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Polymer Clay Articles
There is so much confusion out there about polymer clay sealers, glazes, and varnishes. Are they necessary? Which one should you choose?
How flexible should polymer clay be after baking? Learn how soft it should be and how much you should be able to flex it when it’s properly baked.
I feel that polymer clay is too lightweight, especially for jewelry, making it feel cheap. How can I make it heavier?
Which brands of polymer clay can be mixed together? And is there a duplicate mixture to make Sculpey Souffle?
[Patron-Supported Content] Here is a compilation of 14 articles, each one about polymer clay and color. If you’ve struggled with color, these posts are a must-read. (Plus they’re fun.)
A few years ago, I noticed that wearing earrings annoyed me. I’d start to get grumpy and annoyed, fiddling with them and pulling on them. Soon, I’d take them off and stash them in my purse. I stopped wearing earrings
When you’re making polymer clay post earrings or stud earrings, you need to attach an earring post back to the back of the polymer clay earring. It’s the part that goes into your ear and is secured with a little
Who doesn’t love glow-in-the-dark or GITD? From Halloween skeletons to glowing stars on your bedroom ceiling, glow-in-the-dark creations are always fun. There are several brands of glow-in-the-dark polymer clay, but as I shared with you in my article about DIY
Silkscreens are stencils created on a fine fabric mesh. You push paint through a silkscreen to print an image onto a material, such as fabric, plastic, polymer clay, or paper. If you’ve ever had a t-shirt with a design printed
Polymer clay earrings are wildly popular and very trendy right now. They’re easy and fast to make, which means you can make them in every color to match your wardrobe. You can also make them quickly to sell for a
Mica powder is a shimmery, sparkly powder that’s used to create a metallic or pearlescent effect in art media, household products, and makeup. It’s also great fun to use on polymer clay. But should you apply mica powder to polymer
Learn about Ginger’s polymer clay vessels project where she made a new vase, container, or pot from polyclay each and every day for 100 days.
In a recent chat with syndee holt (Sculpey’s demonstrator extraordinaire), she mentioned that she’d been working with some new colors of Pearl Ex. Hold the phone! Say what? New Pearl Ex Colors? Yes, she told me all about them and
Mica powder is currently very trendy. And when something becomes so popular, two things happen. First, market innovation brings new products. And second, so much buzz about a product means that misinformation proliferates, making it quite difficult to learn how
Do you know the best strategy when bonding polymer clay to itself? Raw to raw, raw to baked, and baked to baked polymer clay are tested with bakeable glues.
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