Make a Cute Fennec Fox

Today I’ve put together a beginner level tutorial for a fennec fox. I made him a little larger than previous figurines because I remembered that it sometimes is easier for beginners, especially young children to work with larger amounts of clay. Working in smaller detail takes practice and I don’t want anyone to get frustratedContinue reading “Make a Cute Fennec Fox”

Top 5 Ways to Color Polymer Clay

Polymer clay comes in many different colors, however using different coloring techniques can enhance solid color clay and create interesting effects that will make your polymer clay project really stand out from the rest. I have created a video on my channel that demonstrates the top 5 ways to color polymer clay. If you areContinue reading “Top 5 Ways to Color Polymer Clay”

My Top 5 Texturing Tools

Today’s video discusses my favorite texturing tools and how they are utilized to create depth and texture in polymer clay. They include household items as well as tools that can be purchased online or at your local craft store. Aluminum foil A plastic knife Texture sheet Etch and pearl tool Feather wire texture tool TomorrowContinue reading “My Top 5 Texturing Tools”

New Alpaca Tutorial

I am uploading my latest beginner level polymer clay tutorial to the LiliPolyClay channel right now. The only tool you will need is a toothpick! And for materials just an ounce of solid color clay a pinch of a second color and a little bit of black for the eyes. In the video I shareContinue reading “New Alpaca Tutorial”

Happy Birthday Dad

Today is my father’s birthday and for him I created this Jolly Green Giant statue. A Flight Engineer in Vietnam, he was one of the first to use the long-range special operations and combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopter for the United States Air Force. Also known as the Jolly Green Giant. Pa was awarded The Silver Star and The Distinguished FlyingContinue reading “Happy Birthday Dad”

It’s raining cats and dogs

I’ve been very busy this week making custom pet figures. Finished these four cuties early this morning. Today I’ve spent most of the morning updating my website in order to sell directly and make reaching out through social media easier. Contemplating whether I want to live stream again, either through Twitch or maybe YouTube Live.Continue reading “It’s raining cats and dogs”

New Sloth Tutorial

I’ve added a new beginner polymer clay tutorial to my YouTube channel today. I try to make my videos short and easy to follow using minimal tools and clay. Especially during current conditions I know it’s difficult to acquire new art and crafting materials. Materials used to create this sloth: Sculpey Souffle Cowboy Sculpey SouffleContinue reading “New Sloth Tutorial”

Friday Fun – Make a Unicorn Video

I’m on week two of “Stay at home. Clay at home.” Since I was laid off due to the coronavirus pandemic I’ve been keeping busy making video tutorials geared towards beginners. I’ve also been streaming live on Facebook and Twitch. Today I created a unicorn video which I’ve uploaded to my YouTube Channel. Here’s aContinue reading “Friday Fun – Make a Unicorn Video”

Fimo Leather Phone Case

I’ve been experimenting with Fimo Leather to create a phone case that holds my license and credit card as well. I’m impressed with the strength and flexibility of it. It’s not the easiest to work with though. Straight out of the package it rolls smoothly through a pasta maker, but I found that if youContinue reading “Fimo Leather Phone Case”

Albert & Alberta Cake Topper

Completed the cake topper for my fiance’s 45th birthday party. Lesson’s I’ve learned from this experience is that if I’m using Sculpey III I need to use armature and wiring. Albert’s leg cracked and he drooped a little during the baking process. I think I’ll stick to Premo in the future, or mix my SculpeyContinue reading “Albert & Alberta Cake Topper”