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Topic: How To: Rub-On Tattoos, Metal Leafing, & Translucent Clay  (Read 1251 times)
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« on: September 21, 2012 03:59:43 AM »

You can achieve really cool transfers with polymer clay using rub-on tattoos. The trick is to seal them BETWEEN layers of translucent clay, rather than on top of, to protect during baking.

--i use Sculpey Premo Translucent as my personal favorite
--apply the tattoo as you would your skin--face down on clay, wet sponge on back, slide of paper
--let the water dry off the clay
--seal with a top THIN-THIN-THIN layer of clay
--add some leafing between the two layers (before u seal with top layer) to achieve the look here:

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« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2012 05:00:40 AM »

That's pretty darn cool. The more I hang out on these boards the more I want to get me some polymer clay, it's building up to an obsession now.  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2012 08:51:28 AM »

that's a great idea! thanks for sharing Smiley
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