Clay Rings Out of Dry Air Clay

How To : Make cards out of polymer clay and air dry clay

Ilysa & Kira show how to create Artist Trading Cards and Artist Cards Editions as well as Originals. They also show some things they have made using Hearty & Lumina brands of air dry polymer clay. This is a great show to learn how to get started creating your cards.

How To : Use Japanese air dry clay

The clay dries by air and you don't have to put it into the oven. The clay isn't brittle and doesn't crack like some of the other clays. The clay bends really easily and is very transparent. Consider that this air dry clay shrinks. The moisture is premixed in the clay. The shr ...more

How To : Use air dry clay for kids projects

Crayola Air-Dry Clay is a fine, natural white earth clay that air dries to a hard solid. No kiln or oven necessary! Watch this video to learn how to make a plethora of projects with this malleable clay. A great project to do with your kids!

How To : Make chroma key blood and a golden Desert Eagle

For the first part, make chroma key blood: Ingredients: glue, flour, mix with water like papier mache, three drops of green and two drops of yellow food color. This combination gives more of a fluorescent chroma key look. Then to make the desert eagle gun: Materials needed: ...more

How To : Carve dry precious metal clay

One of the appealing things about PMC is the way it can be manipulated like clay, but for some of us, the real fun is carving the PMC after it is dry. This short video demonstrates how to form a ring blank then carve it with files, just as we would carve wax. In this case, tho ...more

How To : Make greeting card with a clay tag

Watch this instructional scrapbooking video to make a greeting card with a nifty clay tag. Use a stamp and a piece of air dry clay to make a personalized hanging tag for your card. You can use store bought cut outs or use recycled scraps of paper and ribbon. This unique card i ...more

How To : Make a soda can for for your American Girl doll

To make a soda can for an American Girl doll, you will need tiny spools. Cut foam to the circumference of spools and tape the foam tightly around the spools. Fill the inside space of the spool with air dry clay. Then, cover the spool with aluminum foil by wrapping, twisting an ...more

How To : Join two pieces of leather-hard clay together

Check out this video to learn scoring techniques of joining two pieces of stiff leather-hard clay. Following are some steps you will see demonstrated 1. Mark the area needed to be scored 2. Score all areas that will be touching with a needle tool in a cross-hatched pattern. 3 ...more

How To : Make a mini peelable potato for a dollhouse

This video demonstrates how to make mini peelable potatoes for a doll house. Make a small potato shape out of polymer clay. Scrape some brown pastel chalk into a dish and roll the potato shape in the dust until it is covered. Bake your potato in the oven according to your poly ...more

How To : Make mini Jello for a dollhouse

This video shows you how to make a miniature Jell-O mold, for display in a dollhouse. In advance, you will need to make a Jell-O mold out of polymer clay. You will need to shape it into a conventional form for Jell-O molds. In order to perform this craft project, you will nee ...more

How To : Make plaster molds

When making a plaster mold you must first decide on the shape and size of your mold. Then you need to order your plaster and supplies. Select something to make a mold from, a container to house the plaster lined with a layer of clay to make for an easy removal of the plaster, ...more

How To : Protect your roses from black spot

Roses, the world’s favorite flowers, are great garden performers that, if well cared for, will live for many years and produce thousands of exquisite blooms. Here are a few helpful hints on growing roses in your own yard or garden: Grow roses in a sunny spot with plenty of a ...more

News : DIY Christmas Gift Ideas!

Video: . Here there are some DIY gift ideas perfect for the Christmas season. They are really easy to personalize depending on what your likes are. For the first idea you will have to make a little plushie first. I've chosen a one up Mario mushroom. Pattern here: http://shai ...more

How To : Make your own custom rings out of polymer clay

See how to make rings out of polymer clay with this free video craft lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for those with some familiarity of polymer clay sculpture, novice sculpters should be able to follow along given a little effort. For specifics, including step-by-st ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay jellyroll cane

Jill Erickson from Art Jewelry Magazine demonstrates how to make a Jellyroll cane with polymer clay. Condition two different colors of clay by running them through a pasta machine set on medium. Then, trim off any rough edges. Stack the clay on top of each other and place a li ...more

How To : Make a clay pot reindeer

Include your little ones in the holiday decorating by showing them how to make a clay pot reindeer. This adorable Christmas craft even has a bell that rings.

How To : Wedge clay before throwing on a pottery wheel

This video pottery making tutorial demonstrates wedging clay before throwing it on the potters wheel. This is really important because it eliminates air bubbles in your clay while throwing. Learn how to wedge clay for ceramic pottery by watching this instructional video.

How To : Make mini realistic-looking ice for a dollhouse

Garden of Imagination demonstrates how to make realistic looking ice out of polymer clay. To make the polymer clay ice, first take one part pearl white polymer clay and one part translucent polymer clay. Add the clay to a food processor and chop up the two pieces of clay into ...more

How To : Decorate ceramic wall vases and dry clay

Simon Leach's series of high-quality pottery videos marches on. In this installment he teaches us how to dry some high-quality clay that he has just acquired from a cement works, and also how to decorate some hanging clay wall pots he made in a previous installment.

How To : Wedge clay before throwing it

This is a slow and and detailed how-to video on wedging your clay before throwing it on the wheel. This is especially good because doing this allows you to get rid of the air bubbles in your clay. This instructional video will teach you how to wedge your clay before throwing i ...more

How To : Prepare clay for wheel throwing

Georgia Tech resident pottery instructor, Trip, describes how to knead clay and get it ready for use on the wheel. First you need a piece of soft scrap or fresh clay. When kneading, or wedging the clay, try to force out all of the air bubbles. The kneading board should help to ...more

How To : Decorate ceramics with a torch

Try using a blowtorch to dry the outer portion of a ceramic pot. While the clay is still on the pottery wheel, cut light marks into the outer wall of the pot. Dry the outermost layer of wet clay with a blowtorch. When you continue to stretch and form the wet clay on the wheel, ...more

How To : Polish the surface of clay sculptures

Watch this instructional ceramics video to learn how to polish a piece of hand built clay sculpture before you fire it. Every piece of hand built clay sculpture should dry very slowly to avoid cracking. Use the back of a spoon to slowly polish out any imperfections on a smooth ...more

How To : Make coils with clay

In this how to video, you will how to create clay coils. You will need clay about the size of your fist, water, and a knife. Pound the clay 200 times to get all the air out. Cut a slice from the clay and roll it in your hands. It should be a log shape. Now place it on a surfac ...more

How To : Put a handle on a ceramic mug

When you're putting a handle on a mug, you need to think about the state of the clay of both the mug and the handle. The ceramic clay needs to be a bit harder and drier than right after coming off the pottery wheel or being sculpted, but not so dry that the clay won't stick. C ...more

How To : Mix your own clay at home

This video tutorial shows how to mix your own clay body. Covered are the basic types of clay, fluxes, and fillers. When testing clay body mixtures, make 1000 gram batches dry, then add water to that. This way a percentage recipe can be taken and just by moving the decimal poin ...more

How To : Trim a round bowl with Simon Leach

This instructional ceramics video shows you how to trim a round bowl. It is much easier of you have a centered pot to begin with. It is also helpful to leave a bit of extra clay in the base so that one can trim more freely. Once the clay is semi-dry, you can begin trimming. Af ...more

How To : Make a mini cinnamon roll for a doll & a dollhouse

Mix cinnamon brown chalk powder and clear polymer clay and roll it out flat. Paint some more powder on the flat clay. You need quite a lot of powder to create brown rings later. Roll up the flat clay into a sausage shape. Cut slices of the long sausage and lay them on a wooden ...more

How To : Make a ceramic casserole dish

Wedging clay on the pottery wheel should knock out all the air bubbles. See how to wedge potter's clay for throwing a casserole dish on the pottery wheel in this free ceramics video. Part 1 of 11 - How to Make a ceramic casserole dish. Make a ceramic casserole dish - Part 2 of ...more

How To : Wedge and knead a piece of clay for pottery making

Wedging and kneading is essential before throwing clay on a pottery wheel, or shaping by hand, in order to get rid of air bubbles that may cause the pottery to explode while firing in the kiln. There are many different techniques to wedge and knead, but this video ceramic desi ...more

How To : Treat acne prone skin with a homemade facial mask

In this video, we learn how to make a homemade facial mask for acne prone skin. First you will want to clean your face and make sure it's dry. You will need healing clay, water, a bowl and spoon. Now take 2-3 tbsp of healing clay and add desired about of water, mix together un ...more

How To : Throw a chip and dip pottery plate

Ingelton Pottery demonstrates how to throw a chip and dip pottery plate. First, well a ball of clay and put it on a pottery wheel. Use your hands and ample amounts of water to depress the sides of the clay forming an indented rim with a raised center. Use your thumb to define ...more

How To : Make a mini polymer clay waffle for a dollhouse

Garden of Imagination demonstrates how to make miniature blueberry polymer clay waffles for use in a doll house. Starting with a small ball of either ecru-colored clay, or pearl-white, you can blend in tiny black glass pebbles to resemble blueberries or raisins. The ball is th ...more

How To : Make a mini polymer clay apple pie for a dollhouse

You roll out some light brown clay, cut out two small circles and place one in a mini pie plate. The mini pie plate is similar to a plate you would find in a doll house. You take the extra clay and place it in a garlic press, which makes the clay come out in little strings. Yo ...more

How To : Make a mold for polymer clay

Select a hard object for mold making. Oven safe items work best. Knead the polymer clay between the hands. The polymer clay must be pliable before wrapping it around the mold. Spread cooking oil or water throughout the mold to prevent the polymer clay from sticking. The hard ...more

How To : Make hanging flower pots

Wedging clay eliminates air bubbles in the clay. Learn how to center and wedge clay on the pottery wheel in this free ceramics video. Make hanging flower pots - Part 1 of 10. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make hanging flower pots - Part 2 of 10. Click ...more

How To : Remove blackheads using home remedies

This video teaches one how to get rid of blackheads. First, we have to open the skin pores by putting a warm towel on our face. Keep it there a while, until it starts to cool. After that, the pores are open. Put a clay mask in your skin - any clay mask will do. Keep the clay m ...more

How To : Make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake. Roll out the pliable edible cake clay so that it is about 1/4 of an inch thick. Cut out heart shapes with cookie cutters. Let them dry for a few hours. Attach the hard hearts to wire wi ...more

How To : Make a non-toxic clay pipe for smoking marijuana

We are taught how to make a non-toxic pipe using baking clay and an eyelet and socket. First you form a bowl out of the clay with your hands. When thats done you poke a hole on the top to form the bowl, then a hole on the side towards the bottom to create the shaft for the pip ...more

How To : Make a Bigfoot costume for film or Halloween

This fun video shows you how to make an inexpensive Bigfoot costume for Halloween. You will need an old pair of shoes, an old wig, a bald cap, brown makeup, crepe hair, old newspaper, a foam head, a few spray paint lids, a bottle of spirit gum, liquid latex, and modeling clay. ...more

How To : Make a fish man movie or Halloween costume

The video is an episode of Indy Mogul. It opens with a man who tells us the topic of this show is to help people make fake prosthetics for a fish-man costume for Halloween. After an intro showing us that the show is about making homemade special effects and props on a cheap bu ...more

How To : Conceal a USB Flash Drive in Everyday Items

Technology in computers these days are very favorable to the semi-knowledgeable hacker. We have TOR for anonymity online, we have SSDs to protect and securely delete our data—we can even boot an OS from a thumb drive or SD card. With a little tunneling and MAC spoofing, a dece ...more

How To : Soften polymer clay

In this tutorial, we learn how to soften polymer clay. If you have crumbly clay and you want it to be soft, then you can make it softer easily. Now, take the clay and break it up into small pieces. Then mush this together with some translucent clay that is softer. Work this to ...more

How To : Wash And Detail Your Car Or Truck In 4 Steps

If you ever wondered how to keep your car looking great and protect the paint for years to come, read on. 4-step car wash includes washing, clay baring, polishing and waxing your car. Items needed to perform 4-step wash This is a list of essential things you will need: Car ...more

How To : Make a ceramic slab plate

In this video, we learn how to make a ceramic slab plate. First, roll out the ceramic. After this, place the clay on butcher or newspaper and smooth it out with a plastic card. Repeat this on the other side. Next, use a paper template to help cut your design or use a circular ...more

How To : Make eyes for clay animation puppets

In this tutorial, we learn how to make eyes for clay animation puppets. First, drill a hole inside of a block of wood, then insert a bull so it fits snug inside of the hole. After you have done this, use a drill to make a hole that goes half way down through the pupil. Now, us ...more

How To : Paint clay pots for gardening

In this video, we learn how to paint clay pots for gardening with Michelle Gervais. All you need is: acrylic paints, brushes, plastic paint, cup of water, paper towels, and clay pots. First, put a base coat on your pot before you place your design onto it. This is easiest done ...more

How To : Make a mold for a carbon fiber part

The website carbonmods.com shows up how to make mold for carbon fiber parts. Find a place you would want to put the boards to proceed with the action. Then take the shaping clay and put all around the edges. Cut off all the excess clay to become smooth and lay it out. The next ...more

How To : Make a facial mask with French green clay

In this video Andrea shows us how to make a facial mask with French green clay for oily skin. You will also need rosemary, lavender and water. First, take one tablespoon of French green clay, one drop of rosemary and one drop of lavender. Then, mix with desired amount of water ...more

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