New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Premo™ Champagne Pearl

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color.

I’ll admit it, I’m obsessed with Premo™ Champagne Pearl! I’m NOT a pink person, so this is quite alarming to me that I would love this color sooooo much-LOL.  It’s a perfect light background for silkscreening and transfers because it is not a white, not a grey, but a warm light neutral -and the sparkles in the pearl just add to the detail.

Oh! And it is quite a mix color as well – you know, when you want a pearl color that doesn’t exist and you want to keep a little warmth in the mix?  Try THIS color for that mix.  Speaking of mixes – every one of these great mixes are a lighter, sparkly version of the original color – maybe slightly warmer.  But still rich colors on their own.  I can’t pick a favorite, but the Teal and Spanish Olive are really lovely, especially next to each other.  I was also surprised by how much pearl came through on the Sculpey Soufflé™ mixes as well.

I love when a gently unassuming color turns out to be a Super Hero in color mixing! My favorite pairing is the Champagne Pearl with Antique Gold like these heishi earrings I made.  The silkscreen earrings are created with an Antique Gold acrylic paint as well.

And get this!  I even SCULPTED a little with it.  I used to sculpt mushrooms out of Plaster when I was in high school, so I tried my hand again to create a background for some of my “tillies” or air plants. The Champagne Pearl has a role in all these colors, not just the stems (which are straight Champagne Pearl). The small mushroom tops are Premo Copper/Champagne Pearl 1:1 and the large mushroom is Raw Sienna/Champagne Pearl.

Share your favorite Sculpey mixes with us by using the hashtag #HowDoYouSculpey and don’t forget to mention which clay you are using (#Premo or #Souffle)

xoxo, syn

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