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How to work with polymer clay

How to work with polymer clay

Polymer Clay - perfect plastic material, from which you can make an infinite number of a wide variety of beautiful gizmos.

Working with her is quite simple, about the same as the mold of clay, so engaged with the plastic like both adults and children.

You will need

  • - A set of polymer gliny-
  • - A mirror or glass
  • - stationery knife-
  • - zubochistka-
  • - bake-
  • - acrylic paints-
  • - sandpaper-
  • - Water-based lacquer.



Get polymer clay. On sale occurs material from different manufacturers. For beginners will approach a set of stamps "Tsvetik», «Hobby», «Artifact", etc. This polymer clay produced in Russia, so it is relatively inexpensive. Experienced masters recommend to work with polymer clay Fimo, Cernit and Sculpey.


Prepare a glass or mirror surface. It can be any piece of glass or a mirror, placed on the table. Take a piece of plastic, tear away the necessary amount of clay and start to knead it in your hands when the material is softened enough, start sculpting.


The simplest thing - to make beads, from which you can make a necklace, bracelet or necklace. Roll out the softened plastic in the sausage on the glass. Cut it into pieces of equal size.


Each piece of the ball or cylinder shape. Using a toothpick make a hole in the middle part. Toothpick can be applied texture: points and lines.


To make a multi-colored beads, makesausages from plastics of different colors. This can be used several shades clay. Then screw them into a bundle and then roll in the sausage. Do beads as described above.


You can sculpt beads completely different form. To do this, roll a sheet of polymer clay (you can use, for example, a vial out of deodorant) with a thickness of 0.5 - 1 cm and cut out the parts required shape. Make each of them opening with a toothpick.


The texture on the beads applied by stamping. To do this, use a variety of subjects with the invoice, for example, walnut, bead with a beautiful textured pattern, sponge or brush.


Proceed to the thermal processing of details. The packaging polymer clay has detailed instructions for baking plastics. Since each species has its own characteristics, it should strictly adhere to the instructions given by the manufacturer.


After baking, remove the pan from the blanksand let them cool completely. Then proceed to further processing. Grind all the irregularities of sandpaper, rinse under running water to remove dust and dirt.


The product can be painted with acrylic paints orgouache. After the paint has dried, coat the beads with lacquer, water-based. This will give them a special shine. Nanizhite beads on waxed thread or a hat gum.

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