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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Easy Faux Crackle Tutorial – Overlay Technique

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Polymer Clay Faux Crackle Technique Tutorial by KatersAcres

This easy, faux crackle technique can become the base for a multitude of clay designs. It works the best the easiest as a veneer technique on raw clay designs. And like many happy accidents and tutorials here at KatersAcres, this faux crackle technique has a story too. It also pairs nicely and easily with the Faux Collage Veneers tutorial too! Are you ready to try it? Let’s get started!

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Faux Beach Glass Tutorial

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Faux Beach Glass Tutorial by KatersAcres

This Faux Beach Glass Tutorial will make the perfect summer accessories for home, decor, or even jewelry! The Whimsical Sculpting Tutorials Club is taking a dive into the sea with our Ocean Commotion theme this month and started things off with our über cute Puffed Fish duo. With all our ocean tutorials, it seemed only fitting to offer a free Faux Beach Glass tutorial here on the site for all my readers too!

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Polymer Clay Gemstones: The Art of Deception

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Polymer Clay Gemstones: The Art of Deception by Randee Ketzel and Kim Schlenke | May 2016 Polymer Clay Book of the Month

Polymer Clay Gemstones, The Art of Deception

by Randee Ketzel & Kim Schlinke

Polymer Clay Book of the Month

If you are new to KatersAcres, my goal with everything that I do here on the website is to make polymer clay engaging, fun, and accessible to everyone. You don’t need to be a professional artist to use this unique, versatile, and readily available medium. One of the things I’m doing in 2016 is choosing one polymer clay book of the month to share with you.

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Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month: Faux Batik

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Faux Batik Tutorial by Lorraine Vogel

Lorraine Vogel from Wire Orchid | Polymer Clay Artist

Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month:

Faux Batik Technique

by Lorraine Vogel

It’s the first Tuesday of the month and you know what that means?! It means that I introduce you to our polymer clay tutorial of the month! [Click here to see past tutorials of the month.] This month I bring none other than the wonderful talented Lorraine Vogel from Wired Orchid Jewelry.

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Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month – Faux Dichroic Glass

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Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month, February 2016 - Faux Dichroics with Lisa Pavelka | CLICK to get your FREE Tutorial

Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month:

Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month, February 2016 - Faux Dichroics with Lisa Pavelka | CLICK to get your FREE Tutorial

Faux Dichroic Glass

with Lisa Pavelka

Learning and adapting new tricks with polymer clay is always fun! This month we are going to explore faux dichroic glass techniques using our favorite medium, polymer clay. This past year, Lisa Pavelka and I collaborated on a year long polymer clay project. To say “thank you” to all who participated, Lisa is joining us once again for a tutorial and giveaway (come back Friday).

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Faux Pen & Ink on Polymer Clay Tutorial

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Faux Pen & Ink on Polymer Clay Tutorial by KatersAcres

So, last week I was in the throws of a really neat design idea. I’m a member of Christi’s Neighborhood and our project theme last month was called “Once Upon a Time.” Thoroughly inspired by the theme, I played around with the idea for several weeks before it formulated in my mind … Rumpelstinltskin.

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Faux Jade Polymer Clay Color Recipe

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Polymer Clay Color Recipe for Faux Jade

 

Then it Came to Me … Faux Jade

Old Man 2D Face Sculpture in Polymer Clay by KatersAcresYesterday I shared with you what I had been working on in my studio. One of those things was an “Old Man Face” for a challenge for a FaceBook group I participate in. I didn’t know what I wanted to do with this Old Man yet, so I let him sit (for about a week) and kept staring at him while I worked.  Finally I started asking in FaceBook Groups what people thought I should do with him. Overwhelmingly, many people thought he looked rather Asian … that was not my intent, but okay. I decided to run with it!

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