Monday, April 7, 2014

Polymer clay butterfly garden necklace my latest creation

Polymer clay butterfly garden necklace my latest creation to be added to my etsy shop. http://www.ilysaart.etsy.com

I have been doing a lot more listing in my etsy shop, I create a lot of new things and this is the best place to find them.




Monday, March 31, 2014

I have been working on some new styles and thought I would share some pics here. I have lots of new pieces in the works so keep checking back for updates on my new work. Hope you like them!

Henna style influences these Bohemian polymer clay earrings. Available in my etsy shop. http://www.ilysaart.etsy.com




Thursday, March 27, 2014

I'm having a blast creating in my studio here are some polymer clay creations

I have been doing a lot of creating lately and it feels so good. It is sometimes hard to find the time to just lose myself in my studio since I have so many things going on but yesterday I spent a little ME time working on some new ideas. I love how they are progressing and I wanted to just share my work in progress. Hope you like them.



Sunday, March 9, 2014

New E book Polymer Clay Tutorial Ultimate Guide to Creative Stencil Use for Polymer Clay and Mixed Media Art and Save on the bundle



Polymer clay tutorial bundle. You will receive all 3 of these Ultimate Guides and save $5.00 off the regular price. There is a ton of info for you to learn all about polymer clay and mixed media artwork. Below is the description for each tutorial.

Polymer Clay Tutorial Ultimate Guide to Creative Stencil Use for Polymer Clay and Mixed Media Art:

In this polymer clay and mixed media stenciling tutorial we will show you how to use many products to create multi faceted art and designs using various kinds of stencils on paper and polymer clay. 

There are 54 pages, 25 techniques and how to combine them. It includes 2 full length complete projects, 75 photos and 7 bonus videos. 

With the techniques you will learn, you can create wall art, decor, fabric art, jewelry and more using many of the mixed media supplies you already have on hand and perhaps discover some new favorites.

We are Ilysa Ginsburg and Kira Slye and we have been creating art with polymer clay and mixed media for over 20 years. We are partners in Polymer Clay TV and co authored a polymer clay how to book called Polymer Clay Art Jewelry - How to make polymer clay jewelry using new techniques. We really mean it when we say new because we spend a lot of time testing and trying products from the art world and sometimes not, sometimes we just see something interesting and give it a try so that we can bring our discoveries to you.
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Polymer Clay Tutorial Ultimate Guide 202 Tips and Tricks to make working with polymer clay easier:

Polymer clay tips and tricks is jam packed with all kinds of polymer clay knowledge. We have each been working with polymer clay for over 20 years and have lots of tips and tricks we have learned along the way. There are 202 tips and tricks to get you started on your polymer clay journey.

Here are some of the things we cover in this e-book:

Differences between clay brands
What you can make with polymer clay
Mixing clay brands
Liquid Clays
Cleaning your pasta machine
Blade use and variety and how to extend the life of your blades
Tools and work surfaces
Pigments and powders
Inclusions
Acrylic paint and liquid acrylic ink
Textures and creating your own textures
Molding 
Extruders
Using stencils
Armatures
Antiquing
Apoxie clay
Baking your clay
Storage
Learn from the pros and stop making mistakes!
Stop Floundering, and Start Enjoying your art projects.

With bonus video and photos to illustrate difficult tips... 

This is not a traditional tutorial. Rather, it is a collection of 202 valuable insights into working with the incredibly versatile and fun medium, polymer clay. 

We've included our tips for mastering your studio space, how to use tools and where to get them, how to use mixed media supplies along with polymer clay, how to clean your pasta machine, how to pick up clay that is stuck to a surface, how to bake, how to make your pieces look finished, how to avoid mistakes that make your work look amateur, how to stop being frustrated by clay and enjoy the process!

There are links to shopping sites so you can stop hunting down the best places to find your clay and tools, and of course some easy links to things like our Youtube channel so you can learn even more.

We've made it Super Easy for you by collecting and describing 202 tips and tricks to working with polymer clay all in one place! This is YOUR #1 resource for discovering things that work well with polymer clay.
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Polymer Clay Tutorial Ultimate Guide To Crackle Techniques Art and Craft Jewelry:

Stop Floundering, and Start Enjoying your art projects!

102 photos, 21 pages, 5 bonus videos, 14 techniques, 32 variations... 
Learning lots of techniques doesn't have to be hard in this polymer clay tutorial.

We've made it Super Easy for you by collecting and describing all these fabulous and fun techniques for creating a crackled look on your clay items all in one place! This is YOUR #1 resource for knowing which products work great, which don't, and how to use them to produce the crackled effect that you are looking for.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Polymer Clay E Books 48 hour sale

Were having a 48 hour sale! 2 ebooks on sale today! Don't delay.
https://gumroad.com/l/pZJI


Our collage sheets so you can follow along on Polymer Clay Tv are also on sale.



Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Win a copy of Polymer Clay Art Jewelry Book

Want to win a copy of our book Polymer Clay Art Jewelry? Check out the Polymer Clay Central challenge this month. Its the 15th year anniversary of running the challenge. Congrats!
http://bit.ly/1ljJLdn