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Polymer Clay TV update, Christi Friesen Flourish Book review and create-a-long, Keira Chapman shows you how to make a fabulous simple hand scrub to clean clay off your hands after a claying session! How to clean up polymer clay.
Here’s the awesome book we discussed- get yours now, because very soon we will be hosting a create-a-long with prizes and fun!
On today’s episode of Polymer Clay TV we share some of the new products from Polyform the makers of Sculpey and Premo clay. They have some awesome new accessories to use for the Mokume Gane technique, for stamping and adding texture to polymer clay. So many cool things to create with. Enjoy!
Check out my Studio Scmooze today, in CraftyLink's Tuesday Schmoozeday group, where I explored Micaceous iron oxide, Jones Tones, and polymer clay!
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How to make miniature cakes and sweets with polymer clay. Learn how to make fun faux miniature food out of polymer clay with one of our new hosts Keira Chapman from the UK. Watch Keira demonstrate the techniques to make cake and candy earrings out of polymer clay.
Do you have decorative edge scissors and polymer clay in your craft room? Check out what you can make with them! Never thought of cutting your clay with scissors? Then you’re missing out. The technique shown in today’s video was used on some beautiful and unique art jewelry in our new book, too: Polymer Clay Art Jewelry, How to make polymer clay jewelry using new techniques, which is available on Amazon.com! And hey, if you get our app for your iphone or android, we included a special wallpaper with a beautiful background image, just for you, to download and use!
Here are some polymer clay strips made with the Makins decorative edge scissors and a transfer we did of a butterfly using Magic Transfer Paper. We prefer these scissors over the ones made specifically for paper but you can definitely use those as well. Experiment with different edges for different looks, the sky is the limit!
If you are here to read our side of this story:
she DID copy the DVDs without our knowledge,
she DID change the cover art and copyright notice on the DVDs she is copying,
she IS selling them at retreats and classes, without compensating us our contractual share of the profits
customers buying these counterfeit DVDs are contacting US for customer service when they don’t work
We decided to contact retreats, guilds, and other polymer clay forums where she teaches, to ask them to not allow her to sell these bootleg DVDs
Our reason for sharing this story with you is to stop Lynne Ann from continuing her illegal activities and so that the other unaware customers do not support her illegal activities any further. Thanks so much for your support and for taking the time to read this.
In 2007, we went to the CHA (Craft and Hobby Association) Trade Show. We went to find polymer clay artists to interview for our show. We met Lynne Ann Schwarzenberg for the first time while attending the event. She was one of Kira’s polymer clay idols, so we asked her for an interview. The video is on our youtube page.
We later saw each other at another event and hashed out plans to film a DVD with her. Continue reading
So you want to know who sells polymer clay?
So have you wondered where you can go to start creating with polymer clay. Ilysa & Kira share their tips and tricks for where to get the best deals on all the brands of polymer clay including Premo, Sculpey, Fimo, Kato, Cernit.
Our book has officially hit the virtual shelves at Amazon for Preordering!
We are so excited that we can hardly contain ourselves. You know Ilysa and I are super-sharers, always wanting to show off the new things we figure out to do with our polymer clay. But we can’t share these things with you yet, you’ll just have to get your hands on a copy of our NEW Polymer Clay Art Jewelry BOOK and see for yourself!
Its official our new book cover for our book Polymer Clay Art Jewelry, How to Make Polymer Clay Jewelry Projects with New Techniques is due out in September of 2013. You can read more about it on Amazon and don’t forget to pre order and save big!