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You might have read that you can use floor wax on polymer clay. But which kind of floor wax? And what would you use it for? Read more…
Do you have difficulty reducing square canes without distortion? Learn about using square rods as a guide for neatly reducing square polymer clay canes.
Have you ever wanted to mail polymer clay canes, but weren’t sure how to protect them against damage? This polymer clay cane mailer idea is brilliant!
Will baking polymer clay at lower temperature settings allow you to prevent burning your project? Find out why this isn’t a good idea and learn better ways to bake your clay without darkening.
We tend to think of designing necklaces only in terms of stringing beads. Explore unique ways to create polymer clay necklaces beyond stringing.
Read about tests of coloring translucent Premo polymer clay with art materials. Can you use paints, chalk, and inks to make colored clay? Learn more…
Image transfers allow you to print an image and transfer it to polymer clay. There are hundreds of ways to do it, both using specialized products and using just the image itself. But before you research which is the best
Did you know that dental tools are useful for sculpting polymer clay and other hobbies? They’re quite versatile. And here’s how to get them for free!
I swear this Rustic polymer clay beads technique has really grabbed hold of me and driven me to some serious time in the studio. I seem to be addicted to making Rustic beads, connectors, headpins, and all manner of other jewelry findings.
Like little patterned rolling pins, Kor Rollers are acrylic texture rollers used to make textures in sheets of polymer clay or precious metal clay. Read the review here…
There are lots of ominous warnings. But does polymer clay melt plastic? If so, which ones? Which plastics are safe to use with polymer? Learn more here!
Every year I try to plan Christmas so that it goes off without a hitch and by the time Christmas Eve day rolls around, I like to be DONE. Just pour some eggnog (the real stuff), turn on some music,
Have you ever wondered if you could use eye shadow with polymer clay? Much like mica powder and/or chalk pastels, makeup can be used on unbaked polymer clay. Read more…
Want to learn more about using silkscreens on polymer clay? The All About Silkscreens eBook and Opulent Tapestry tutorial is now available for purchase. read more…
Have you ever noticed that polymer clay pods are a very common shape? Artists use the basic pod shape to showcase their unique surface techniques and styles. Click to see the featured artists…
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