Category Archives: Polymer Clay

Purple Dusk Premo Polymer Clay Color Recipe

Posted on June 22, 2017 in Creative Prompts by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Color Recipe for Purple Dusk by KatersAcres

Purple Dusk

Polymer Clay Color Recipe for Purple Dusk by KatersAcres

Premo! Polymer Clay Color Recipe

Purple Dusk Premo! polymer clay color recipe is a deep purple with a touch of old gold. It’s dark, mysterious, and almost foreboding…

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Polymer Clay Faux Cloisonne Beads

Posted on June 21, 2017 in Polymer Clay, Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Faux CLOISONNE BEADS Tutorial by KatersAcres for Polyform

Polymer Clay Faux Cloisonne Beads

Polymer Clay Faux CLOISONNE BEADS Tutorial by KatersAcres for Polyform

Love the look of Cloisonné but can’t afford it? Make Your Own.

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Golden Green Polymer Clay Color Recipe

Posted on June 15, 2017 in Polymer Clay by Katie Oskin

Golden Green Polymer Clay Color Recipe by KatersAcres

Golden Green

Golden Green Polymer Clay Color Recipe by KatersAcres

 

Premo! Polymer Clay Color Recipe

Golden Green Premo! polymer clay color recipe is that touch of old gold. As an illustration, gold that has tarnished with age. Surely reminiscent of pirate’s or fool’s gold. Indeed this is a unique color with attitude! This polymer clay color recipe is the perfect metallic to spice up Steampunk designs & metallic old world pieces.

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Dark Waters Polymer Clay Color Recipe

Posted on June 8, 2017 in Creative Prompts by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Color Recipe for Dark Waters by Katie Oskin

Dark Waters

Polymer Clay Color Recipe for Dark Waters by Katie Oskin

Premo! Polymer Clay Color Recipe

Dark Waters is that hint of the deep. It’s the darkness of the underwater. It’s the depth of the ocean, the magic of the tide. This Premo! polymer clay color recipe is perfect to add depth to your summer color palettes.

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How to Make a Color Palette in Polymer Clay 101

Posted on June 6, 2017 in Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Learn How to Make a Color Palette in Polymer Clay by Katie Oskin

Ready to Learn How to Make a Color Palette in Polymer Clay?

Learn How to Make a Color Palette 101 for Polymer Clay by Katie Oskin

Make a color palette in polymer clay? Yes please! Is it something that you struggle with? Is it something that you are great at? Do you struggle to duplicate colors you fall in love with? Today I’m going to show you a quick, easy, fun, & basic approach to make a color palette in polymer clay. The polymer clay that we are going to use today is my polymer clay of choice: Polyform’s Premo! by Sculpey. So are you ready to make a color palette in polymer clay?! Let’s go!

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Mermaid Teal Polymer Clay Color Recipe

Posted on June 1, 2017 in Creative Prompts by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Color Recipe for Mermaid Teal by KatersAcres

Mermaid Teal

Polymer Clay Color Recipe for Mermaid Teal by KatersAcres

Premo! Polymer Clay Color Recipe

Mermaid teal brings together the blues and turquoise of a summer’s day, the shimmer of the water, and reminds us that even fantasies might be reality…

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Memorial Day Stars Tutorial from Polymer Clay

Posted on May 16, 2017 in Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Memorial Day Polymer Clay Stars Tutorial by KatersAcres

Memorial Day Stars Tutorial from Polymer Clay

Memorial Day Polymer Clay Stars Tutorial by KatersAcres

This Memorial Day stars tutorial will show you how to make gorgeous and colorful stars to place on dowel rods to use in flower arrangements, stick in bouquets, use in planters, or a myriad of others ways this Memorial Day. These stars take a little bit of patience, but look beautiful in the end.

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15 Common Polymer Clay Mistakes You Need to Know

Posted on May 9, 2017 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks by Katie Oskin

15 Common Mistakes with Polymer Clay by KatersAcres | PIN NOW, Click Later

15 Common Polymer Clay Mistakes

15 Common Mistakes with Polymer Clay by KatersAcres | PIN NOW, Click Later

Mistakes happen. We’ve all been there. Today I’m going to share with you 15 common polymer clay mistakes that you need to understand when working with this versatile medium.

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Finding Your Routine is Essential to the Creative Process

Posted on April 27, 2017 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks by Katie Oskin

Finding Your Routine to Enhance Your Creativity by KatersAcres

Finding Your Routing is Essential

Finding Your Routine to Enhance Your Creativity by KatersAcres

Finding your routine is an essential part of being an artist. It is not something that many of us even think about. A routine can help us settle in. Routine can help us to automatically perceive things about our environment. Today, over on the Sculpey blog I am discussing finding your routine. Why? Because find your routine is one way that will help you in your creative process.

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Polymer Clay Scrappy Tutorial by Martin Pottjewijd

Posted on April 21, 2017 in Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Scrappy Tutorial by Martin Pottjewijd

Polymer Clay Scrappy Tutorial by Martin Pottjewijd

Polymer Clay Scrappy Tutorial by Martin Pottjewijd

This polymer clay Scrappy Tutorial is by Martin Pottjewijd and is used here with his full permission. Martin is a polymer clay artist from the Netherlands. He makes a wide variety of work including his elaborate and breathtaking castles built on large rocks and his adorable Polly & Mur. You can read Martin’s interview with Polyform here. Martin has graciously agreed to shared this tutorial here with each of you!

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Colors of Spring are Bright, Bold, & Vivid

Posted on April 20, 2017 in Creative Prompts by Katie Oskin

Colors of Spring for Polymer Clay & Acrylic Paints

Bold, Bright, & Vivid Colors of Spring

Colors of Spring for Polymer Clay & Acrylic Paints

Colors of Spring are those colors that make me feel happy, bouncy, and rejuvenated. Are there certain colors of Spring that you automatically gravitate to? Maybe it’s because of the way that they make you feel? Perhaps it’s because of the clothes you wear? Or maybe it’s because it’s some preconceived notion you already have. Today let’s look at some vibrant colors to liven up your old spring pastel palettes.

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How to Spring Clean Your Studio Easily & Efficiently

Posted on April 14, 2017 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks by Katie Oskin

How to Spring Clean Your Studio by KatersAcres

How to Spring Clean Your Studio

How to Spring Clean Your Studio by KatersAcres

Spring clean your studio easily, quickly, and efficiently. These tried and true tips that will take you from danger zone to comfort zone in less than 30 minutes. The arrival of spring not only makes me want to clay my days away, but it also makes me want to clean! It’s not secret that I can’t clean in a mess. I’ve written many times about how I LOVE a very clean studio. Unlike many other artists, I crave a clean and tidy workspace. [It’s okay, you can laugh.] I do know that I’m not the only artist that is like this. I have written articles on this blog before about how you can clean up your studio, but today I’m talking about the BIG clean up (almost like a purge) that you really should do every spring.

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Spring Tutorials for Polymer Clay (And Easter too)

Posted on April 11, 2017 in Tutorials by Katie Oskin

13 Spring Tutorials for Polymer Clay (And Easter too) | REPIN NOW, Click Later

13 Spring Tutorials for Polymer Clay

(And Easter too)

13 Spring Tutorials for Polymer Clay (And Easter too) | REPIN NOW, Click Later

Spring tutorials for polymer clay are fun, colorful, and will lighten any rainy day! Many of these tutorials can be done in a few short hours, to just a few minutes! I’ve gathered some of the most popular spring tutorials from polymer clay (and Easter too) from here on the site and put them all in one place just for you. I know, I know … you’re welcome. So feel free to click on all the links below and go straight to the tutorials of your choice.

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Selecting a New Project Considerations on the Sculpey Blog

Posted on April 7, 2017 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Tip: What To Consider When Selecting a New Project

Polymer Clay Tip: What To Consider When Selecting a New Project

Selecting a new project can often be a daunting task. Today I’m going to help you to conquer it! As many of you know I’m a freelance designer and part of the Design Squad for Polyform. I’ve been part of their Design Squad since 2015. It’s hard to believe that it’s been that long! This is my month to write for the blog and I’m inviting YOU to come over and join us!

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Making a Difference for Samunnat Nepal

Posted on April 6, 2017 in Polymer Clay by Katie Oskin

Samunnat Nepal - Polymer Clay Doll with Sari Skirt & Necklace

Samunnat Nepal

Sumunnat Nepal - Polymer Clay Doll & Necklace

Helping the ladies of Samunnat Nepal is an honor. Finding ways to give back to the polymer clay community that I love so much is a joy. In last month’s Polymer Notebook email, I encouraged all of your to look beyond yourselves and see how you could reach out and help others within the polymer clay community. This includes things like purchasing tutorials from other clay artists & teachers, buying products from other artists, adopting designs from other polymer people, and even purchasing for a good cause. For those of you who have chosen to support KatersAcres in any facet, I thank you!

I myself support other artists, by purchasing tutorials, supplies, & art too. Why? Because I believe in helping others, sharing with others, and supporting each other. We need to lift each other up and help in other out! The world is full of things that are not good. Our art should be full of encouragement, support, and love. In that vein, let us therefore also reach out and help others. Most especially when it is for a good and worthy cause.

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