Category Archives: Tutorials

Are you conditioning your clay properly?

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HOW TO CONDITION POLYMER CLAY Conditioning polymer clay before use is essential.  If not conditioned sufficiently, finished pieces will be brittle and break easily Please note: KATO POLYCLAY and FIMO PROFESSIONAL are firmer clays and CANNOT BE CONDITIONED BY KNEADING. They are designed that way because once conditioned they are easier to work with than […]

New Free Tutorial from MOIKO

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Have you seen the gorgeous “New Free Tutorial from MOIKO” on our website yet!  Download it instantly when you buy selected MOIKO Silk Screens. There are 2 different tutorial downloads so make sure you know which one is attached to the screen you select or, like many, buy 2 screens and get both tutorials!  While […]

KOR TOOLS – New Designs & Longer Sizes

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Kor Tools Kor Tools Acrylic Rollers are designed for use with polymer and precious metal clay’s. They are easy to use rollers made of hard opaque acrylic that has been machined with intricate designs to produce beautiful, concise, clear impressions. Kor Tools Acrylic Pattern Rollers were created by Master Potter, Rick McKinney. After years of creating tools for […]

Mylar Bead Tutorial By Debbie Crothers

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Materials required: Black polymer clay Mylar Film Translucent Liquid Polyclay   Step 1: Condition some black clay.   Step 2: Create a pod bead.  I used a scrap clay core covered with black Kato clay.     Step 3: Choose your Mylar.  I tested all mine first on black clay to see what the finished product would […]

How to Use Christi Friesen’s Swellegants

How to Use Christi Friesen's Swellegants

Swellegant Metal Coating paints and patinas create a gorgeous realistic metal look and patina on just about any surface and even make things look like metal that aren’t metal – paper, clay, wood, resin, ceramic, glass, rocks and more….. This is a very comprehensive video on How to Use Christi Friesen’s Swellegants range of products.  Grab a cuppa, sit back […]

Ways to use Kato Liquid Polyclay

Kato Liquid Polyclay

NEW to our website is an information flyer by Donna Kato on some of the many ways to use Kato Liquid Polyclay, an amazingly versatile medium to use with polymer clay.  We have a range of fabulous colours in the Kato Liquid Polyclay range in addition to the renowned Clear Medium. Download Ways to use Liquid PolyclayTM […]

Helen Breil Folded Beads Tutorial: Parts 1- 3

Helen Breil Folded Beads Tutorial: Parts 1- 3. This folded bead tutorial brought to you by Helen Breil will walk you through the process of creating the beautiful folded beads Helen has become well know for. Tutorial 1 will walk you through how to create the bead and parts 2-3 will show you how to […]

Textured Mica Powder Pendant by Debbie Crothers

Step 1: Condition some black clay and roll onto the thickest setting of the pasta machine. Fold in half. Position a texture stamp on top and a texture sponge underneath. Place an acrylic sheet on top of this and use either your hands to press down or roll over with a brayer or acrylic rod. […]