Acrylic Paints for Polymer Clay

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Acrylics paints for polymer clay? Absolutely! Acrylic paints have been used safely for years with polymer clay. I have written about the use of acrylics with polymer several times here on the site. (See the linked articles at the end of this post.) Today I will share with you my four most used acrylic paints. You may enjoy these acrylic paints for polymer clay sculpting, jewelry making, or many other polymer clay disciplines too.

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Creative Tip 5: Recycled Paint Palette

Polymer Clay Creative Tip 5 - Recycled Paint Palette

 Each & every artist has a few tips, tricks, or thoughtful pieces of advice that they can pass on to others. As I was adding some paint details to one of my items the other day, I sat looking at my typical paint palette and I thought, “you know, this is something my readers might like to know.” So … today with you I share my secret recycled paint palette … okay, so it’s not really a secret, but it is a good tip!

Read My Article on Polymer Clay & Paint Here

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Do You Ever Wonder Where to Start?

Polymer Clay Creative Tip 4 - Where to Start by KatersAcres

For people who make a living being creative, often the greatest battle is where to start.

Getting started is not easy for everyone, especially when you are going through a creatively dry season. But if you never start, you can never finish something. In today’s polymer clay tip we’re going to discuss how to jumpstart your creativity in your chosen art form and potentially conquer that “dry spell.”

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Polymer Clay Tip: Keep Your Nails Short

Polymer Clay Creative Tip 3 - Keep Your Nails Short by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Tip Tuesday

Most Frequently Asked Question

How do I keep dust, dirt, fingerprints, & dents off my pieces?

I have written about this before and The Blue Bottle Tree also has an excellent post regarding this. But there’s another polymer clay tip that will help your work greatly …

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Polymer Clay Tip 2: Corn Starch Mini Jar

Creative Tip 2 - Corn Starch Mini Jar by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Tip Tuesday

Polymer Clay Tips from KatersAcresIt’s “back to school” for many children in our area today. Being from a rural community, school rarely starts until after Labor Day.  So, since everyone is going back to school, how about a polymer clay tip to get us started! This past WIP Wednesday I mentioned a little trick that I use to keep my beads (especially flat caned beads like the ones above) holding their shape during the baking process. We all have things that we do in our studio to “help” us in our creativity. Although I am not primarily a jewelry designer, but rather a sculptor, that doesn’t mean that I don’t make jewelry or don’t at least make jewelry components.

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Polymer Clay Creative Tip #1

Polymer Clay Creative Tip 1 - Fuel Your Imagination by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Tip

Polymer Clay Tip #1: Finding Inspiration

One of the most frequent questions that I receive from my readers is this: Where do you find your inspiration?  The answer to this question is as simple as it is complicated. Why? Because in some ways you have to  search for creative inspiration and yet in other ways it stares you in the face every single day.

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Polymer Clay Tip – Tutorial Storage

Polymer Clay Tip - Tutorial Storage by KatersAcres

Tutorial Storage

Polymer Clay Tip - Tutorial Storage by KatersAcres

If you love polymer clay tutorials (and who doesn’t) and you have a good number of them, if you print each and every one, over time, storing them becomes a real problem! Here’s what I’ve done to tackle that problem. I hope you enjoy these tutorial storage ideas, feel free to share yours in the comments below.

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