Beautiful, summer days here. Gardens, no snow, swimming and sandals are all summer cues for me. Of course, doing production clay work means that at the height of summer I am working on my fall and winter pieces. It’s the …
Bring a touch of color into your crafting with one of these beautiful tutorials for a flower made of polymer clay. Make them into a bouquet of flowers, a magnet, some buttons, a broach, or just use your imagination to …
A sampling of what polymer clay artists are doing for the wedding season:
|Toasting Glasses by EleganceEmbodied||Unique Figurines Cake Topper by CakeTopperArt|
|Ring Dish by ClayConceptsInc||Napkin Rings by minihandmade|
Canes or millefiore are one of the best parts about polymer clay. Being able to make incredible detailed graphics or patterns and use them to create just about anything is a fabulous technique to learn.
Kathy’s Owl by Pamela Carman …
Here’s a quick run through of how to use an easily available product – Amazing Mold Putty which I’ve bought at Michael’s I believe – to make quick, useful molds.
Minor issues with your pulls can be teased into …
Lovely faux, sweet treats, charming holders and stunning contrasts. Some of the polymer clay works that caught my eye on Flickr this week:
Polymer clay is perfect for miniatures. And here is a selection of tiny, charming minis in dollhouse scale:
|Polymer Clay Baby by MinniesMiniatures||Miniature Carrots by PureJoyMiniatures|
|Dessert Stand by BonAppetEats||Landsknecht Figure by CWPoppets|
I love seeing what folks are trying out in clay and even seeing what folks are doing with tried and true techniques. Somehow I find almost everyone puts their very own spin on the work they do, whether they intended …
Here are some great food minis to really sink your teeth into. Sort of. All the teeny tiny perfect details.
Nikki shares her wax seal stamp tutorial with us here. She makes a simple innie “stamp” but you could certainly use any other stamp or sculpt a low relief design to use. If I were to use this with sealing …
Many of us have been planting our gardens, and if not, we will be soon. Whether it be a large garden or a few simple planters with some herbs, it can sometimes be difficult to remember what you planted, and …
Cute, clay, creatures… sometimes alliteration is the way to go. Some of the cute critters and creatures by polymer clayers on Etsy:
|Little Gnome by MonstrousFish||Hedgehog Earrings by ElisaRadaelli|
|Chameleon Pendant by Twiggynkaa||Tiny Sloth Totem by AnimalitoClay|
After having done the Bead Soup Bead Party( a great big beady party) last weekend I’ve been flooded with pictures of the amazing beadiness polymer clay artists get up to. These are just some of them.
Okay so maybe these would be best for this mom! Beads? Check. Pretty flowers? Yep. Cute puppies? Sure! A neato cuff bracelet? Bring it on! What are you clay folk doing for Mother’s Day?
Faux Leather Cuffs by Tammy Adams …
Pretty clay flowers showing up just in time for May:
|Ranunculus Earrings by Segitanna||Cherry Blossom Beads by Tooaquarius|
|Flower Bracelet by Natallinka||Lilac Brooch by Fionsstudio|