Lets face it, polymer clay is a great sculpting material, but no clay model will be better than the artist making them. It takes a lot of experience and a steady hand to make clay models that looks identical to other object, right? Well there is another more simple way of cloning an object in polymer clay form and NerdECrafter knows all about it. In this video, she shares her wisdom on this matter, and its super simple to learn. Enjoy!
In this third installment of polymer clay for beginners, our favorite polymer clay channel PuddingFishCakes explains how to store your material. This is an issue that is easily forgotten, but most materials are susceptible to the environment and can absorb dust, moisture and many other airborne particles. This can change the materials property in a negative way and that is why storage is such an important issue. So if you are an avid polymer clay user, you should definitely watch this video!
In this tutorial made by Ann Le from Anneorshine polymer clay is used to make cute little accessories such as bow-tie rings and mustache necklaces, but this material can be used in a lot of other projects. Basically, anything you could make from ordinary clay, you can make out of polymer clay. The big difference is that instead of having to buy an expensive kiln, you can use your average run of the mill kitchen oven. That makes this material perfect for small-scale crafts!
Ann Le also shows some neat modeling tricks to get nice shapes and colors, how to attach the pieces to rings and necklaces, and how to protect the paint with gloss varnish. All in all, this is an excellent tutorial which any crafter would find interesting to watch.