What can I make out of polymer clay?

15 Fun Polymer Clay Ideas

  • 01 of 15. Fruit Trinket Boxes. Damask Love.
  • 02 of 15. Modern Earrings. The Spruce Crafts.
  • 03 of 15. Geometric Wall Hanging. Alice and Lois.
  • 04 of 15. Rainbow Magnets.
  • 05 of 15. Ice Cream Cone Wall Planters.
  • 06 of 15. Cactus Ring Holder.
  • 07 of 15. Standing Bud Vase.
  • 08 of 15. Emoji Heart Best Friends Necklaces.

How do you make polymer clay crafts?

  1. Make your Own Necklaces. One very popular idea for polymer clay is to make jewelry.
  2. Combine Real Beads with Polymer Clay Charms. You don’t have to make your jewelry entirely out of polymer clay either.
  3. Be Playful and Unique.
  4. Add Some Flair to Your Cell Phone with Some Homemade Charms.
  5. Make Miniature Versions of Things.

What is the best clay to play with?

Top 5 modeling clays for kids

Rank Product Key Features
1. Sago Brothers Air Dry Clay 24 colors, soft, air-dry, allergen-free
2. Crayola Model Magic Clay 14 colors, eco-friendly, non-stick
3. Crayola Air Dry Clay White or terracotta, resealable tub
4. Original Sculpey Clay 30 colors, polymer clay, oven-bake

What paint do you use on polymer clay?

acrylic paints
Craft Paints (and the supplies that go with it) are a must have for most polymer clay artists. I prefer acrylic paints and in many cases “heavy body” acrylic paints, but any type of acrylic craft paint is safe to use directly on polymer clay. You can use acrylic paints before baking OR after baking your clay.

What are some things to do with polymer clay?

Use it For Gardening. Polymer clay is surprisingly sturdy for a home crafted product, and it can be used for all sorts of outdoor applications as well. Cover a Journal. Cover Pens and Pencils. Make Dishes. Make Fun Switch Plates. Cover Your House Key.

How do you make a polymer clay?

Make your own “polymer clay’ that is self-hardening over night. Take 1 tablespoon of white glue, add a few drops of acrylic paint or India ink for color, if desired. Mix in a tablespoon of corn starch and 3-5 drops of vegetable or mineral oil. Mix well. If it is not thick enough to model, add more corn starch until it is of the right consistency.

What are the different types of polymer clay beads?

Some common types of polymer clay beads include plain beads, millefiori beads, and stamped beads . Polymer clay is a very flexible medium, and artists often create unique beads that do not conform to any predetermined type.

How do you make a polymer clay necklace?

Making a Simple Beaded Necklace with Polymer Clay Assemble all of your supplies. Loosen up the polymer clay. Pierce the ball of polymer clay right down the middle with your toothpick. Lay your bead on your baking sheet. Repeat these steps with all of the colors of clay you have. Make marbled beads. Make a two-sided multicolor bead.

Polymer clay tutorials for canes, jewellery and many other things. Some are links to tutorials to buy, others are free. This tutorial is about making a necklace all in polymer clay with a sliding part allowing it to be adapted in length.

What should the temperature of polymer clay be?

And have fun with it! Polymer clay can burn at temperatures over 350°F (170°C). If this ever happens, turn off the oven, open all the windows, and leave the room until the air clears. The acidic gases produced smell awful and are irritating to your lungs and you don’t want to breathe them.

What kind of varnish to use on polymer clay?

You can use most water-based varnishes to seal your polymer clay. Many people like to use the acrylic varnishes that are sold to protect fine art paintings. They come in gloss, satin, and matte finishes. But be aware that some varnishes may never fully dry on some brands of polymer clay.

Which is the darkest color in polymer clay?

The yellow is cadmium yellow with a trace of white and the purple mix from the blend. The darkest color is green with a little cadmium red. Here is my recipe for the Pantone color of the year for 2019.