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My Sleeping Cat Tutorial

My Sleeping Cat Tutorial

Here is the promised cat tutorial, I hope you enjoy it! It is also available as a PDF document which I can send to you if you email me, I am really happy to do so – just couldn’t find an easy way to have it as a download online. If you use it I would be really grateful for some pictures of your cats, and as always a comment, or like here or on my facebook page really makes my day. I would also appreciate any feedback you have to...

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More tutorial links

More tutorial links

A while back I share some tutorial links with you http://www.carajane.co.uk/2010/05/tutorial-links.html I have just come across another collection of tutorial links thanks to Marlene Brady on her It’s All About Creating blog. What I really like about this collection is that it is photographs so you can see exactly what the tutorial is for. Thank you Iratirita for sharing them! Iratirita tutorial list 1 – canes and...

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Improved star cane

Improved star cane

So I was just sitting down trying to figure out how to make them neater when I remembered I had a small star cookie cutter. I was going to use it to make an impression on the end of the block of clay to use as a cutting guide when I remembered seeing somewhere someone making a cane from cookie cutters (sorry can’t remember who or where or when – I do remember it was elephants and it was a neat idea). Here’s what I did. The...

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Tutorial links

There are hundreds of polymer clay tutorials out there on the internet, some you pay for ( in my experience these are excellent, the authors have put in much more time and they are very detailed) and many are free. There are lots of creative and generous artists out there! Some people have kindly collected the tutorials together onto pages of links and I would like to share a couple of these with you now so perhaps you can find  a new tutorial...

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Textured Beads, mini tutorial

Textured Beads, mini tutorial

I have been admiring peoples textured beads for some time and wanted to make some of my own. I tried rolling beads on some rough sandpaper but there wasn’t enough texture and I kept rolling the texture I made off and getting bits of sand on my beads – not good. I asked for help from some more experienced clayers – on PCC forum and I also emailed some people direct who had photos of textured beads on flickr. Many people were...

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