Monthly Archives: April 2011

Sculpey Astro Box

Hey!  Here is a box I created for Sculpey.  I love to doodle with the extruded pieces of clay on well, anything that is bakeable and fits my oven!  I discovered that if I let the box sit a couple … Continue reading

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So, my sister in law saw the picture of the black and white silverware I posted and commented, “I want that silverware.”  Now, she just got her breakfast nook recovered and it was a traumatic experience.  The upholstery guy told her … Continue reading

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From the Clay Vault: Don’t overthink it!

This is an old Sculpey project I did in 2005.  They wanted table decorations and place card holder (does ANYONE use these?).  Since I’m the Queen of StoobidSimple, this is what I created.  They are still some of my favorite … Continue reading

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Another version of the Steampunk pendant

I made this version for one of my friends.  Again, Sculpey plays the critical role of providing the background and the base to build on.

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Sculpey Steampunk

I love steampunk.  I come from a family of artists who played with steampunk over several decades.  Sculpey is an ideal material to use with steampunk, because you can age it and texturize it so well and the matte surface … Continue reading

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A Photo Note – Photographing Pearl Ex

Photographing clay items covered in Pearl Ex can be frustrating.  You have all these beautiful colors and they come out whitish grey in the photos.  It’s an easy fix!  If the entire object is covered in Pearl Ex, like the … Continue reading

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Raku

I had a message come to me the other day from someone wanting to know how to do faux Raku with Sculpey.  This is one of my most favorite techniques ever.  It’s so easy and really doesn’t take a lot … Continue reading

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A Photo Note – Photographing Sharp Items

The photo above with the knife and spoon covered with clay worked out pretty well.  When I draw the classic composition lines of thirds, you can see that the focal points hit squarely on the intersections of the lines, just … Continue reading

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From the Clay Vault II

I love cheap Ikea silverware – it’s so easy to cover it quickly with clay for a themed tabletop.  I found these pictures in my Clay Vault and I seriously don’t even remember the light switch cover and I LOVE … Continue reading

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Sunday is clay day!

Sunday has always been The Clay Day for me.  The only chore left to do (out of the chores that I HAVE to do) is laundry.  That’s underway, so the next thing is to figure out what I can launch … Continue reading

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