Aug 23, 2012

Scrap Cane Tutorial

Scraps from canes can be from any part or stage when constructing a cane;
it can be from the petals stage or the cane ends after reducing and cutting the edges.

For this particular cane it is good to have chunks of scrap canes, un-blended or mixed.
Scraps from millefiori canes that have transparent background can be use too in this
technique, there is an example at the end of this tutorial.

* Cane ends leftovers from several canes.
* Polymer clay in one color (variable amount) for the outline.
Cutting blade, rolling pin, pasta machine and a ruler.

Aug 19, 2012

Scrap cane Tut - soon to come

Scrap is one of the most annoying when working with polymer clay, but as many things it can be worked to your advantage. Sometimes I mix the scraps to new colors but sometime I like to experiment with it and see what will come out.

When I've uploaded this collection to my Flickr gallery - the "scrapy cane" was noted with some comments on it. A few days ago, while going through some pics, I've found that I've taken some pictures while I was experimenting with the scraps... yay!

I'm working on it these days and very soon I will post this tut on my blog. If you want to get updates on new posts, you can subscribe on the "Follow by email" on the right side of the blog, thanks!

.......................see you soon :))

Aug 16, 2012

From Cookie Pan to Ring Dish

It is a fact that polymer clay crafters convert any kitchen tool they can find to assist them with their clay creation. So, when I saw this Sugar Cookie Bowls recipe on Pinterest I thought to my self "Mmmmmmm... need to try this someday!".

..... well, the day has come, and I took out my cookie bowl pan and made little cute ring dishes.

Here they are, just before the oven, with my 3 favorite colors on their outside.

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