Polymer Clay Tips

Written by Liza Hartung
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If you are a budding clay artist, or you have been working for a long time, you may want to know some great polymer clay tips. There are hundreds, possibly thousands of things you can do with polymer clay. The very young to the very old can have a grand old time with clay. I remember the first time I got clay. I used it to make tacks, like what you would use on a corkboard. I made little bugs and happy faces. It's very fun.

You can get quite advanced in your clay-making. Some people make wonderful figurines, beads, magnets and other fun crafts to sell at craft fairs. You can get into basket weaving, mosaics, image transferring, frames and miniatures, just to name a few. Sometimes people feel that they are stuck with their clay making and they need some polymer clay tips to keep the fire going.

Have you ever thought of creating metallic effects? You can also do faux-finishing on your clay items to make them look like precious stones. To get some other great polymer clay tips and to learn how to do some of these things, I suggest looking on the Internet or going to a bookstore. You will find so many little gems of advice online that you won't be able to wait to start your next project.

Practical Polymer Clay Tips

Sometimes you may just want tips on what kind of clay to choose. There are so many out there and you may not know the difference between them. You may not even know that there is a difference between them. By doing a little research, you will discover information on the clay available to you. For instance, the least expensive clay is also the most fragile. Some types of clay remain slightly flexible after you bake them. These kinds of facts are good to know when you are working.


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