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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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PVClay, a polymer clay from Brazil

PVClay, a polymer clay from Brazil

Did you know that Brazil has its very own brand of polymer clay? PVClay is a high quality clay, comes in a full range of colors and is excellent to work with. Read all about it!

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’s 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, there 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.

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

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