Friesen Friday: Peacocks

Posted on June 21, 2013 in 2013 Friesen Project by Katie Oskin

POLYMER CLAY PEACOCKS

Polymer Clay Peacock Project by KatersAcres | PIN IT NOW, MAKE IT LATER! Part of the Friesen Project of 2013

For the summer months, the Friesen Project is going to look a little bit different.  As I explained in the opening Friesen Friday of June, many of the tutorials for the Christi Friesen projects are coming from online resources.  This being said, today’s project is not a complete tutorial.  The tutorial can be found elsewhere online (see project information and link below).  I had a lot of fun creating my polymer clay peacocks, in fact I made several of them.  So get out your clay and let’s get started!

If you have not gotten your PDF copy of Christi Friesen’s “Birds of a Feather” book, please order the book here direct from Christi.

Peacock Photo from the Robson Peacock Habitat

Photo by Katie Oskin
Taken at the Robson Peacock Habitat in Clinton, Ohio on June 1, 2013

PEACOCK TUTORIAL

Christi Friesen Polymer Clay Peacock

Today’s complete tutorial for your polymer clay peacock can be found on the FireMountain Gems website.  It is a tutorial to make your own fantasy theme peacock necklace, which Christi aptly named “Peacock Pizzazz.”

Remember that this project is not just about duplicating Christi’s style, but it is about finding your own voice.  You will notice that in the two peacocks that I made for this week, while they implement many of Christi’s techniques, they are definitely “mine” with their whimsical expressions and looks.

My Polymer Clay Peacock Projects

Blue Peacock Tutorial by KatersAcres

White Peacock Tutorial by KatersAcres

These two peacocks are special.  One of them goes on an adventure with Parker and the other one is a gift for my friend who raises peacocks!

SPECIAL BONUS:

Parker & Peacock Polymer Clay StoryBook Scene by KatersAcresAs a special bonus for all of the Friesen Project participants, come on over to my Etsy store and see the newest Parker StoryBook Scene, featuring one of these cute polymer clay peacocks.  But not just any peacock, a perfectly speckled white albino peacock, one of the rarest of Parker’s finds at Kater’s Acres.

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REMINDER:

Peacocks by Kristen Wright, Rian Sanderse, & Laurie Grassel

Peacocks by Kristen Wright, Rian Sanderse, & Laurie Grassel

For those of you who are participating in the project, do NOT forget to link up all your projects that you have made as we have journeyed together on Pinterest.

The Friesen Project

The Friesen Project is done in conjunction with Christi Friesen. All tutorials are retaught here with her expressed permission. Please make sure to read about the project here, and get answers to the most common FAQS here.

See you next Friesen Friday,
Until then, Happy Claying,

 
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Shannon
June 21, 2013
20:10

I LOVE the white peacock idea – but it’s SO hard to keep white clay white…in my house, anyway.

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Christine Witton
June 21, 2013
17:40

How did the growing roses pin get pinned on to the Christie Friesen site?

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Katie
June 21, 2013
17:46

I will go and check it. It was probably an accidental pin by someone who was repinning and forgot to change which board they pinned to.

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