Polymer Clay Bead Making Course
Just published! Learn the secrets of making elegant, beautiful, modern polymer clay beads for your jewelry. Make exactly the color, size, and shape you need for your designs. Find this and the other courses here.
Search for Answers
Search hundreds of articles to find answers to your polymer clay questions! Visit the Questions page to learn more ways that I can help you find answers.
Get More by Email
Keep in the loop about new articles and courses. Get tips and info. Weekly emails, or thereabouts. This is the newsletter that everyone talks about.
Polymer Clay Information
There are hundreds of articles about polymer clay here. Looking for something specific? Search in the box above.
What is Polymer Clay?
What is polymer clay? It’s a vinyl modeling putty that stays soft indefinitely and then is cured in a home oven. It can be painted, sanded, carved, and polished after curing. Read more…
Get Started with Polymer Clay
Are you ready to get started with polymer clay but don’t yet know how? Learn what kind of clay to use, what tools you’ll need, and where to go for help. Read more…
Pearl Ex Color Chart and Comparison Tool
There are two things on this page. First is a free, downloadable, printable Pearl Ex Color Chart. Second is an interactive Pearl Ex Comparison Tool where you can select any
Crafting Your Online Presence
What does Google say about you and your business? If someone were to search for you or the name of your business, would they be able to find you and
Making sense of Parchment Paper, Plastic Wrap, and Deli Sheets
Parchment paper is often recommended for use with polymer clay, as are deli sheets. Why? What is the difference? And where can you buy these materials? Are their any alternatives to try?
Controlling the Three O’s
It started to get worse just before the last US election, and it’s been building up to a feverish pitch. It’s a bad case of the three O’s. What are
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.
Polymer Clay Magazines to Read and Enjoy
You might have heard that print is dead. Not true! These high-quality polymer clay magazines bring fresh ideas, tutorials, news, and concepts to your art.
ImPRESSive Putty – A Review
ImPRESSive Putty is a reusable mold making putty that’s perfect for making push molds and texture sheets. It’s great with polymer clay, crafts, and DIY fun
Oyumaru, a Reusable Molding Material
Oyumaru thermoplastic from Japan that melts in hot water and can make reusable molds or small charms. It makes good texture stamps for polymer clay.
Avoid These Stupid Mistakes in Your Studio!
Let’s have a bit of fun. How many of these stupid mistakes have you done? I am SO guilty as charged!
Here’s the best way to get answers to your questions about polymer clay, customer service, or even suggestions for Ginger to answer in her articles and on social media.
Hi, I'm Ginger Davis Allman
You and I are both here because we love to create with polymer clay. Welcome!
Don’t waste time and materials on bad info. I found the answers so you don’t have to. Explore the hundreds of articles here and dive into the popular courses.
Looking for more? Blue Bottle Insiders is our dynamic clay learning community. Join us!