Polymer Clay Faux Cloisonne Beads

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Polymer Clay Faux CLOISONNE BEADS Tutorial by KatersAcres for Polyform

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

Sometimes you just need that perfect something to go with a new outfit. Sometimes even as a sculptor you want to make some beads. Here’s a new take on a very old classic.

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Finding Your Routine is Essential to the Creative Process

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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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Colors of Spring are Bright, Bold, & Vivid

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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

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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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Selecting a New Project Considerations on the Sculpey Blog

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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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Polymer Clay Review – Polyform’s New 2015 Colors

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2015 Polyform Color Review for Premo!, Premo! Accents, & Sculpey III by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Review

2015 Polyform Color Review for Premo!, Premo! Accents, & Sculpey III by KatersAcres

New 2015 Polyform Clays

If you are new to polymer clay, you probably don’t know that some brands (in particular the Polyform brands) retire colors and release new ones periodically. Here’s what is new in Polyform’s Sculpey III and Premo! clay lines for 2015.

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Polymer Clay Fluffy Bird Tutorial

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Polymer Clay Fluffy Bird Tutorial

Just in time for spring, this adorable fluffy bird is quick and easy to make.

My newest project for Polyform is part of my series of blog posts from the month of April. This project uses my favorite, Premo! polymer clay. Don’t forget to make this fluffy bird in as many colors as you can dream, create, and blend.

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Polymer Clay Bookends Tutorial

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Polymer Clay Bookends Tutorial for Polyform

Kater’s Acres & Polyform Present:

Polymer Clay Bookends Tutorial for Polyform

Polymer Clay Bookends Tutorial

My newest project for Polyform is part of their “Mom & Me” series. This series of projects includes smaller projects that children can do with the help of a parent.

This project uses Polyform’s newest clay, Soufflé.

CLICK to get this FREE tutorial from Polyform now

 

Polymer Clay Elf Tutorial

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Polymer Clay Elf Tutorial by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Elf Tutorial by KatersAcresIn the mood for Christmas? This polymer clay elf tutorial is one I wrote for Polyform Products (the maker of the Sculpey® lines of products). It has now been published on their website. This is a fun and free tutorial. It’s perfect for figurines, cake toppers, or gifts to give this Christmas season.

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