Category Archives: Tutorials

Silkscreens on Polymer Clay

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Using Silkscreens on Polymer Clay is one of the easiest ways to create a beautiful pattern on polymer clay projects. They are very popular because there is such a huge range of designs to choose from and the main reason, they are so very easy to get great results. They can help stimulate your imagination […]

Jacquard Piñata Alcohol Ink Tips and Trivia:

Piñata Alcohol Ink Tips and Trivia

• Jacquard, the manufacturer of these popular alcohol inks, chooses to use more lightfast dyes for alcohol inks than their competitors. The reason for this is for longer lasting artworks and achieve more vibrant colours. • Piñata can be used on YUPO®, foil, wood, en caustic, glass, metal, plastic, vinyl, leather, polymer clay, Clay-board, fiberglass […]

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 […]

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 […]