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Polymer Clay Articles
How do you find your artistic voice or style? You don’t have to find it. You already have it. You already have favorite colors, favorite textures, things you like. Read more…
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….
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? Whether you’re working with Swarovski rhinestones or natural quartz crystals, you can embed them in your polymer clay designs
Nobody likes to have their work break, burn, melt, get sticky, or fall apart. Avoid these common mistakes and have more fun working with your polymer clay.
Learn about the LC Baker bead baking rack from Lucy Clay Tools and find out how it differs from other bead racks on the market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Find out about the durability of polymer clay in the dishwasher. Does it need to be sealed? What sealers work best?
Freeform Wire Art Jewelry is a new book by Gayle Bird that is perfect for teaching you new ways to turn your polymer clay beads into finished designs.
There are so many to choose from, how can I tell which is the best polymer clay brand? Find out which brand is the best for caning, sculpting, jewelry, charms, and more.
Did you know that you can purchase colored translucent clay that already has the color added? Learn the brands and see what the colors actually look like.
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