Monday, 2 January 2012

It's been a while - Happy New Year

Playing with Polymer Clay.  I was so lucky to get some Polymer Clay and books for my birthday and Christmas presents.  We've had a busy time as has everybody over Christmas - so I made time this morning to have a bit of an experimental play.

None of the following are finished examples - they have been cooked - but not finished off yet - I just wanted before and after photos.
 I have managed to make some leaves - yet to be painted - and next I want to have a go at some roses.
This is a bit of a cheat - I made a mould - it's not as easy as one assumes it will be!

This one is a bit clearer to see.  

 A little cameo  - which I need to paint - or not.   Like all the others it needs a bit of sandpapering.
And yet another cameo in white.  I'll have to get it under my magnifier to sand it - her nose looks like it needs some attention.

I'd best look up how you paint polymer clay.

I was quite pleased that I baked them without them burning.   I have been busy bulk cooking really large pumpkins today - so when they had finished I popped these in to the oven between two tins so they had their own little oven - and just turned the oven off and left them to it for half an hour or so.

6 comments:

Shairon said...

Lovely pieces Lottie! Are you going to incorporate this into your jewellery making? Happy New Year to you! x

sam21ski said...

Happy New Year and all the best for 2012

You'll love playing with the clay Lottie, it's so versatile and the results are stunning and it's quite a quick process once it's baked

Happy crafting - Sam xxx

Sandie said...

Oooh this takes me back a bit!
I made my Sister an owl about 20yrs ago in Polymer clay and added a magnet to it as a firidge maganet, she still has it but on her cooker hood as the fridge is behind it's own wooden door.
The leaves look good even before they are painted.

Looking forward to seeing them all when they are finished.

Sandie xx

Christine B. said...

Happy New year Lottie hope it a good one for you.

Love your ploymerclay makes especially your cameo. I bet they are all lovely when you have finished them. Have fun playing. Love and Hugs x ChrisB

Maggie R said...

Hi Lottie,
Happy New Year..
You are starting off the New Year nicely with those pieces. They are lovely.. I will be anxious to see what you do with them
xoxo
(((hugs))))
Maggie

Jack said...

Oooh I haven't had a play with clay for ages. Great pieces. xx