer clay color recipes for your projects.
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I own Polymer Clay Color Inspirations not because it contains color wheels, charts, palettes, mixing recipes, blending tips, and color combinations, but because it made me cry.
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Using the Color Mixing Wheel to play with polymer clay colors the easy way
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ColorMixr App hints and tips for creating the Fimo Professional & Premo Sculpey colors in seconds.
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Sculpey Clay Conditioning Machine compared to Atlas 150 and other polymer clay pasta machines. Plus fixes for common problems so this budget tool works for you
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Oven thermometer accuracy is critical to baking polymer clay. Which is best, the oven’s controller, a separate digital probe or a standard round one?
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Yeah, this is a simple heart covered with mokume gane slices. But what is incredibly frustrating to me is how my cell phone camera highlighted the blues in the heart. It's a magenta/wine colored heart!
I don't have a CLUE where all that violet coloring came from. Maybe from the ambient daylight interacting with the gold leaf in the mokume slices?
Does anyone have any idea how I can prevent this optical effect? It didn't seem to show up in the agate beads that make up the necklace. Maybe there's a filter technique that I can use to counteract this?
Part 2 of Polymer Clay Gemstones - The Art of Deception video interview and review of the book by 4 artists
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