30 janvier 2017

Beads to dye for : tutorial part II

  Hello my little mushrooms ! 🍄🍄🍄Mushrooms mushrooms ? Well yes I must admit me and my boyfriend are kind of obsessed with mushrooms , whenever we can and all year long we run in the woods and in the fields to hunt for yummy mushrooms :) so for my next project what nicest subject as a mushroom to demo my technique :)  First for the basics  if you have forgotten or missed them go here :  http://xtinebijoux.canalblog.com/archives/2017/01/30/34871294.html In addition to make the masking dots you will either... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2017

Beads to dye for : Tutorial part I

Here we go ! let the fun begin ! You will need:🍄 white ( or light color ) conditioned clay, 🍄shaving cream ( the foam one , NOT the gel one, any brand , the cheapest work great:) , 🍄 Textile liquid dyes : I used pėbėo quick color but I guess any other brand will do . I tried also with piñata alcool inks but I prefer the results with the dye . 🍄Cookie cutters or templates ( you can also freely cut the clay the shape you want ) , 🍄a glass tile ( easier to clean the mess on it ) 🍄And your usual polymer clay material . Ready... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2017

Beads to dye for / des perles qui font impression !

The story started in 2005 after my late friend Gwen Gibson had published an article in polymer café magazine. In the 2005  summer issue  of the magazine Gwen showed a technique to make intriguing spotted beads that looked like batik fabric. The technique involved the use of dyes and shaving cream, a well known technique, crafters, textile artists and elementary school teachers had used for quite some times for producing easy and fun patterns on fabric and paper and that Gwen cleverly transposed to polymer clay . I then... [Lire la suite]
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