Saturday, July 26, 2008

New Tutorial!

I just finished writing this new tutorial, Easy Faux Enamel.

This one is really easy, honestly, it cannot get any easier than this. Designed for people who is looking for their first polymer clay or resin project, this tutorial has ten pages of extremely detailed step by step instructions and sixteen full-size photos.

Here is the link:

Monday, July 21, 2008

Custom Order

Sandy's Orchid Necklace

I am very pleased with this necklace. Sandy saw a picture of two miniature orchids in one of my previous posts. The orchids were white with gold highlights. She asked me to make her a necklace with a similar orchid, and this is what I came up with.

The orchid was hand-sculpted from a mixture of white and translucent Kato polymer clay. This brand works great for the applications like this with lots of small details and protruding parts. The golden highlights were made with Perfect Pearls mica powder.

I suspended the orchid from a chain of mother-of-pearl chips and seed beads. Sandy had a choice between two gold-plated toggle clasps, and she picked the one with antique finish and granulation.

Thank you, Sandy. Enjoy your necklace.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

New Tutorial, Sculpted Orchids, Polymer Clay

The second tutorial in series "Miniature Sculpted Orchids" is available now. Here is the link:
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