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The 2017 Polymer Clay Challenge is here! Last year’s 2016 Polymer Clay Challenge was a great success. Many people were able to successfully able to complete all 52 weeks of the challenge. After 2 unplanned hospitalizations last year, totaling 29 days, I was unable to complete my challenge for the first time in 3 years. However, as usual, I will attempt again in 2017 to complete the challenge. [You can see my 2017 Polymer Clay Challenge Gallery here]
… The Year of Discovery … Have you ever sat back and wondered if you or your art is going in the right direction? Ever stopped and wondered if you are being true to your inner most self? This past fall as I spent over 30 days (on two separate occasions) hospitalized and I had…Read More
Artistic Evolution: Growing Up Parker When you begin a new craft or hobby your work is often in it’s “rough” stages. You begin simplistically. Simple shapes, patterns, and techniques. Parker is one such example. Parker was not the first thing I made with polymer clay, but he was the first character I created with a…Read More
Tips for Sculpting with White Polymer Clay There can be nothing more frustrating than sculpting with white polymer clay. Before you know it dust, lint, fibers, rouge cat hair, glitter (than you haven’t used in a month), and specks of other colors of clay find there way embedded into your pristine white polymer clay. There’s no need…Read More
Free Polymer Clay Valentine’s Day Tutorials Here’s our free polymer clay Valentine’s Day tutorials that you might like to try your creativity with to make for someone you love this upcoming Valentine’s Day. With over 200 free polymer clay tutorials here on KatersAcres, it can be a daunting task to remember where they all are….Read More
WIP Wednesday: Polymer Clay Studio Ideas & More Polymer Clay Studio Ideas & More This January overview will hit the high points of our WIP Wednesday for the month. Why just the highlights? Because as a working full-time polymer studio, there’s always a lot of things that go on here in NW Pennsylvania that…Read More
Polymer Clay Valentine’s Day Book Tutorial This DIY polymer clay Valentine’s Day book tutorial will show you how to make a cute little book for someone you love this Valentine’s Day. You can fill the book with whatever sentiments you’d like. Here’s a few ideas for you: coupons, reasons why (the recipient) is loved, positive…Read More
Posted on January 27, 2017 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks by Katie
Fingerprints in Polymer Clay There’s only two things you need to know when dealing with fingerprints in polymer clay when you are learning how to sculpt. These two simple solutions are the two things each of my students who venture to my studio for lessons learn first. If you can remember #1 and master #2, fingerprints…Read More
WIP Wednesday: January Overview A Behind the Scenes Look Into My Polymer Clay Studio This January overview will hit the high points of our WIP Wednesday for the month. Why just the highlights? Because as a working full-time polymer studio, there’s always a lot of things that go on here in NW Pennsylvania that I…Read More
EasyCuffs Giveaway Kit with Extras OPENS Jan 19 @ 9am EST EasyCuffs Kit & Extras Giveaway! Yay! You could be the winner of your own set of EasyCuffs kit with a sprinkling of fabulous extras from Pandora. What a better way to start off 2017 than to be the lucky winner. And the best part? All…Read More
EasyCuffs Polymer Clay Bracelet Kit with Teresa Pandora Salgado Using TinyPandora’s EasyCuffs Bracelet Kit Get Your EasyCuffs Kit Here There’s few things that are as fun as making your own cuff bracelets, unless you’re using Teresa Pandora Salgado’s EasyCuffs Bracelet kit. Teresa has taken ALL the guess work out of making cuff bracelets for you….Read More
EasyCuffs Tutorial Making your own polymer clay cuff bracelets couldn’t be easier with this EasyCuffs Tutorial from Teresa Pandora Salgado. Learn to make your own easy, simple, & quick bracelets using Teresa Pandora Salgado’s EasyCuffs bracelet kit. Related posts: EasyCuffs with Teresa Pandora Salgado Meet Teresa Pandora Salgado Top Five Polymer Clay Caning Techniques with…Read More
‘Duality‘: The Concept & The Challenge For most of us, we are a Duality: Happy and sad. Sick and Well. Good and bad. Right and wrong. Rich and Poor. For many of us there is one side that shows more than the other. Today we will see both of those sides, look at them, see what they show, what…Read More