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There’s a bit of the magpie in each of us, I think. We love shiny, colorful, shimmery things. Inspired by the holographic images that I loved in the 80’s, I’ve created a polymer clay tutorial that shows you how
Do you work better with a deadline looming over your head, or do you prefer to have nothing pressuring you? You’d think that by now I’d know myself better. I hate deadlines. They make me get all cramped inside of
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 we regularly use in our polymer clay work and one
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 Translucent Art Clay has arrived in the US and stock
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. Leaves are falling down (or coming out) and I can’t
Copyright is always a confusing, emotional, and controversial issue. Many people are unaware when they violate copyright law (or they don’t seem to care) and others are nearly paralyzed in fear that they’ll accidentally break laws and hurt others. When
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 is only one way to spell “bookkeeping” and the Norman
I’ve got a treat for you today. Wendy Jorre de St Jorre is an Australian polymer clay artist who started a year-long caning project and has now entranced and enthralled us with her weekly tree canes. Relatively new to the
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 and others don’t. It’s an interesting concept, but did you
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 yet hidden. Sort of. Today we’ll have a bit of
Earlier this week I wrote about how to make silicone molds from charms. Now it’s time for the next step. How do you fill a silicone mold with polymer clay and get a good casting? It’s really a very simple process,
It’s no secret that you can use silicone mold putty to create your own molds. But there are a few tricks that I can share which make it a wee bit easier. I’ll be sharing some cool projects in the
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 the limits. But it is also very easy for beginners and
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 workshop, to remind him of why he does his art.
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 other people work with clay, I realize that the way
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