Polymer Clay Bead Making

How To : Make polymer clay beads for jewelry making

Learn how to sculpt simple beads out of polymer clay with this free video art 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 s ...more

How To : Make a mini banana polymer clay bead

Translucent, yellow and brown clays are needed to make the banana. For the covering mix the translucent and yellow clays. Another translucent mixed with a little yellow is needed for the flesh of the banana. The seeds are made with the brown mixed with translucent rolled out v ...more

How To : Make a mini penguin polymer clay bead

A piece of orange clay is rolled down to diameter of desired width of beak, and rolled down further at 1 end to make a point. Cone shape is cut to length of beak desired. A black ball of polymer clay is made. Base of orange beak is blended onto it. 2 clear seed beads are picke ...more

How To : Make polymer clay bead necklaces

Looking for fun and easy handmade jewelry projects? Let our expert show you how to make polymer clay bead necklaces in this free jewelry making video series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Make polymer clay bead necklaces. Make polymer clay bead necklaces - Part 2 of 18. Click through ...more

How To : Make a baby girl or baby boy polymer clay bead

This video shows how to make a bay girl and boy head made of clay. The first thing you need to do is get a small round ball of clay that is a skin color color. Then you get the small black beads and place it firmly on the ball they will act as the eyes. Then make the eye creas ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay dog bead

If you are making a funky homemade charm bracelet or necklace, have a look at this tutorial. In it, you will learn how to make a polymer clay bead shaped like a cartoon dog. This is a great bead to use for a gift for the dog lover in your life. It won't take long to make this ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay zebra bead

This video demonstrates the making of zebra beads presented by Garden of Imagination. To make zebra beads, take white and black clay. First take the white clay and flatten it and then do the same with the black clay. Arrange them in five flatten layers one white strip and othe ...more

How To : Make a quilt-inspired polymer clay cane bead

Suzanne Ivester demonstrates a fun technique for building a colorful, complex quilt cane quickly and easily with a clay gun. You will need a fair amount of materials, a variety of colors of polymer clay, a clay press, and something to make triangular clay tubes. Watch this vid ...more

How To : Make a cute polymer clay dog bead

Polymer clay beads are oftentimes cute even without adornment, but beads with pictures of little doggies on them are simply adorable. This video will teach you how to make dog beads out of polymer clay with floppy ears and a wanting expression.

How To : Make a bunny bead out of polymer clay

This art and craft video shows you how to create a bunny head out of polymer clay. You start it by creating a round ball for the bunny head. You can then make it into a bead by using a small screwdriver (if you wish it to be a bead). You then take some additional clay and shap ...more

How To : Make a heart bead from polymer clay

See how to sculpt a miniature heart bead 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, i ...more

How To : Make a Santa hat bead from polymer clay

To make a Santa hat bead, begin with red clay and condition it by kneading it with your fingertips. Form the clay into a thick worm shape, with it being the thickest at one end then tapering off. Use your fingertip to make a shallow indentation on the thicker end, and remove a ...more

How To : Make a moose bead out of polymer clay

This video tutorial is going to show you how to make a Moose Bead from Polymer Clay by Garden of Imagination. You begin with clay and make a shape it like the head of the moose as shown in the video. Then take more clay and make the ears and attach them to the head. Now take l ...more

How To : Make mini potato chips out of polymer clay

Learn how to sculpt miniature potato chips out of polymer clay with this free video art 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, i ...more

How To : Craft a plate of sushi out of polymer clay

Are you a sushi addict whose idea of heaven is a world filled with tuna roll bricked houses and streets of shrimp tempura? Then craft a piece that shoes off your love for the fine Japanese delicacy by watching this tutorial for making a plate of sushi out of polymer clay. Whi ...more

How To : Craft a cute Christmas snowman from polymer clay

Christmastime means loads of fun outdoor activities in the snow: Making snow angels, rolling balls of snow to form snowmen, peeing our names in the snow (oh wait, maybe that's just us). Anyways, snowmen are a classic Christmas icon and are a blast to make. But if you live in ...more

How To : Make a miniature polymer clay ladybug

Learn how to sculpt a miniature ladybug out of polymer clay with this free video art 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, incl ...more

How To : Make miniature Mickey & Minnie Mouse teapots

Learn how to sculpt miniature Mickey & Minnie Mouse kettles out of polymer clay with this free video art 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. ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay chocolate frosted doughnut

Learn how to sculpt a chocolate frosted donut out of polymer clay with this free video art 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 ...more

How To : Miniature ice cubes out of polymer clay

Learn how to sculpt miniature ice cubes out of polymer clay with this free video art 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, incl ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay pig

Learn how to sculpt a pig out of polymer clay with this free video art 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- ...more

How To : Make a lettuc or cabbage for a miniature dollhouse

Garden of Imagination presents the making of polymer clay cabbage. She starts with a ball of polymer clay she has pre-baked in the oven. She, then starts to make the leaves. She flattens a piece of the green clay and then adds texture with a scalloped cake decorating tool. She ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay Mashimaro Sanrio character

This video clip was designed to provide the viewer with the instructions to making a polymer clay Mashimaro character. First two small pieces of yellow clay are cut to go inside the ears. Next a large ball of white clay is rolled and pressed slightly flat for the body. A piece ...more

How To : Create a Valentine's Day clay heart-shaped cake

Give her a Valentine's Day gift that will last forever by making this romantic red, pink, and white polymer clay Valentine's Day heart shaped cake. While making this cake by no means lets you off the hook for getting your gal a present, it's a special token of your love that ...more

How To : Make a Chinese fortune cookie from polymer clay

Fortune cookies are quite ephemeral things. You break 'em open after a nice meal of Americanized orange chicken and broccoli and beef, start overanalyzing your fortune that "your relationship will take an unexpected turn," and then chomp down on the delicious wafer as you cont ...more

How To : Make the Domo Kun character from polymer clay

Domo Kun, also affectionately and poignantly known as Domo, is one well off Japanese cartoon character. While he's actually nothing more than Japanese TV show NHK's mascot, this rectangular shaped monster with a need for gobbling up yummy food has his own line of fan merchandi ...more

How To : Make cupcake, donut, and fruit polymer clay charms

Keep your favorite dessert or food item close to you at all times by making a foodstuff-shaped piece of polymer clay. From chocolate cupcakes to orange slices to donuts, polymer clay can be formed into almost any food imaginable. Plus, miniaturizing makes food look adorable, m ...more

How To : Make a skinner blend with polymer clay jewelry

Art Jewelry Magazine associate editor Jill Erickson shows you how to make a skinner blend with polymer clay. A skinner blend is just a simple technique of combining two colors of polymer clay, for a shaded, ombre type look. Learn how to mix a skinner blend of polymer clay by w ...more

How To : Make miniature Valentine swirl truffles

This video teaches the viewer how to make miniature Valentine swirl truffles. The most important thing to be kept in mind is that the two colors of clay being used should be of contrasting shades. The author of the video takes the viewer through a detailed, step-by-step proces ...more

How To : Make mini polymer clay dishes for a dollhouse

When it comes to making miniature things for doll houses or whatever else, it can be considered an art form. This tutorial is a simple project that anybody can perform and is perfect for beginners. To start this project, first select the candy dish you will be using. The dish ...more

How To : Make a mini strawberry cane for a dollhouse

This video is about how exactly to make a mini strawberry cane. Strawberry canes are sliced into small individual slices to look like tiny little strawberry slices. This how to video is made by Garden of Imagination. This cane is made using many different colors or polymer cla ...more

How To : Make a two-part push mold doll out of polymer clay

For those doll makers out there who want to expand into the art show and markets scene, sculpting one of a kind pieces may be too time consuming. This video will hopefully help these artists will to stretch their expertise into making limited edition dolls. Watch this video do ...more

How To : Use a bead roller

Corinne Bradd shows Kristy Clark how to use the bead roller, a nifty gadget that can create perfect beads of equal size from polymer clay, quickly and effectively. Once they have been shaped and baked, these little beauties can be used for all sorts of projects, from jewelery ...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 an Alice Cullen crest necklace

In this video, Alice demonstrates how to make a crest necklace using simple things. For making this necklace she collects some materials such as oblong shaped rock or polymer clay, some paints, a computer print of a cullen crest and so on. She uses the ordinary black paint to ...more

How To : Make a miniature pumpkin pie out of polymer clay

Have you ever wanted to create a miniature pumpkin pie model out of polymer clay without the hassle of complicated crafts books or manuals? Have you tried making miniature clay models in the past and have had them disintegrate when drying the clay? This video will tell you ste ...more

How To : Make an egg, bacon & croissant out of polymer clay

Gentleman Bunny takes his viewers through a polymer clay breakfast preparation that combines the best of both worlds: visual appeal and no calories! He starts off by making a croissant out of a strip of clay. The clay is rolled between the fingers and then twisted to resemble ...more

How To : Make a mini calla lily bouquet out of polymer clay

Learn how to sculpt a miniature bouquet of calla lily flowers out of polymer clay with this free video art 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 effor ...more

How To : Make Ruffles-style potato chips from polymer clay

Learn how to sculpt a miniature Ruffles-style potato chips out of polymer clay with this free video art 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. ...more

How To : Make mini polymer clay sushi for a dollhouse

Learn how to sculpt miniature sushi rolls out of polymer clay with this free video art 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, in ...more

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 : Make stripy fimo buttons

In this video Corinne Bradd explains the steps involved in the creation of stripy fimo buttons. It is rather simple and requires only a few materials such as polymer clay, rollers, cutters and needles. At the start you have to place clay pieces (varying color) in the form of a ...more

How To : Create a color scale out of polymer clay beads

Color scales are important to learning the subtle changes and variations in colors that result from mixing. Polymer clay is an excellent medium to create these color scales, and the beads don't need to remain prototypes of colors, but can be used in jewelry. Watch this video c ...more

How To : Craft a simulated wood (faux bois) tribal necklace

Besides crushed velvet clothing and accessories and anything with a lot of sparkly sequins, tribal jewelry is very in this holiday season. While it isn't necessarily as festive or as glitzy as the other fashion trends, it's uniquely, naturally beautiful and really makes a stat ...more

How To : Use Amaco bead rollers

Our instructor will choose set 2, 6 and 8 to show you what the company offers. On the wrappers are pictures of the types of beads possible with each set. She will create from set 2 today, which makes oval beads. Inside of the packages, such as this package which holds set 2 ar ...more

How To : Make Fimo beads

Make some seriously funky accessories (Fimo beads) in the brightest shades of polymer clay. The clever roller forms professional-looking beads, perfect for stringing onto vibrant thread or memory wire. Corinne Bradd shows how to get to grips with the gadget and make the most o ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay charm bracelet

kriquit describes how to make a PacMan charm bracelet in this video. She uses various colors of polymer clay to make Mr.. and ms. PacMan and the little ghosts. The color she uses are red, blue, pink, orange, yellow and white and black for the eyes. She also says that you need ...more

How To : Duplicate diorama pieces with plaster casts

Watch this instructional video to make cheap molds for casting miniatures. You can then duplicate pieces for building your diorama or game terrain. Sculpt original forms using polymer clay, and layer on latex to make a cheap rubber mold. Or, you can use pre-made forms to press ...more

How To : Create a feminine twisted French braid updo

French braids are timeless hairstyles that make you look elegant and put together whether you're simply headed for Biology class or you're assembling a beautiful hairdo for a wedding. But don't you ever feel the need to spice things up every once in a while? Take a gander at ...more

How To : Make miniature polymer clay gym weights

We promise that even the wimpiest of lightweights can lift these weights. So small they can fit into the palm of your hand, these "weights" are actually made out of polymer clay. While they won't give you quite as intense a workout as your typical gym weights, they're awfully ...more

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