Pillow Polymer Clay Heart Pendant Tutorial

Polymer Clay Pillow Heart Pendant Tutorial | FREE DIY Project from KatersAcres

Materials:

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Skinner Blend Bullseye Cane Instructions for Polymer Clay (Beginners)

Polymer Clay Skinner Blend Bullseye Cane Tutorial by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Tutorial

Polymer Clay Skinner Blend Bullseye Cane Tutorial by KatersAcres

 

How to Make a Skinner Blend Bullseye Cane

One of the most basic skills in working with polymer clay is learning how to make a Skinner Blend. Once you know how to make a Skinner Blend, there are infinite possibilities of what you can do and accomplish with that blend. Today’s mini-tutorial will show you how to make a Skinner Blend and change it into a Skinner Blend Bullseye Cane or even a log/plug. This tutorial will walk you through some of the basic steps and show you exactly how that is done.

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52 Weeks of Canes: Polymer Clay Cane Tutorial – Static Cane

Polymer Clay Static Cane Tutorial by KatersAcres

52 Weekly Cane Projects FaceBook Group

Why yes, it has been a very long time since I did a 52 Weeks of Canes post, hasn’t it? First I should probably take a minute to tell you why. If you have followed my art for any length of time, you already know that the majority of my work is sculptural in nature. This being said, we spent all of last month making rose canes for the 52 Weekly Cane Projects. Here’s the problem, I will never use that many roses … and I’m stingy with my clay.  This being said, I made 1 cane for the group in the past 4 weeks because I just didn’t need them. My ultimate goal in joining this team was that I overcome my fear of caning. Which, I can honestly & proudly say, I am not longer afraid and I venture to try any cane (that I have a tutorial for that is). Continue reading 52 Weeks of Canes: Polymer Clay Cane Tutorial – Static Cane

WIP Wednesday: A Short Week

WIP Wednesday in KatersAcres Polymer Clay Studio

Holy Week Excitement

As many of my readers know, I am not a full-time artist. I am an ordained American Baptist Minister. This means that some weeks (like last week) are very busy for me with church and church activities. Last week was Holy Week and I was crazy busy! However, I did manage to squeeze in about 6 hours of work in my studio last week.  Working in my polymer clay studio always seems to just melt all the stress away, and last Friday was no different.

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Skinner Blend Delicate Spring Flower

Spring Flower Pin Tutorial by KatersAcres | This tutorial can be used to make brooches, pendants, earrings, & more!

This tutorial was first published as “Skinner Blend Flowers” by Valerie Creations.

Repin the Original Tutorial Here

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Rainbow Pen Tutorial – Using Skinner Blend, Canes, & Cut-Outs

Polymer Clay Rainbow Pen Tutorial by KatersAcres

Use polymer clay to make these cute rainbow pens with graphic cuteness!

Making polymer clay rainbow pens are a fun afternoon project. I love making pens to give as gifts or to make as fillers on my table at shows and events. ENJOY!

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Skinner Blend Leaf Cane Tutorial – Poinsettia Part 2

Skinner Blend Leaf Cane - Poinsettia Tutorial Part 2 by KatersAcres

Welcome back! This tutorial is part 2 for the caned poinsettia project. You can find part one here.

There are lots of different ways to make a leaf cane, I can think of 4 different ways off the top of my head. I made this leaf cane the way shown in this worksheet because I wanted the gradient side portions. Most of the details are an exact copy of the way you completed your petal canes for the first part of your tutorial.

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Making a Skinner Blend Petal Cane – Poinsettia Project 1

Skinner Blend Flower Petal Cane - Poinsettia Part 1 by KatersAcres

First, there is no right or wrong way to make this cane. I make it differently than some people, and I know that some people will make it differently than me. That’s okay. Once you can get the Skinner Blend mastered, it’s all a matter of using your sculpting skills to gently “persuade” the clay to do what YOU want it to do.

The following tutorial is PART 1 in making a caned Poinsettia petals & leaves.

Basic Materials

  • 3-4 colors of Premo! polymer clay in red / pink tones to make your poinsettia petal cane
  • Pasta machine
  • Acrylic roller & acrylic block
  • Your hands

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