Saturday, January 21, 2017
Design Team Member Carole Monahan recently shared this cheerful Bottle of Hope made with Makin's Clay® and Makin's® Flower Clay Cutters. No matter what design you can imagine, Makin's Clay® can make it a reality!
Friday, January 20, 2017
Design Team Member Lisa Haney will be teaching two creative polymer clay workshops at the upcoming Creative Arts Fest Cabin Fever event in Laurel, Maryland on February 17th.
Lisa's Moroccan Lantern Beads were created using the Makin's Professional® Ultimate Clay Extruder®, and the Makin's® Flowers/Leaves, Geo and Mini Geo, and Flower Clay Cutters.
The Textured Fish projects were created using the Makin's Professional® Ultimate Clay Extruder®, and the Makin's® Heart Clay Cutters.
Both of these workshops look like a wonderful way to explore a variety of ways that Makin's® tools can be used when creating with any type of polymer clay!
Thursday, January 19, 2017
|Wings of Hope Bottle of Hope by Irit Shalom|
here on their website. This project was started in 1999 by a Rhode Island cancer survivor and has spread internationally. Bottles are made by artists, students, survivors, seniors and many more who volunteer their time and love. Learn more about this worthwhile project, see a gallery of many creative bottles and more
Makin's Clay® - Blue, White
- Push mold - Christmas Decor
- Clay Cutters 3 piece set - Round
- Texture Set C- Weave
- Roller and Cutter set
1. Roll the blue clay to the size that will cover your small bottle using the clay roller from the tool set.
3. Cover the small glass bottle with your textured clay and roll over the mat. If the texture diminishes when rolling the bottle, simply roll the bottle over the texture sheet again.
5. Use Easy Mold Silicone Putty and metal wings from your stash to make your own mold for future use with the clay.
Work according to manufacturer's instructions that are in the putty box.
6. Cover the bottle to the edge with blue clay and make the top with the original cork inside a white piece of clay.
7. Cast the wings with white clay in your self made mold.
Cast the small owl in another mold (Plaid).
Cast the bow using the Christmas Nature push mold.
Cast the top piece with another Plaid mold.
Paint the dry shapes with acrylic paints (I used DecoArt Media Line).
This is the top piece over the bottle.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Design Team Member Carole Monahan will be facilitating a BOTTLES OF HOPE workshop at the Ferguson Library in Stamford, CT, on February 4th from 10:30 am -12:30 pm. We are proud that Makin's Clay® and Makin's® tools will be shared as a part of this workshop.
Reserve your spot now for this fun, free, and heart warming creative workshop. Follow this link on Meetup.com or you can call the library directly to reserve your spot at (203) 964-1000.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
In this DIY video, Cindi McGee shares a simple technique for creating a faux denim effect with Makin's Clay®.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Christmas may be past, but the message to "open your heart" is never out of season! Design Team Member Patricia Krauchune recently shared this fun project she made for her sister in law, who loves the Grinch! The hearts were made with Makin's Clay®, and were textured with several Makin's® Texture Sheets. The handle was formed from clay that was extruded using the Makin’s Professional® Ultimate Clay Extruder®.
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