Understanding the Difference Between an Under-sculpt and an Armature

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If you are new to sculpting, you know that there’s a wide variety of things you still have to learn. Understanding the difference between an under-sculpt and an armature may be at the top of your list, or it may be at the bottom. Regardless, at some point in your sculpting world, you may find that the two of these ideas collide and you find yourself either needing to know the difference or needing to know how to execute to two. Under-sculpts and armatures are often easily confused. Today I hope to clear up some of the confusion and help you better understand the difference between an under-sculpt and an armature.

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Sunflower Sparkle Color Recipe – Fall 2017 Color Palette

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Fall 2017 Color Palette - Sunflower Sparkle by KatersAcres

Premo Color Recipe for Polymer Clay

Sunflower Sparkle color recipe for polymer clay. Earlier in the fall I introduced you to the Fall 2017 color recipes. With the busy-ness of the fall season, I almost forget to post this luscious yellow color recipe for you. This would have been a sincere tragedy. But don’t worry, I wouldn’t leave a gorgeous yellow out of the fall palette. Enjoy!

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Faux Leather Sculpted Flowers from Polymer Clay

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Faux Leather Sculpted Flowers Tutorial by KatersAcres

Make Your Own Faux Leather Sculpted Flowers

Making these adorable, fun, faux leather sculpted flowers is easy with polymer clay. You can make these for home decor projects, mixed media, jewelry, brooches, and so much more! Learn to make your own with this fun and free tutorial.

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Red Wine Color Recipe – Fall 2017 Color Palette

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Fall 2017 Color Palette - Red Wine by KatersAcres

Premo Color Recipe for Polymer Clay

Red Wine color recipe for polymer clay. Earlier in the month I introduced you to the Fall 2017 color recipes. What would fall be without a glass of crisp red wine? It would be like having a deep luscious red missing from our fall color palette. Don’t worry, I wouldn’t leave it out. Enjoy!

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Orange Spice Color Recipe – Fall 2017 Color Palette

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Fall 2017 Color Palette - Orange Spice by KatersAcres

Premo Color Recipe for Polymer Clay

Premo color recipe in Orange Spice for polymer clay. A few weeks ago I introduced you to the Fall 2017 color recipes. I hope that you’ve taken some time to look through them and enjoy them as well. What would fall be without a gorgeous, rich, orange spice color to liven up the bunch?

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Muted Berry Color Recipe – Fall 2017 Color Palette

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Fall 2017 Color Palette - Muted Berry by KatersAcres

Premo Color Recipe for Polymer Clay

Premo color recipe in Muted Berry for polymer clay. A few weeks ago I introduced you to the Fall 2017 color recipes. I hope that you’ve taken some time to look through them and enjoy them as well. I wear a ton of burgundy, plum, and berry colors in general. In fact, my closet is jammed packed with them. It’s funny how the colors we prefer to wear, we don’t use as much in our studio. Here’s today’s gorgeous muted berry color recipe.

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Midnight Twinkle Color Recipe – Fall 2017 Color Palette

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Fall 2017 Color Palette - Midnight Twinkle by KatersAcres

Premo Color Recipe for Polymer Clay

Premo color recipe in Midnight Twinkle for polymer clay. A few weeks ago I introduced you to the Fall 2017 color recipes. I hope that you’ve taken some time to look through them and enjoy them as well. Today’s color is rich, dark, deep, with a hint of pizazz that yearns for a warm accompaniment.

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Face Swap with Bettie Randles Griffin

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Face Swap with Bettie Griffin & Katie Oskin

One of the things I love most about polymer clay is the way it feels in my hands. As a sculptor I feel something in clay that many others do not get to feel with polymer. I get to literally push, pull, and manipulate clay in a way that many only dream of doing. If you’ve followed this site for any length of time now, you know that I am fascinated with faces and even more so I am in love with making them.

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Foliage Sparkle Green Color Recipe – Fall 2017 Color Palette

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Fall 2017 Color Palette - Foliage Sparkle Green by KatersAcres

Premo Color Recipe for Polymer Clay

Premo color recipe in Foliage Sparkle Green for polymer clay. On Tuesday I introduced you to another of the Fall 2017 color recipes in Evergreen Glint. This color is much darker than this brighter green. Even though on your screen these greens may not look that different, they are very different in real life. If you love green, these colors are just what you need this fall in your Premo color recipe repertoire.

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Evergreen Glint Color Recipe – Fall 2017 Color Palette

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Fall 2017 Color Palette - Evergreen Glint by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Premo Color Recipe

Evergreen glint color recipe for Premo polymer clay. My favorite color is blue, but right behind that is green and not just any shade of green … but every shade of green! This polymer clay color recipe has the dark tones of a fall green leaf with the depth of a wintery evergreen. Try this with a variety of color palettes.

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Cranberry Jazz Color Recipe – Fall 2017 Color Palette

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Fall 2017 Color Palette - Cranberry Jazz by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Premo Color Recipe

Cranberry jazz color recipe for Premo polymer clay. Fall is my favorite time of year and what would fall be without those delicious, tart, juicy cranberries? This polymer clay color recipe has everything you’d expect from a dark cranberry color with even a bit of a surprise built in!

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Amethyst Color Recipe – Fall 2017 Color Palette

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Fall 2017 Color Palette - Amethyst by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Premo Color Recipe

Amethyst color recipe for Premo polymer clay. Amethyst, a true deep, dark purple with a hint of blue undertones. This lucious dark color will add a gorgeous backdrop to any of your fall creations. It’s an “almost black” that will add depth and darkness to any of your designs.

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Fairy Potion Bottle Tutorial with Teresa Pandora Salgado

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Fairy Potion Bottles with Pandora

Fairy Potion Bottle Tutorial

with Teresa Pandora Salgado

It is always such a joy to collaborate with other artists. A fantastic artist, fellow clayer, and friend Teresa “Pandora” Salgado has graciously volunteered her time, energy, and effort to bring you a free fairy potion bottle tutorial. This tutorial is not only brightly colored, unique, and a lot of fun, but is a great jewelry project for an artist of any skill level.

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Morning Dew Drop Color Recipe for Polymer Clay

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Polymer Clay Color Recipe for MORNING DEW DROP by KatersAcres

 

Polymer Clay Premo Color Recipe

Is there anything more special than looking at your window at all the gorgeous morning dew drops sitting on the lawn, flowers, and foliage? It’s one of my favorite sights, especially as we near the end of the hot season and usher in some of the cooler days of the year.

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