The Polymer Clay Techniques Book
By Sue Heaser
Each person can in attaining nice effects with polymer clay. With the 50+ recommendations during this ebook, readers can create polymer clay buttons or containers or whatever in among. beginning with the very fundamentals (such as rolling, baking and gluing), it then strikes directly to extra complex tools: marbling, texturing, millefiori, bead-making, faux-stone results and extra. function spreads exhibit interesting how you can mix concepts. A finished advisor to the medium, whole with every thing from an inventory of important instruments and fabrics to inspiring examples of polymer clay paintings.
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Easy geometrie canes in opulent steel shades surrottnd a face cane for a medieva. /-sryle pendant. lices of panorama cane are surrounded via logs of black clay which are stamped al1d silvered to create mounts. The items are baked after which associated with twine. panorama CANES uncomplicated landscapes are usually not tricky to make, specifically if you happen to use blends t o recommend dista nce. colour combinations • Mountain violet = four elements white + 1 half violet • light leaf eco-friendly =2 components white + 1 pm·t leaf eco-friendly • Olive eco-friendly = 2 components leaf eco-friendly + 1 half mild brown You WILL NEEO • Polymer clay: bltte, white, ultramarine blue, violet, turquoise, leaf eco-friendly, gentle brown • curler or pasta machilte • Knife with pointed blade 1 Make a graded oblong log for the sky, graded from blue to white, approximately 1 in (2smm) wid e, 1, in (13mm) excessive, and three in (7smm) lengthy.
Lower alongside the ruler at 1. in (13mm) periods to provide even sized items of clay that might make 1, in (13mm) diameter beads. Lengths of one. in (6mm) lengthy lower from a 1. in (6mm) thick log will supply 1. in (6mm) diameter beads, and so forth. 2 Roll every one size right into a ball. utilizing a pointy darning needle, pierce immediately downwards into the guts of 1 of the balls. this is often least difficult to do adequately if you happen to carry your head at once over the bead. you'll consider the needle cease as its aspect reaches the paintings floor. three elevate the bead at the needle and lightly carry it on each side with thumb and forefinger.
The very tip of the blade. Scoop up the slice, in order to have a sq. pass part similar to a tiny tesserae. it may follow your blade with the clay's traditional tackiness. TEMPLATE Use a photocopier to magnify or lessen the template if YOLi want. the form of the knife blade is critical since it helps you to minimize every one tessera, scoop it onto the blade, after which use it on the clay base in a single quick circulation. it's very tough to use such tiny items of sentimental clay to a mosaic along with your palms.
This makes the cane right into a sq. part cane . decrease till it truly is 1, in (13mm) throughout and reduce into 4 equivalent lengths. Stack the lengths on , as proven . The outer spirals will reform to make complete spirals back in a repeat trend, because the accomplished eco-friendly and white cane indicates. 1 you could stack assorted uncomplicated canes right into a repeating duvet development to supply pleasant results. the following, a around spiral cane is stacked with a wrapped and an unwrapped fee cane to make a 4 cane block. The spiral canes might be pressured into sq. sections and should distort to slot.