One of the projects I got to do at my Christi Friesen class was a carved and articulated piece – we used ribbon or wire for our joints – made from Sculpey Ultralight. Sculpey has a video tutorial by Christi with the same sort of project to check out.

I didn’t make a bear but here is a picture of what I did make. The picture above is from

By Elaine Robitaille


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  1. CraftCrave | Blog | Free Handcraft Items or Tutorials (large): Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 on September 20, 2012 4:59 am

    [...] Tutorial: Carved Bear – 1 freebie(s)? [...]

  2. Mixed Kreations on September 25, 2012 12:56 am

    Love the little bear he is adorable. Never thought of carving polymer clay. And your little art doll is really cool. You did a great job on it! And I love the colors. Nice job! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Elaine on September 25, 2012 7:48 pm

    Thanks! And yep, all of the clays are good to carve and shape with tools. The ultralight was the easiest I’ve done though… you could do it with a sharp xacto. For the others, it worked better with tools on a dremel.

  4. Tutorial: Faceted Egg Cups | Polymer Clay | on March 13, 2014 11:17 pm

    […] is air dry clay based we did a similar faceting project with Christi Friesen in a class and I wrote about using Sculpey Ultralight and faceting it after it was baked roughly. I would do the same for this […]

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