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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 16

    28th Apr 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 16

    When I saw a tutorial by Stephanie Kilgast on YouTube – “How to sculpt miniature teeth”, I HAD to give it a try!  πŸ™‚ My miniature dentures, 2cm long, 1.9cm wide and 1.6cm high.  

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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 15

    17th Apr 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 15

    A 2.4cm high miniature chocolate pinata cake to celebrate week 15 of the polymer clay challenge. YouTube tutorial by Sweetsofmyown. I love following a tutorial because I learn so much in the process. 

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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 14

    11th Apr 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 14

    I made canes using last week’s scrap clay and decorated my handmade tools. They definitely needed some colour.Β  And also made a new tool with an old exacto blade. Another tutorial by Katers Acres. The blade is rusted and very old, but perfect for cutting small things.Β Β  Β 

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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 13

    4th Apr 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 13

    This week I followed two tutorials. “No Such Thing as Scrap Clay Tutorial” by Katers Acres … I love this idea of blending scrap clay into new colours and will definitely do this more in future. And I made a miniature Scrappy (and friends) – “Polymer Clay Scrappy Tutorial” by Martin Pottjewijd.

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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 12

    30th Mar 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 12

    A while ago I made a fishing net type curtain for our bathroom and this week I decided to made these sea creatures to add to it.            I need to make a lot more sea creatures for this curtain. πŸ™‚ 

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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 11

    19th Mar 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 11

    This week I decided to do something off my polymer clay bucket list – decorated soda can tabs. It’s something I was curious about and wanted to try, and this polymer clay challenge gave me the perfect excuse. πŸ˜€Β It was SO MUCH fun!!Β  Now I’m on a mission to collect soda can tabs. πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€Β  Β 

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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 10

    15th Mar 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 10

    We are in week 10!! Yay!!Β  This week I made a miniature bunny. She is 3cm high.Β  Loads of fun to make and I just love her long ears. πŸ™‚Β Β 

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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 9

    6th Mar 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 9

    This week I followed a tutorial and made a Jelly Roll Cane.Β  It’s so simple to do … make a jelly roll cane, press holes in it and slice it lengthwise. I rolled each slice through my pasta machine so that they are all the same thickness. The patterns are amazing!Β 

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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 8

    29th Feb 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 8

    Miniature penguin for week 8 of the 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge. He is 2.6cm high.Β  The more miniatures I make, the more I love doing them. πŸ™‚Β 

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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 7

    20th Feb 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 7

    This week I tried the mokume gane technique.Β  Mokume Gane is a traditional Japanese method for laminating various colors of metals together and manipulated them to create patterns. Polymer clay works perfectly to create patterns from layers of clay, manipulating them and removing slices. I made a stack of clay out of layers of different colours polymer ...

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