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« on: July 03, 2010 03:57:44 PM »

It's part of a larger project that *should* be finished tomorrow, but I liked how it looked with the water on it from quenching.... so here it is, early...

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« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2010 06:40:22 PM »

this is amazing! GREAT WORK Smiley i always admire polymer clay work but have no clue how to get started lol this rocks Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2010 07:01:35 PM »

This is so cute! What does the quenching do and how do you do it?
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« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2010 07:04:17 PM »

Thanks, both of you.  Smiley

roses are red, I've only been at it since mid-Jan of this year, so it's not out of your reach to try, you know.  I did do this as a kid, about 15 years ago, but that barely counts.  I learned a lot from books by Angie Scarr and Sue Heaser, plus tutorials online.  I'm thinking of doing some tutorials of my own eventually, because my methods are semi-different from a lot of what I've seen.  The discussion section here is a great place to learn and to ask questions.  If you're interested, why not try it?

bubblegum_phoenix, quenching is putting a piece into an icewater bath right out of the oven.  It does wonders for translucent pieces.  It really clears them up.  I did it for this to boost the translucence of the flesh of the watermelon.
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« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2010 09:17:42 PM »

yum lovely juicey watermelon!!!
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