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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 things are like…well…duh! We all have supplies that

Faux Roman Glass made with the Faux Glass Effects polymer clay tutorial.

Playing with my Pardo Translucent

In the US, here have been some supply issues with Pardo Translucent Art Clay, but I’m happy to say that the ship has come in! Yes, indeed, the wholesale shipment of Pardo

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 cold, and the trees are doing their magic.

What are the rules for working with polymer clay? Read more at The Blue Bottle Tree.

The Right Way to Use Polymer Clay

When you were a kid in school, you learned that there was always one correct answer when you added a column of numbers. Two plus four is always six. There

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 glow brightly under UV light or black light

Some brands of white polymer clay contain a fluorescent dye called an optical brightener to make it appear more white.

Optical Brighteners in Polymer Clay

In all the reading I’ve done about polymer clay, I don’t think I’ve ever seen any mention of optical brighteners in polymer clay. But they’re there, clear as day, and

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 complex medium for those who want to push

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. He has one just like it in his

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 started playing with clay, or think of how

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 family, the lure of the internet, or just

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