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« on: August 26, 2006 09:01:50 AM »

**Current tutorial list can now be found here!!**
https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=393497.0

This is where I will keep links to tutorials.  I'll try to sort them in some logical fashion, but I can't make any promises!  If you post a tutorial, remember to put "Tutorial" or "Tute" or something similar in the title so that I don't miss it!  (Again, no promises!  Wink)

Also, if any of the links are broken, let me know which particular ones via PM and I'll take care of it.

Liquid Clay

Painting With Liquid Clay (beginner)--Paint your own peel and stick creation.
Painting with Liquid Clay (advanced)--A more involved method of painting.
Faux Enamel--Create the look of enamel the easy way!

Jewelry

Palm Trees--Cool little tutorial that features mini lessons on the basic Skinner blend and simple millefiore.  Good for beginners.
Gold Leaf Bangles--Decorate a metal bracelet blank with polymer clay and metal leaf.
Fortune Cookie Charms--Awww. . . An adorable little fortune cookie.
Tsunami Flower Barrettes--Adapting a sewing technique to polymer clay.
Octopus Charm--OK, actually a sextopus, but who's counting?  Details.
Jack-o-lantern Charm--Make jack-o-lanterns  or plain pumpkins.  Yay.
Gingerbread House Pins--Festive little pins that would make great holiday gifts.

Faux Techniques

Faux Ivory--Make your own faux ivory!  Save elephants!
Faux Opals--Capture the fire and flash of beautiful opals.
Faux Wood--Create faux wood and inlays.  You won't believe how easy it is!  

General Techniques

Mica Shift--What is mica shift?  What can you do with it?  Answers are here!
More Mica Shift--An easy way to enjoy the beauty of the mica shift technique.
Skinner Blend--Make even blends of color the easy way!
Faux Metal--Make your clay look like real metal.  Ooh, shiny!
Mokume Gane--A more involved mokume tutorial with a different effect.
Improve the clarity of TLS--Make your translucent liquid nearly transparent.  Courtesy of the talented Garie Sim.

Food

Pies--Make cute little lemon meringue and key lime pies.
Cupcakes and Candied Apples--Sweet Cuppin' Cakes!  (Sorry!)  Also, candied apples.
Ice Cream and Bowls--Easy techniques.  Bowls for all occasions and ice cream to fill them.
Cakes--Wee little cakes with a variety of toppings.  Will not ruin your diet.
Lollipop Charms--For all you lollipop making needs.
Pies--Is it weird that I don't like pie crust?  I like these pies, though.
Plates--Cuz you gotta put all that food you're making on something.  Also, breakfast and sushi to put on said plate.
More cupcakes--Who can resist more sweet baked goods.  Not me!
Chocolate Chip Cookies--You guys are making me hungry.  I'm going to the vending machine.
Jelly Donuts--Remind me of my days as a Tim Horton's employee.  Yum!
Summer Icies--Cool treats for the hot summer months.
YouTube tutorials--A collection of video tutorials.  Cool beans.

Beads

Swirly Lentil Beads--Create neat swirly beads that look a lot harder than they really are.
Bead in a Bead--A bead inside a bead!  Use the lost wax technique to make some awesome beads.  
Moebius Beads--Trippy, twisted beads.
"Butterfly Wing" Beads--Interesting patterns are revealed when slicing up a simple cane.
Faux Chevron Beads--Create your own chevron beads with this nice tutorial.
Various Bead Shapes--Make shaped beads using tiny cutters and brass stencils.
Poseidon's Journey Beads--Swirls and twirls of color.
Framed Cabochons--Frame cane slices with metal
Leaf Beads--Texture pretty leaves with the handle of a razor.

Millefiori

Face Cane--Easy basic face cane tutorial that can be easily adapted to get the look you want.
Striped Cane--Easy-peasy stripes look cool.
Gold Square Cane--Intricate-looking cane that is actually quite simple.  Awesome.
Kiwi Cane--Kiwi cane.  The fruit, not the bird.  
Rose Cane--Make a pretty rose can that you can do whatever you want with.
Four-leaf Clover Cane--The more slices you make, the more luck.
Bargello Cane--Quilty-looking cane.  
Static Cane--Electrify your canework!
Kaleidoscope Cane--Repeating patterns in clay.
Trip Around the World Cane--Geometric cane and some of the cool things you can do with it.
Companion Cube Cane--Make a cane depicting a Companion Cube from the game Portal.

Complete Projects (non-jewelry)

Filligree Egg--Make a pretty, decorative egg.  Very nice looking.
Covered Altoid Tin--Decorate all those mint tins you have lying around!  
Pinch Vessels--Pinch and poke your way to a nifty little vessel.
Covered Pens--Personalize pens so people won't steal them.  Or maybe they will because they are so cool.
Hand Mirrors--Mirrors.  That you hold in your hand.  Pretty ones.
Inro Box--A box necklace.  To put things in.
iPod Case--Those things are darn expensive.  Better make it a sweet case before something tragic happens to it!

Miscellaneous

Roses--Making beautiful, delicate roses is easier than you think!
Dinko Skulls--Cartoony skulls.  Cute and spooky.  
Doll Head--Make a head for a doll, because headless dolls scare the children.
Water Lillies--So beautiful and ridiculously easy.  Another tute from the ever-awesome teapotdnky!
Handmade Rubber Modeling Tools--Use Sculpey Moldmaker to make the exact tools you need.
Kitties--Make a cat that will not steal the flowers off the kitchen table.
Wire bail--Add a wire bail to almost any item.
« Last Edit: October 26, 2011 12:06:28 PM by jungrrl » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Polymer Clay Challenge #2 has a winner, RobbinZombie!  her entry was The Kraken  She will receive a prize from Persephone Rose!
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