Confused by gloss, matte, and satin finishes? Learn about gloss levels in polymer clay varnish and why it matters which one you choose.
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.
What is liquid polymer clay and how does one brand compare to another? Learn about TLS, Liquid Kato, Liquid Fimo, and the new Sculpey Transparent (Clear)
There are plenty project and technique tutorials, but where can you learn about polymer clay as a medium? Learn the technical side and answer your questions
Polymer clay sealers can be sticky, peel off, and turn cloudy. Are you using the best products on your polymer clay projects? Compare over 40 varnishes. Read more….
Confused about all the ways that you can put a glossy coating on your project? Learn about polymer clay glaze, sealer, and varnish options in this article. Read more…
So you’re new to polymer clay and are ready to buy your first pasta machine. Or you’re an experienced clayer tired of …
Consider these factors when choosing silkscreen designs for polymer clay projects. Look at scale, coverage, thread count, and style when buying your screens. Read more…
Pasta machines are used by polymer clayers everywhere. But they’re not perfect. Learn about these pasta machine problems and find out how to solve them.
Graduated color blend sheets are invaluable when working with polymer clay. Get better results and solve common problems by using these skinner blend tips.
Labels warn that you can’t bake polymer clay in the microwave. But why? What happens when you do? Learn more…
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.
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.
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!
Cernit is a popular European brand of polymer clay. How is it different from other brands? Can you use it in the same way? 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….
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.
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.