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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

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

Is Polymer Clay Safe?

Is polymer clay safe to use with food? Is it safe to use at home? Read to learn what is truth and what is rumor, and learn how to be safe with polymer clay…

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