Free Shipping on all Orders Over $30.00 in the Contiguous United States! We do not ship internationally or to PO boxes

Inspiration

  1. Syndee Holt

    Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Ivory Pt 5

    Now this is my kind of palette! Bright, warm colors that trend towards mid-century memories. The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I'm mixing with the Ivory (I) on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing 4 parts of the color directly above with 1 part (4:1) of...

  2. Syndee Holt

    Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Ivory Pt 4

    Wow! This is a trio of really rich Soufflé™ colors that I'm mixing 4 parts to 1 part of the Soufflé™ Ivory this week! I actually like all the four original colors together because the Ivory really adds the pop to the darker palette of the other three colors. The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors...

  3. admin

    Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Ivory Pt 3

    Okay! This week we are mixing with all Sculpey Soufflé™! Again I am mixing 4 parts of each of the selected clay colors to 1 part of the Sculpey Soufflé™ Ivory. The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I'm mixing with the Ivory (I) on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created...

  4. Kristin Vaughn

    Tips for Creating Canes

    Making polymer clay canes can be such a fun and rewarding process! And cane work can add intricate little details to your clay pieces. It can also be an extremely frustrating process for beginners.  Here are my top five tips for making and working with canes. #1 Let it rest before reducing.  I know, I know, you just want to...

  5. Kristin Vaughn

    How to Choose Colors That Work Well

    I am no stranger to using lots of color in my work and I often get complimented on the color combinations I use.  And while it does come fairly natural to me, it’s not magic, it’s science!  Remember that color wheel from Elementary school? Well, dust it off because that baby will be your best friend if you struggle with...

  6. Syndee Holt

    Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Ivory Pt 2

    Well, of course, I had to try three of the Sculpey Premo™ colors that I think have the most depth to their colors - the new Burnt Orange and Forest Green. Alizarin Crimson, an old stalwart in the Sculpey Premo™ line of colors was actually my first choice for this weeks color experiment. The top row of the large photo...

  7. Syndee Holt

    Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Ivory Pt 1

    Okay, I can't tell you how much I love this clay color! It is like the combination of the color with the unique texture of Soufflé™ creates the perfect clay for my preferred work palette. This color may look like it is a soft color, but WOW, I had to mix 4 parts of the other colors with it because...

  8. Ace Clay

    When to Use What Super Sculpey by Ace of Clay

    My go-to Sculpey clays are always the Super Sculpey line. I use Super Sculpey Original and Firm the most. I love using both clays together on one project to take advantage of their different properties. While both clays can be used to create entire sculptures alone, using them for different areas will make the job easier so that you can...

  9. Ace Clay

    Sculpting Tips with Ace of Clay

    Whether you’re new to polymer clay or you’ve been sculpting for years, there is always something new to learn. Whether it’s a new technique to make your art look even better or a tip to get a job done more quickly, the world of Sculpey is endless. I am going to share some of my favorite tips that I use...

  10. Teresa Pandora Salgado

    The 20 Minute Effect

    I first heard the term “flow state” in 1986 from Dr. Ruth; (and she was not talking about clay). It was Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi who coined the term in 1975. According to Wikipedia: “… a flow state, also known colloquially as being in the zone, is the mental state in which a person performing some activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full...

  11. admin

    How to Store Polymer Clay Canes

    Keep your polymer clay canes safe with this storage tip from Sculpey. We offer high-quality tools and crafting materials to ambitious artists. Learn more here!

  12. Maria Saracino

    How Do You Sculpey? Sculpting with Maria

    I love #HowDoYouSculpey! What a great way to learn and share projects and tips and tricks within the Sculpey community. I’m a figurative artist and I use Living Doll and Super Sculpey to create my figures and my portraits. In this blog post, I want to share my creative process,  especially when I am working on portraits. First things first...

  13. Maria Saracino

    Figurative Polymer Clay Basics

    It’s been over 25 years since I first discovered Polymer Clay. It was such an “ah-ha” moment for me and I haven’t looked back since. My specialty is figurative work, portrait commissions and Christmas characters like Santa and Elves. My style leans towards realism and I also teach my techniques to aspiring figurative artists. Although most of you have some...

  14. Amy Koranek

    #How Do You Sculpey? Using Scrap Clay

    I really appreciate the space that I occupy on the Sculpey Marketing Team as a contract designer. Weekly I am challenged with writing and designing new projects for all skill levels and with lots of different clays and materials. I make one of a kind pieces several times a month, write up instructions to go with them, take and edit...

  15. admin

    2020 Gift Guide for Clay Creatives and Crafters

    Your Ultimate Crafts and Creative Gift Guide for the 2020 Holiday Season Shopping for the perfect gift for your creative friend or loved one can be stressful - so we have put together a fun list of ideas to help make holiday shopping quick and easy!  No matter what their skill level is, overall style or even what types of...

  16. melissa piddington

    #HowDoYouSculpey? with Melissa Piddington

    Well hello there again, its me Melissa Piddington, amateur polymer clay artist here to tell you all about what inspires me, how I create and why Sculpey polymer clay is just so darn fun to play with. Now when it comes to inspiration for me, it literally comes from everywhere, I could be visiting a friend and notice that their...

  17. melissa piddington

    All things Slab Designing and Building

    Hello there, my name is Melissa Piddington and I’m here to talk all things clay slabs! One of my favourite things to do with polymer clay because the possibilities are endless and there really is no right or wrong way to do it, so as long as you have a little bit of imagination and some polymer clay at your...

  18. Caroline Aguanno

    Just In Time for Summer! Miniature Lemonade Charms

    “Sweet Caroline’s Clay” here! For this project we are going to make a miniature lemonade charm! All you will need is a small amount of Premo Sunshine, Translucent and Black clay, eye pins, some pink chalk for the cheeks and Sculpey Bake and Bond.  Start with a ball of yellow clay- you can ultimately decide the size of your cup. Roll...

  19. Caroline Aguanno

    # HowDoYouSculpey? with Caroline Aguanno

    “My name is Caroline, creator of Sweet Caroline’s Clay - Miniatures are my absolute favorite thing to make. I personally feel like the smaller the better! I find that Sculpey Premo™ is the best clay to work with for me. It’s not too hard and not too soft, making it the perfect combo for sculpting minis!   Today I’m going to...

  20. Syndee Holt

    New Color Tuesday! Summer Cornflower Pt 1

    Souffle Cornflower is such an interesting color to me - is it Blue? is it Purple? Its a cool color, right? So why does it FEEL warm to me? I'm starting this Cornflower mix month off with a trio of Premo metal colors. What will this blue/purple/warm/cool color do with the micas? Well first off, they will create one of...

  21. Amy Hucks

    #HowDoYouSculpey with Amy Hucks

    As you read in my previous blog post, I am all about sculpting faces. Being able to bring out beings and creatures from inspiring photos or your imagination is a joy. There are a lot of anatomy & expression references sources available. Here are my three favorites: The Artist's Guide by Gary Faigin, FaeMaker by Dawn M. Schiller and Fairies...

  22. Anke Humpert

    #HowDoYouSculpey-What I Like Most About Sculpey and How I Work With It

    “Hungry Fungus", made with Sculpey Premo™ When I was asked what I like best about Sculpey and especially how I use it, at first I did not know what to say. Honestly the answer is not that easy! Thinking about what I use polymer clay for, and specifically Sculpey, I can not give you a straight forward answer. I am...

  23. Amy Hucks

    #HowDoYouSculpey

    This is a great hashtag to answer, as it has really made me look at my clay journey over the last few years.  My love of Sculpey  and polymer clay began with sculpting silly and super simple zombie fingers for friends. I was enthralled by how the this medium took to form and texture. The colors choices from bright to...

  24. Syndee Holt

    My Liquid Sculpey Design and Exploration Journey Pt 2

    In my first blog I talked about my beginning adventures with Liquid Clay (LS), including how I once "lost" it in my oven. Ohhh, and then Liquid Sculpey really got exciting (and easy!) when we discovered silicone molds! I made several pendants for my friends using just the seahorse and coral combination! First I want to point out something...

  25. Syndee Holt

    My Liquid Sculpey Design and Exploration Journey

    I was asked to write about Liquid Sculpey and I thought, "What am I going to talk about? How to use it? When to use it? That's pretty much been talked about already." So I decided instead to take you on a little pictorial journey with me and my LS. Translucent Liquid Sculpey (which we affectionately all refer to as...

  26. Sculpey Design Squad

    How to Be Productive in Your Polymer Clay Studio

    One of the skills every artist strives to master — and one that takes some practice — is the art of productivity. While the term "productivity" can mean different things to different people, we can all agree that it's important. Being an artist is a rewarding and sometimes challenging job that takes willpower, inspiration and a bit of planning.  Top...

  27. Sherman Oberson

    Finding your Polymer Clay Peeps

    By: Sherman Oberson I’m currently attending a polymer clay retreat as I write this. It’s called Clay Back East and is being held in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It made me think of how being social with polymer clay has shaped my journey as an artist. When I first started out with polymer clay I was a kid, an aunt...

  28. Sculpey Design Squad

    Translucent clay components: Colour Inside and Colour Outside

    When I first began exploring polymer I was coming from years working with hot glass. You can imagine how excited I was to find that translucent clay existed in a few varieties in the Polyform line! I found it was a natural progression from sandblasted glass to translucent polymer clay. It’s very easy to add small amounts of colour to...

  29. Megan Durocher

    Becoming a Sculptor

    by Megan Durocher We all have someone who inspires us. For me, that was my stepfather, Dennis. While he was on hospice, I took care of him. During this time, he told me that I needed to do something for myself as well. I tried to think of things that I could pursue and find time for while still being...

  30. Sculpey Design Squad

    Full Polymer clay? Or mixed media ?

    By  Marion Le Coq As usual, let me talk to you about one of my dilemmas in my polymer clay journey. What kind of clayer are you ? The one that makes everything from polymer clay ? Or the one who loves using different materials mixed with it to create effects ? I never know which one I am. Maybe because I always...

Items 1 to 30 of 154 total

Page
Loading...