Polymer Clay Tutorials

Want to learn how to Sand and Buff? How to make faux glass with translucent? Use powders to your advantage? These popular tutorials cover every angle. Learn a new skill! You can find all the tutorials here.

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Use texture to hide flaws in polymer clay

Texturing to Hide Flaws in Polymer Clay

It’s so easy for fingerprints and bumps to ruin your work. Learn how to use texturing to hide flaws in polymer clay. Learn about tools and see examples. Read more….

Rich colors of organic and rustic beads made from polymer clay by Ginger Davis Allman. Tutorial available.

Organic and Rustic Polymer Clay Beads

Making polymer clay beads is therapeutic and restful. Each one is a work of art. These Organic Beads and Rustic Beads were just the ticket for my crazy week. Read more…

Can You Bake Crystals in Clay?

Can you bake crystals in clay? Whether you’re working with Swarovski rhinestones or natural quartz crystals, you can embed them in your polymer clay designs

LC Angle Base with a slab of clay.

What is the LC Angle Base?

If you have a Lucy Tools Slicer, you will also want to consider the LC Angle Base. Learn how this accessory is used and see it in action.

Matt Kernan's blue flower cane being sliced by the LC Slicer. Look how thin that can go!

LC Slicer Review – Lucy Tools

Read all about the LC Slicer, the large slicer from Lucy Clay Tools. See lots of pictures, see what it can do, and find out how thin it can slice.

Make a Polymer Clay Starter Kit

What should go into your polymer clay starter kit? What is truly needed to get started? Read my list of must-have beginner tools and supplies.

You can now purchase PYM II in Europe at Happy Things, a polymer clay store in The Netherlands.

Only Available: PYM II in Europe!

PYM II is a fantastic spray sealer for polymer clay, and now you can buy PYM II in Europe! Happythings.eu, a polymer clay shop now supplies PYM to the EU.

Learn why you would use baking soda or corn starch with polymer clay. More at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Cornstarch or Baking Soda with Polymer Clay

Have you read of people using cornstarch or baking soda with polymer clay and you wondered what that was all about? Why would you use it? And which one should you use? Is cornstarch better? Or is baking soda?

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