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« on: December 06, 2006 07:11:06 PM »

I am getting married, probably in August 2007.  I would like to try to make my own cake topper...  something that reflects my husband to be and I.  I'm not great with 3D stuff... but I'm capable.  Any resources that I should check out for sure?  I haven't worked much with polymer clay, but I have worked a bit with clay in general.  Thank you!

Edited to also say that this is posted in response to the mini me thread...   though that apparently didn't work.
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hammer79
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2006 07:17:42 PM »

Alright, so as I look through the forum, I am finding some of the stuff that I was looking for.  You people are brilliant creators!!
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« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2006 10:37:03 AM »

If you didn't find these pages, they can help too:

cake toppers (bride and groom figures on cake)
http://www.thumbprintkids.com/pages/stepbystep.html
http://www.marcysclaypen.com/bridegroom/bridegroom.html
http://www.itfiguresonline.com
http://www.rightbraincreations.com (Lisa Calhoon's more personalized cake toppers

Some of those lessons are described in more detail on this page:
http://www.glassattic.com/polymer/armatures-perm.htm
(... click on Aluminum Foil, then scroll down a bit to the cake toppers lessons)

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Also these pages have lots of info on making simple figures of polymyer clay in general:

http://www.glassattic.com/polymer/sculpture.htm?
(...click on Whimsical, under the Websites category...)

http://www.glassattic.com/polymer/kids_beginners.htm
(...look under Sculpting...)

And if you want a bit more about making faces and heads:
http://www.glassattic.com/polymer/heads_masks.htm

This one has lots more on making individual body parts plus adding hair and clothing:
http://www.glassattic.com/polymer/sculpting_body_and_tools.htm



HTH, and have fun!

Diane B.
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POLYMER CLAY "ENCYCLOPEDIA" 
http://glassattic.com/polymer/contents.htm
few of my photos
http://s96.photobucket.com/albums/l163/DianeBB
(had to move them from YahooPhotos, so many now without captions)
enchantedwhimsies
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2006 10:57:25 AM »

hi - i make figures and can give you some pointers and help if you have questions

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