What is mica powder and what is it used for?
How should I use Gilders Paste on polymer clay?
I'm new to polymer clay but I know I'll be able to use my cake decorating skills to sculpt some really neat flowers for my jewelry. When making a design that is several pieces put together, is there anything special that I need to do to ensure that my work doesn't fall apart after it's baked? Or do the pieces bond together while they are baking?
I have several colors of Kato Polyclay that have hardened in the air. Can I return them to their original texture?
Can glue foil be used on raw polyclay and then baked? If so should it be covered with a thin sheet of translucent clay or glazed after baking. Can it be used in the mokume-gane technique?
On the back cover of the June 2011 Craft n' Things there is an ad for your catalog featuring the art of Carol Blackburn using colored liquid polymer clay. Where do I find the instructions for this technique. Thank you.
I watched the video about creating the clear flexible sheet out of the Kato Polyclay clear liquid, but I'm wondering exactly how to use the end product as a cabochon or pendant, like was shown at the end of the video. Any tips or ideas? Thanks!
Can you put sand into polymer clay and bake it? I have someone who wants beads from a Florida trip made with sand.
During a recent shopping trip I bought three containers of what was grouped with the metal clay supplies in a local hobby and craft store. The product brand is Pardo and the company web site gives the product as the metal listed combined with beeswax to help hold shape until firing. Firing is supposed to be done in a home or convection oven at 266 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius) for 30 minutes per 1/4 inch thickness. I bought one jar of gold, one jar of silver and one jar of bronze. My questions; how does this product match up to the other metal clay products on the market? Could this product be fired using a torch instead of an oven? And how might this product stand up long-term in items crafted with any of the clays purchased?Thank you.
Can we safely "fire" Swarovski crystals on polymer clay (not PMC) which fires at approx. 300 deg. for 30 minutes? These will be flat back, but not the hot stick type. Also, color stability at those temps. Thanks,
I don't have any problems baking kato poly clay except when it comes to the translucent clay. It just turns yellow! What am I doing wrong?
Can you imbed Swarovski chatons into polymer clay? If so, what types would work best? Thanks in advance,
I like working with polymer clay and would like to make a carrot out of clay and have coiled Zebra colored wire as the greens. But I don't know much about wire gauges. What gauge is going to retain its coil shape best for a charm intended for earrings? What are the suggested uses for other gauges?
I have used Fimo clay and Sculpey clay. Is there any clay that is easy to use, that is stronger than these? I am looking for something I can make fine componets out of that won't be easily broken.
How do you use Kato Polyclay? Do you need something else to mix with it or use it by itself. How do you know how long to bake it? Thanks,
We've saved the cardboard tubes from toilet paper and paper towels for a long time--I've done a lot of craft projects with my kids and am looking for a new idea--do you have anything that we can use them for that would incorporate Art Clay® or Kato Polyclay™?
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