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Tuesday, August 17th, 2010
2:58 pm
[sunhawk]
art sale
Hey there, I'm having a little art sale with all my currently available sculpted artworks plus other fantasy type art to try to get myself out of a not-great financial situation. Please feel free to check out what I've got, I thought I'd post a pic or two here as a teaser:






The rest can be found here: http://sunhawk.livejournal.com/497599.html

Thanks for looking :)

Current Mood: worried
Monday, November 16th, 2009
1:50 am
[sunhawk]
peacock book
I'm very fond of this book, the colours are so pretty :D Though, doing the lines for the feathers took quite a while ;)



This is the cover of a blank sketchbook 8" x 10" and the peacock's eye is real glass, his gaze follows you as you tilt the book :)

More art:
sunhawk.ca
sunhawk.deviantart.com

Current Mood: cheerful
Saturday, July 4th, 2009
9:46 am
[rosa_wolken]
Fimo Frustration
   Hi everyone,

I have a few questions regarding Fimo and/or Sculpey.  I have worked with Sculpey (Sculpey III) from age 6 and a half until around 20.  Due to negative and stressful factors in my life, there was a "2 year pause" from sculpting.  I live in Germany now and in contrary to Sculpey, one can find Fimo in most arts & crafts shops.  I have started working with Fimo (although not so regularly like I had earlier) since this Spring.  I'm not sure if it's due to whether I work with Fimo Classic or Fimo Soft, if it's due to the 2 year pause, or if it is actually due to the difference(s) (when there are any) between Sculpey and Fimo. 

    Besides the difference in the grad and the baking time between Sculpey and Fimo, do any of you experience/notice any differences when it comes to sculpting with either/or?  Or could it actually be due to the 2 year pause or maybe the difference between Fimo Soft and Fimo Classic.

    I appreciate any help and advice.

   Many thanks in advance.

Current Mood: annoyed
Tuesday, May 26th, 2009
2:27 pm
[sunhawk]
books and boxes for sale
And something to show off, for fun :>



SS on a wooden box, painted with acrylic including the little clear pond on the right side ^_^

More pretty things can be found in this post whee!

Cheers :)

Current Mood: artistic
Friday, January 9th, 2009
10:22 pm
[missy_mayhem]
Greetings + Paints?
Greetings! I’ve been working with Sculpey a while, but consider myself a beginner. I found the clay color and techniques that work well for me so far. The problems I am having are with paints. Heavy Acrylic paints leave brush strokes, and lighter pains seem to peel off come glazing time. Does anyone have a remedy for this? I have been using mainly Liquitex Acrylic Colors and Folkart Artist’s Pigments. The Folkart is great for a clean matte finish. It leaves brush strokes, but slightly less than Liquitex.

I do not have the resources for airbrush painting kits or anything like that.

If anyone can recommend an easy to find paint that works well or general painting techniques…I would be eternally grateful. Examples of my work…well…the better ones are below.



More behind cut.Collapse )
My deviantART HERE

Current Mood: hopeful
Saturday, January 10th, 2009
12:44 am
[sunhawk]
cuttlefish book
Helloooo! :D Sometimes I put polymer clay on books to make custom sketchbooks / journals / what have you blank books - it's fun!

Here is my most recent book - a cuttlefish book!



He's got a real glass eye!!

one more shot, trying to show the iridescenceCollapse )

He's looking for a good home :3

~Sunhawk

Current Mood: sleepy
Saturday, November 22nd, 2008
10:07 am
[corvustristis]
Weird Things Happen When I Get Bored
Hi, I'm new! I've made a bunch of stuff lately, and I'd like to share.

Right this way, please.Collapse )

Current Mood: bouncy
Friday, November 7th, 2008
8:09 pm
[vanilla_garner]
Beginner here
Sorry if this question sounds stupid but I'm new to this art and I was driven to it because of those cute doughnut charms I've seen everywhere online. So I bought some Sculpey III and I've been trying to make something with it but it has fingerprints all over. Do I need tools, gloves or something?

Any tips would be very much appreciated. Thank you!
Monday, October 27th, 2008
7:41 pm
[creaturesfromel]
Sunday, May 18th, 2008
2:01 pm
[_aasshhlleeyy_]
New, with a couple of questions!
Hi everyone,

I'm new to the community but have been working with polymer clay for a few years now.

I started out making custom wedding cake toppers (personalized to look like the couple) and am now into ornaments, magnets, and a lot more.

I was wondering how you all prevent fingerprints on your work? I have always used latex gloves when working with the clay. It works well for no fingerprints, but the gloves get expensive after awhile (I change them every time I work with a different colour), and they also irritate my hands a bit.

Does anyone else have a strategy for no fingerprints/colour mixing on the clay?

Thanks!
Monday, April 21st, 2008
10:04 pm
[creaturesfromel]
Lots of new creatures this month! :)

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
9:49 am
[sparrows07]
So, I got bored and crafted some things!  Polymer clay cuties!



Monday, March 17th, 2008
11:28 am
[snowskin]
I accept PayPal!
Hello All,
just to let you all know that I am now accepting PayPal !

Do hop down to mytreasurestoyou.blogspot.com for handmade clay beads!

Current Mood: chipper
Thursday, March 13th, 2008
3:19 pm
[ica_designs]
Poptart Necklace
So this was my first time messing around with Sculpey Clay.
its gonna be a sweet 16 birthday gift for my sister...
I call her poptart and she calls me cupcake..
so in honor of that...I am gonna make her a charm necklace.


[ica]



Current Mood: artistic
Tuesday, March 11th, 2008
8:17 pm
[snowskin]
Morbits


Hello Morrbits!

This is my latest clay work! They are so small and adorable! Approx 20mm in length. Now, can you imagine the delicate details of the rose on its ear?

More stuff at mytreasurestoyou.blogspot.com

Current Mood: cheerful
Friday, March 7th, 2008
11:29 am
[snowskin]
Adelin's Handmade Polymer Clay Beads - Singapore
Hello!
My name is Adelin and I'm staying in Singapore.

I quit my full time job and started making my own accessories and then to bead making where I can 'supply' beads to those who make their accessories.

It's been a tough 2 years (and maybe still counting) as I have not make much sales to get a decent profit. So I would like to use this channel to push my sales online.

My beads are one of a kind and are unique! You'll never see the same elsewhere!

My site is at mytreasurestoyou.blogspot.com


View the gallery above by moving the grey slider.

Click here to buy handmade polymer clay beads!

PS: I have not added the PayPal feature as I am not sure if I will receive overseas order.

Current Mood: calm
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008
8:29 am
[imzadi_gumdrop]
Introduction
Hello all, I am new to this group as well as to working with clay. I would like to get into making clay figures. I am looking for a no toxic recipe for clay that is either air dry-able or does not give off the toxic fumes that store bought clay can when baked. Although I know this only happens when the clay is burned I have a pet bird and am unwilling to take the risk of making such a mistake. Thanks.

EDIT: Got some polymer clay at the store today to try to work with. I held it in my hands to warm it up, kneaded it, rolled it, twisted it; etc for an hour or more. It was still terribly hard and made my hands hurt. Did I just not work with it long enough to condition it? Did I get an old batch? Any advice is appericiated. Books tell you how to condition but don't tell you how to know when it's done. I was under the impression once conditioned it would be really soft and easy to work with?
Friday, October 5th, 2007
1:03 am
[nippyfrog]
INTRODUCING
CUBE PIGG!


See various angles here (they have little butts!):

CUBE PIGG CHARMS
by *nippyfrog on deviantART

If you want to adopt a CUBE PIGG - $5.

Questions about craft are welcomed.

Current Mood: silly
Monday, November 27th, 2006
4:46 pm
[shimmerhawk]
some great polymer clay pieces
I thought you guys might like to see these sculptures. I'm not positive that the portfolio shows up to nonmembers, but I think it does.
http://www.myartplot.com/users/jdshapeshifter/portfolio.mhtml?portfolioid=683
These are unpainted so I'm guessing he must just manipulate the colored clay. Really a lot of impressive detail in his work!

Be sure to check out the unicorn: http://www.myartplot.com/users/jdshapeshifter/view_work.mhtml?workid=3110
And dragon: http://www.myartplot.com/users/jdshapeshifter/view_work.mhtml?workid=3115
Thursday, November 16th, 2006
8:21 am
[preitas]
Sculpty Santas!

Making christmas presents for my christmas orniment obsessed inlaws :) Thought they were cute so here they are :) 




Current Mood: artistic
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