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Helmar Crystal Kote is an excellent spray varnish for polymer clay. The matte version is invisible.

Helmar Spray Varnish for Polymer Clay

Have you been searching for a spray varnish for polymer clay? Most will remain sticky, but here’s one that gives a perfectly invisible matte finish.

Test tiles were made from five brands of clay to use as the base for testing polymer clay sealers.

Testing Polymer Clay Sealers

Polymer clay sealers can be sticky, peel off, and turn cloudy. Are you using the best products on your polymer clay projects? Compare over 40 varnishes. Read more….

Read about Coloring Translucent Premo with art materials at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Testing: Coloring Translucent Premo

Read about tests of coloring translucent Premo polymer clay with art materials. Can you use paints, chalk, and inks to make colored clay? Learn more…

Does polymer clay melt plastic? Find out from The Blue Bottle Tree.

Does Polymer Clay Melt Plastic?

There are lots of ominous warnings. But does polymer clay melt plastic? If so, which ones? Which plastics are safe to use with polymer? Learn more here!

Buy cheap makeup kits for use with decorating polymer clay.

Using Eye Shadow with Polymer Clay

Have you ever wondered if you could use eye shadow with polymer clay? Much like mica powder and/or chalk pastels, makeup can be used on unbaked polymer clay. Read more…

Testing spray sealers for polymer clay at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Spray Sealer for Polymer Clay

Looking for a spray sealer for polymer clay? Most of them will turn your clay sticky, so check here to see which ones are okay to use.

Circles of Pardo colored translucent polymer clay.

Pardo Colored Translucent Clay

Did you know that you can purchase colored translucent clay that already has the color added? Learn the brands and see what the colors actually look like.

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 …

Learn about making molds with Amazing Mold Putty vs EasyMold on The Blue Bottle Tree.

Amazing Mold Putty vs EasyMold

Amazing Mold Putty and EasyMold are two very commonly available brands of RTV silicone rubber molding putty. What are the differences between …