One of my simplest polymer clay tips is that I use a pop-up box of tissues for general cleaning, blotting, and removing of paint from polymer clay projects.

Polymer Clay Tip: Kleenex!

Here’s an example of a polymer clay tip that so simple it’s almost not worth mentioning. But on the other hand, sometimes the simplest …

These pendants were made with the Mica Leaf Tutorial by Ginger Davis Allman.

Playing with Mica Leaf Tutorial

It’s fall in the northern hemisphere (and spring in the southern). It’s that magical time when it’s not too hot, not too …

Learn how to make UV Reactive Polymer Clay Designs in this article by The Blue Bottle Tree.

UV Reactive Polymer Clay Designs

A couple of days ago I wrote about optical brighteners, or fluorescent dyes, in polymer clay. Some colors and brands of polymer clay …

Use quality brands of polymer clay for best results. More tips at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Polymer Clay Tips for Beginners

Polymer clay is an extremely versatile medium which is perfect for beginners and professional artists alike. It can be a challenging and …

Inspirational poem, To Be an Artist.

To Be An Artist

Just a quick post for you today. My dad is an artist, a metal artist. And he gave me this framed print. …

faux sea glass 5

What is Sea Glass?

Sea glass is a popular material in jewelry making and you see it, and its cousin beach glass, available for sale in …

Keep polymer clay beads from rolling around during baking by placing them on accordion folded copy paper.

Polymer Clay Tip: Copy Paper

This tip seems like it’s so simple that it’s almost not even worth mentioning. But when I think back to when I …

Translucent polymer clay faux Roman Glass by The Blue Bottle Tree.

Faux Roman Glass

I’ve been trying to spend more time in the studio lately and it’s hard. I don’t know if it’s the demands of …

polymer clay covered spoon and mug by Klio

Is Polymer Clay Safe?

If you spend any time online reading about polymer clay you will doubtless read the ominous warnings that other clayers tell you. …

Ginger Davis Allman sharing a technique at Clayaround in Wales.

Clay Day at ClayAround

When we went to the UK recently, we arrived there with no more plans than to see all our friends and family …