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[Ask Ginger] What temperature should you use when curing Kato Polyclay over Premo polymer clay? The baking temperatures are different.
Contrary to what you have probably heard repeated by others, the reason we need to condition polymer clay before use has nothing to do with strength. (If your polymer clay
When working with polymer clay, it’s wonderful to have your own dedicated workspace. For many, it’s the corner of a bedroom or dining room. Others have dedicated rooms or even
[Ask Ginger] How can I make holes in resin-covered polymer clay without cracking the resin? What tool should I use?
[Ask Ginger] Metal leaf adds a golden sparkle to your polymer clay creations. Do you need to seal it? With what? Learn more about using this fun and versatile material.
[Ask Ginger] I’ve seen a sheet of sponge used to apply texture to the surface of unbaked polymer clay. What is that and why is it used?
You might remember Lucy Struncova, who is the Lucy behind Lucy Clay Tools (of Czextruder fame). She was a child (just eleven) when she started Lucy Tools with her father.
I recently overhauled my studio from thrifted chic to a beautiful and functional working polymer clay studio. See the before and after pictures and see how it was transformed.
How do you lift your polymer clay shapes from the work surface without having them disort?
There is so much confusion out there about polymer clay sealers, glazes, and varnishes. Are they necessary? Which one should you choose?
How flexible should polymer clay be after baking? Learn how soft it should be and how much you should be able to flex it when it’s properly baked.
[Ask Ginger] I feel that polymer clay is too lightweight, especially for jewelry, making it feel cheap. How can I make it heavier?
Which brands of polymer clay can be mixed together? And is there a duplicate mixture to make Sculpey Souffle?
[Patron-Supported Content] Here is a compilation of 14 articles, each one about polymer clay and color. If you’ve struggled with color, these posts are a must-read. (Plus they’re fun.)
A few years ago, I noticed that wearing earrings annoyed me. I’d start to get grumpy and annoyed, fiddling with them and pulling on them. Soon, I’d take them off
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