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Here's a selection of articles with polymer clay information that will help you have a better understanding of working with this wonderful medium. You'll find information about baking polymer clay, using sealers and varnishes, mistakes to avoid, and tools to use. These articles contain some of the most recommended and shared polymer clay information on the web!
Using Alcohol Inks with Polymer Clay
Are you curious about using alcohol inks with polymer clay? Learn what they are, how they're used, and how to use them with Fimo, Premo, Kato, and Sculpey.
Skinner Blend Tips
Graduated color blend sheets are invaluable when working with polymer clay. Get better results and solve common problems by using these skinner blend tips.
DIY Glow-in-the-Dark Polymer Clay
Use modern pigments to make DIY glow-in-the-dark polymer clay. Create intensely glowing projects that will shine light all night long. Read more...
Sanding and Buffing Polymer Clay eBook
This comprehensive eBook on sanding and buffing polymer clay explores this huge subject and guides you to learn how to get a flawless finish. Read more...
Floor Wax on Polymer Clay?
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...
Reducing Square Canes
Do you have difficulty reducing square canes without distortion? Learn about using square rods as a guide for neatly reducing square polymer clay canes.
Does Polymer Clay Melt Plastic?
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!
Using Eye Shadow with Polymer Clay
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...
Using Silkscreens on Polymer Clay
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...
Texturing to Hide Flaws in Polymer Clay
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....
Can You Bake Crystals in Clay?
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
Cornstarch or Baking Soda with Polymer Clay
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?
What’s the Best Polymer Clay Brand?
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.
How to Buy Polymer Clay
How to buy polymer clay? Well, you go to the store, pick it out, pay for it, and then come[...]
Sculpey, Sculpty, Fimo, Polymer Clay – Which is it?
When I tell people that I work with polymer clay, they often look at me with sort of a blank expression. They’ve never heard of it. So I start to explain and pretty soon their face lights up and they say, “Oh! You’re talking about fimo!”
How Long to Bake Polymer Clay?
So you've made your polymer clay figures, beads, or charms and you've read the instructions for baking. You set your[...]
Polymer Clay Tip: Kleenex!
Here's an example of a polymer clay tip that so simple it's almost not worth mentioning. But on the other hand, sometimes[...]
What is Sea Glass?
Sea glass is a popular material in jewelry making and you see it, and its cousin beach glass, available for[...]
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...
Do You Have to Seal Polymer Clay?
Do you really need to seal your polymer clay creations? Learn when to seal your work and find out what sealers work, and which ones don't.
Reverse Image Search
Have you ever seen a great idea or a wonderful pin on Pinterest that went nowhere? Or to the wrong[...]
Baking Polymer Clay
Do you have questions about baking your polymer clay? Not sure what oven to use, for how long, and[...]
Lint and Dust on Polymer Clay
One of the most frustrating aspects of working with polymer clay is dealing with lint, dust, hair, and various particles[...]
Polymer Clay Bead Holes
How do you make holes in polymer clay beads? If you would have asked me that two weeks ago, I[...]
Handy Project Boxes – For Free!
Everyone loves something for nothing. And everyone loves recycling. So here's an idea that has been around my studio for[...]
Translucent Polymer Clay FAQ
Translucent polymer clay captures the interest of polymer clay artists all over the world. Although the instructions for using it[...]
Craft Room Storage Boxes
It's that time of year again, at least here in the US. The school supplies are stocked up in the[...]
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