Family Tree Magnets Polymer Clay Tutorial

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Image Transfers in Polymer Clay

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Description

Ever since my sons were tiny, I’ve had an interest in photo crafts, and have found many objects to decorate with their photogenic little faces. A few years ago I had the urge to branch out a bit and include other family members. The result is this set of Family Tree Magnets. I chose to use special occasion pictures, such as weddings, graduations and christenings, but they are also plenty of fun with candid shots.

Required Skills

  • Basic polymer clay skills: conditioning, rolling, cutting.
  • Ability to edit images in Photoshop or similar software

Topics Covered

  • How to turn a diverse collection of photos into a uniform set
  • How to transfer inkjet printed images to polymer clay
  • How to make a decorative frame for your transfer

Plus:

  • Three variations
  • Image transfer tips
  • A list of resources to help you learn more

Tools and Materials

  • Strong white polymer clay
  • Strong polymer clay in color of your choice to be used for backing and outline
  • Variety of coordinated canes or decorated clay sheets
  • Liquid Kato Polyclay
  • Digital supply of old family photographs
  • Photo editing software
  • InkJet printer
  • Glossy photo paper (see suggestions for specific brands)
  • Pasta machine
  • Sharp pair of scissors
  • Parchment paper
  • Sanding paper or emery board
  • ¾” circle cutter
  • Tissue blade
  • ¾” or ½” magnets
  • Super glue

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