How to Make a Color Palette in Polymer Clay 101

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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?

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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How to Make Your Own Color Palette with Polymer Clay

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Creating a Color Palette in Polymer Clay by KatersAcres

 How to Make Your Own Color Palette with Polymer Clay

Creating a Color Palette in Polymer Clay by KatersAcres

Creating a Coordinating Color Palette

‘How to make your own color palette’ can sound difficult, right? Well, I am part of a lot of different polymer clay groups on FaceBook. Some I am more active on than others, and some I just lurk. Last week, someone asked how to make a color palette. There were lots of ideas thrown out, many of which were great. Most of my items are made from custom color palettes that coordinate. Making your own palette is easy and the more you do it, the easier it gets.  There are lots of ways to make your own color palette, but this is the method that I prefer.

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Halloween Color Palette Theme

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Halloween Color Palette Theme by KatersAcres

Halloween Color Palette

Halloween Color Palette Theme by KatersAcres

Today’s color palette is destined for your Halloween creations. Can you use it for something else? Absolutely! The possibilities that form from one color palette are indeed limitless.  Today I will give you all the Premo / Sculpey colors as well as a color palette that was auto-generated from the picture you see above at BigHugeLabs.com

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Color Palette Inspiration: Sunrise Warmth

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Sunrise Color Palette by KatersAcres | Artistic Prompt & Inspiration Guide

Creative Inspiration for Color Palettes, Prompts, and More by KatersAcres

Again for this color inspiration blog post today, I am choosing to show you a color palette, filled with my own hand blended clay from my studio. I hope that you and your adventures of playing, as you get tired, as you run out of ideas, and as you wane that you will have all kinds inspiration through color palettes.

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Summer Moods Color Palette

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Creative Inspiration for Color Palettes, Prompts, and More by KatersAcres

Creative Road Blocks

As I write this post, my to do list has seemingly over 1 million things on it to get done.  Jeepers. I really don’t like that feeling.  In fact, often it is so much of a barrier for me that become a severe road block to my creativity.  Are you the same way?  When you have a million things to do, where do you begin to get inspiration?  For me, I simply pick some colors that look nice together and see where that palette will take me.  Why I’m “dry” finding a striking color palette is the beginning of that “ah ha” moment for me in my studio.  Since this color palette was such an inspiration to me this week, I’m hoping that it will be a springboard to your own creativity.

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Inspiration for Your Creative Weekend

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Creative Inspiration for Color Palettes, Prompts, and More by KatersAcres

Creative Inspiration for Color Palettes, Prompts, and More by KatersAcres

COLOR PROMPTS FOR YOU

One of the things that artists need most is inspiration.  Sometimes we run out of creativity, draw a blank, and find ourselves out of ideas and with no idea where to start.  Color palettes are one of the ways that we can re-inspire ourselves.  Lately, on my FaceBook page, I have been offering up a weekly prompt to help you get inspired.  Today I will give you two different sources of inspiration, a color palette, and actually polymer clay colors for you to try out in your studio this weekend!  Every once and awhile I’m going to throw some prompts your way to help you dive back in your studio! Continue reading Inspiration for Your Creative Weekend