Polymer Clay Beads Using Leftover Chalks

Video Tutorial

Learn how to create a range of funky, organic, chalk pastel beads using leftover chalks.

Tools and Materials

White polymer clay
Chalk pastel
Tissue blade
Knitting needle
Scrap paper
Ceramic tile

Debbie Crothers Artist and Instructor Polymer Clay Beads Using Leftover Chalks Tutorial

Polymer Clay Veneer Using Chalk Pastel and Lace #1

Video Tutorial

Create stunning polymer clay veneers using simply lace and chalk pastels.


This is #1 in a series.

Tools and Materials

White polymer clay
Tissue blade
Chalk pastel
Lace
Multix-bake paper
Scrap paper
Ceramic tile
Acrylic sheet
Brayer or acrylic rod

Debbie Crothers Artist and Instructor Polymer Clay Veneer Using Chalk Pastel and Lace

Polymer Clay Veneer Using Chalk Pastel and Lace #2

Video Tutorial

Create stunning polymer clay veneers using simply lace and chalk pastels.

I’ll also show you how to create a beautiful polymer clay veneer using lace and gold paint.


This is #2 in a series.

Tools and Materials

White polymer clay
Chalk pastel
Lace
Tissue Blade
Scrap paper
Multix-bake paper
Brayer or acrylic rod
Gold acrylic paint
Sponge roller
Ceramic tile
Acrylic sheet
Sticky tape

Debbie Crothers Artist and Instructor Polymer Clay Veneer Using Chalk Pastel and Lace #2

Polymer Clay Veneer Using Chalk Pastel and Lace #3

Video Tutorial

Create stunning polymer clay veneers using simply lace and chalk pastels.
This is #3 in a series.

Tools and Materials

White polymer clay
Chalk pastel
Tissue blade
Acrylic sheet
Brayer or acrylic rod
Lace
Gold leaf
Multix-bake paper
Scrap paper
Ceramic tile

Debbie Crothers Artist and Instructor Polymer Clay Veneer Using Chalk Pastel and Lace #3

Polymer Clay Veneer Using Chalk Pastel and Lace #4

Video Tutorial

Create stunning polymer clay veneers using simply lace and chalk pastels.

This is #4 in a series.

Tools and Materials
White polymer clay
Chalk pastel
Lace
Tissue blade
Acrylic sheet
Brayer or acrylic rod
Scrap paper
Multix-bake paper

Debbie Crothers Polymer Clay Artist & Instructor. Polymer clay lace veneer tutorial.

Polymer Clay Veneer Using Glue Gun Stamp and Chalks

Video Tutorial

Learn how to create two polymer clay, mokume gane veneers with a difference.  I’ll show you how to incorporate chalk pastel to change the look completely.  My favourite glue gun stamps are used in this tutorial as well.

Tools and Materials

White polymer clay plus two colours of your choice
Chalk pastel
Tissue blade
Scrap paper
Ceramic tile
Glue gun stamp
Multix-bake paper
Release agent (I use baby powder)

Debbie Crothers Artist and Instructor Polymer Clay Veneer Using Glue Gun Stamp and Chalk Pastel

 

Ironlak Art Beads

Video Tutorial

Have you ever tried using Alcohol Ink pens on raw polymer clay only to find they clog up, don't work, leave streaky marks etc?  Well take a look at the Ironlak Alcohol Ink Pump Action Markers and be amazed.  These markers are loaded with alcohol ink and work beautifully on raw polymer clay.  Use them in conjunction with Ironlak Striker Pens and you have a match made in heaven.  I'll be creating a raw polymer clay veneer and will then show you how to turn this veneer into a simple yet stunning pod shaped bead.

Tools and Materials:

  • Pasta machine
  • Tissue blade
  • Acrylic rod
  • White polymer clay
  • Baby powder and fan brush or similar
  • Skewer
  • Scrap clay
  • Smoothing tool
  • Multix-bake paper/baking paper or similar
  • Ironlak Pump Action Ink Markers 7mm Nib (in a range of colours)
  • Ironlak Striker Pens (these are alcohol ink based - in a range of colours)

Alcohol Ink Flower on Raw Polymer Clay

Video Tutorial

Learn how to create some really cool effects using alcohol inks, foils and polymer clay.  This tutorial doesn't show you how to create a finished piece, it's inspirational only.

Tools and Materials:

  • Pasta machine
  • Tissue blade
  • Acrylic rod
  • White and scrap polymer clay
  • Alcohol ink
  • Blending solution or Isopropyl alcohol
  • A fine paintbrush
  • Straw
  • Paint palette
  • Cotton buds
  • Latex gloves
  • Scrap paper
  • Circle cutter

 

Experimenting with Alcohol Ink on Raw Polymer Clay

Video Tutorial

Learn how to create some really cool effects using alcohol inks, foils and polymer clay.  This tutorial doesn't show you how to create a finished piece, it's inspirational only.

Tools and Materials:

  • Pasta machine
  • Tissue blade
  • Acrylic rod
  • White and scrap polymer clay
  • Alcohol ink
  • Blending solution or Isopropyl alcohol
  • A fine paintbrush
  • Paint palette
  • Cotton buds
  • Latex gloves
  • Scrap paper
  • Circle cutter

 

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