Polymer Clay Tutorials
On this page you’ll find tutorials for working with polymer clay. Content checked July 2018.
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This colourful bracelet is enjoyable to make and fun to wear. By Alison Gallant.
These fun and colourful bubble beads are easy to make in polymer clay.
A new art cane marrying the techniques of traditional polymer caning and polymer mokume gane.
Make a striking polymer pendant with a silver accent made up of a small piece of patterned metal clay. By Alison Gallant.
Make a colourful necklace inspired by the hustle and bustle of vibrant spice markets. By Lizzi Holt.
Make these faux agate coasters with polymer clay in this tutorial.
Great tutorial on how to make your own faux lapis for use in your jewellery creations.
Great tutorial showing the mica shift technique.
Tips and techniques on working with polymer clay from Making Jewellery magazine.
Create bold geometric pendant from multi-coloured strings of polymer clay. By Emma Ralph.
Tutorial in Russian but with great pictures so easy to follow.
This tutorial is in French but you can follow the pictures pretty well.
These polymer clay beads get their texture from tiny wildflowers molds. The technique for getting a texture on the inside and the outside of the polymer clay could easily be used with metal clay.
This great tutorial shows you how to make perfectly round polymer clay beads. It’s in Russian but has very good images so it’s easy to follow.
This tutorial is in Russian but you can use Google translate or just follow the pictures which are very good. The technique translates well to metal clay.
Learn the technique of how to make beautiful Easter lillies (Liliumlongiflorum). This step by step instruction with pictures is very clear. You’ll need a small amount of clay, a needle tool and some paints.
Lovely polymer clay tutorial and these pansies could be made into all kinds of jewellery items. The process could also be used with metal clay to make pansies.
Emma Ralph shows you how to add dramatic shading to polymer clay projects and millefiori canes with two different colour blending methods.
Recreate a great British summer tradition using dolls’ house miniatures and polymer clay to make a mouth-watering double brooch. British summers are all about making the most of the good weather when we get it, so what better way to capture the summer than with this simple summery project. Polymer clay is such a versatile medium; this project will show you how to use it in easy stages with exciting results.
Light, bright and cheerful flowers with a hint of sparkle, perfect for a sunny summer’s day. By Alison Gallant.
How to make tessellated canes with polymer clay. By Judy Belcher.
This tutorial to make faux tigers eye is in French but you can follow the images quite well.
Polymer clay is one of the most versatile materials for making unique pieces of jewellery. Use it to add colour, pattern and texture. By Julie Bonnar.
Transfer your favourite photos onto polymer clay for truly unique jewellery. By Sian Hamilton
Olga Sypkova from Kemerovo, Russia plays rough with her African Ethnic beads. What starts out as cane slices simply applied to clay bases becomes much more interesting once she draws a few lines with circles, scrapes some lines and scratches the surface with sandpaper. A coat of light acrylic paint accentuates the marks. The rough treatmentt gives an ordinary polymer bead a tribal look with a mysterious past.
The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Almost anyone can use it to create beautiful images. It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well being.