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Topic: My first real polymer clay project (underwater scene)  (Read 3342 times)
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mgodby86
« on: June 07, 2007 02:29:06 PM »

Hi everyone!

I have been commenting on other people's posts for awhile now, but haven't gotten a chance to post one of my projects! I finally found my card reader so I can now join in on all the fun.

This wasn't my first creation with polymer clay (I tried a few things here and there), but it is my first real project with it.

It is composed of small polymer clay "tiles" for the background. The fish itself is made of polymer clay, a painted shell for the eye, and an old earring piece for the tail. A mixture of found/purchased shells are on the sand, and some leaves from an old fake plant were used to make some "kelp". The entire piece is on copper wire form.


Would love your feedback!! Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2007 02:39:13 PM »

i like it! are you going to hang it on a wall?
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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2007 03:14:49 PM »

That's really awesome! I love the tile look.

Hope you share more and more and more! Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2007 06:04:35 PM »

wow! how did you get the tile so iridescent looking? it really looks like mother of pearl!
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« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2007 06:09:22 PM »

That is fantastic!  Shocked
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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2007 07:07:27 PM »

Thanks guys for all your nice comments!

nanner - Thanks! Yes I plan on hanging it on a wall. I am debating though how I should hang it, or if I should add anything else before hanging it. What do you think?

SupernovaDesigns - The little shiny part in the lower right hand corner is actually a piece of polished abalone. I love abalone and occasionally find some pretty unpolished (of course Smiley) pieces on the beach, but I just couldn't pass it up!
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« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2007 10:21:33 AM »

this is really nice. i hope u have time to make more and post them!
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« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2007 09:37:59 AM »

Fantastic.  Very unique, very original and very kind of you to share the  pic and the details of your excellent artwork.  Thank you! You rock. *click*
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« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2007 02:23:57 PM »

thanks so much infinite annie!! Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2007 11:36:14 AM »

I must have missed this before... what a cool piece though!  I love mixed media too, so doubly cool.

Love the tiles! (did you marble mica-clay like Pearl with blue or brown?)... adds a lot of interest to same-color tiles. 
Can't see well enough what you did for the scales though; they almost look like lightly tinted and marbled translucent clay... or are they non-clay?

Will you be hanging it in a bathroom or elsewhere?  I'd think it's fine to use only the WireForm as a framing element, but if you wanted you could add a flat piece of driftwood, or a wood plaque or something, behind that too... might make it easier to hang in some cases, though not really necessary.


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