Polymer clay – a very good material for creativity. This is a good find for those who as a child loved to sculpt in clay! Clay plastic, which means that from it we can sculpt any figure. Furthermore, it does not stain the hands, unlike clay, and very quickly solidifies. The benefits of using this material – there! So buy plastic and makes her beads, using this master class!
To make beads from clay, take: polymer clay, leather cord or waxed string, acrylic paint the desired color and brush for applying the paint. In addition, you need a bamboo stick or something similar to breach wide holes in the beads. The very same clay let it be white or light: it will need only the basics of beads, then you paint.
How to make beads from polymer clay? Work description.
Take a small piece of polymer clay and roll of the ball in his hands. Immediately, the clay is not dried up, do it in the hole bamboo stick. Bamboo sticks perfectly suited for this, as they pointed at the tips.
Using a palette, achieve the desired shades of paint. For example, by mixing different amounts of pink, yellow and white colors, you can get a soft peach shade.
Place a large bead on the point of pale peach color. Circle of the rim of a brighter shade of acrylic paint. As you can see, bamboo sticks can be used here: string on her bead, so it will be convenient to apply the paint on the clay ball! In general, for the manufacture of small beads you need four of these beads, so that they can take turns to fashion, make a hole and paint. At the same bamboo sticks put beads to dry until the paint is no longer stick to the fingers.
While large beads dry, form of clay beads five slightly smaller. Make holes of the same size as the large beads, and their full color orange paint. Leave them to dry, and grasp the production of the last two beads. Let them be even smaller. Do the holes in the two beads, clay is not yet hardened. Then the beads are completely color peach color. Also put on a stick to the beads were drying. If you dry all beads at the same time, this would require a lot of sticks – eleven at a time! So, if you do not have so many sticks better to dry the beads turn.
If all the beads have dried up, put them on waxed or leather cord in such a manner as shown in the photo. To fix the beads on a string, tie a knot near the two common extremes beads products.
Beads from polymer clay ready! They were very stylish, is not it? Another interesting way to place the beads on a string – separate them odes friend (or, for example, to separate two or three beads) nodules. That is, in such a case would be as follows: a bundle, two beads, knot, three beads, knot, two beads and so on.
By the way, beads of clay can be made even faster. For this use the clay in different colors, so as not to have to paint the beads! By the same principle, you can make a necklace out of salt dough-like material or the like. Only if we are talking about salt dough or about ordinary clay beads need to be further baked before threading on a string.