Sometimes, we have to think hard tofind a suitable gift for your friends and people close to us. The period of the new year is a lot of questions, when we have to go through hundreds of stores in search of individual and interesting gifts. But it also happens that it is easier to independently design the idea of a gift and make it yourself, rather than focusing on ready-made solutions in boutiques. That is why, polymer clay will be a good way to show your skill in needlework and make a quality, interesting version of jewelry for a loved one.
Lambs in the form of earrings - how to make New Year's earrings from polymer clay own hands?
Plastic has the ability to deform inabsolutely different forms. Regardless of our goals, it can acquire a variety of types. Masters of needlework often stick to the idea of original gifts, so - our master class will not be an exception to the rules. Make your own, interesting idea for a gift with your own hands simple. Today we try to recreate a unique version of earrings in the form of a popular animal - lamb. Earrings for the New Year's gift - materials To make such earrings is easy enough, ifyou are in the presence of polymer clay and an oven in which you can dry the product, keep its appearance. Also, for work, you may need a special master class in which you will clearly tell and show all the principles of creating such a gift. Using ready-made tools, it will not be difficult to make a new craft, and special materials and lessons will help you in studying the technique:
- It will require polymer clay for several shades of colors
- It will require glue for clay
- Also, prepare the lacquer for clay
- Stationery or sharp knife
- Paste machine or rolling pin
- Some toothpicks
- Material fittings for fixing the decoration
- Drying Stove
In order to use the polymer materialclay in the formation of jewelry for gifts - it takes a little of your own imagination, mindfulness, and also the desire to sit still. Only in this way will it be possible to make New Year's earrings as beautiful as in the master class. Where do we start? First, you need to prepare a workplace. To do this, we arrange our materials and tools in such a way that you know exactly where you are and you were easy to work with. After - the layout of the future decoration takes place. Therefore, clearly form the image of your image. It is best to prepare a sketch of the work that you want to translate with clay. After that, the clay kneads in hands for a short amount of time - two minutes will be enough. Then, the clay will take the form of plasticine and you can safely make the right shape out of it. Do not be discouraged if you do not have the clay of the right color. To form beautiful colors of beige color, you can combine white clay with a brown tint. The shades are mixed by kneading our materials, after which the clay form acquires the necessary color. Thus, using the palette, you can create a variety of colors. Design of polymer clay We prepare the mold of a lamb. In order to make small details, it is necessary to form small balls of clay, using various cutters and additional tools for the formation of clay. When we have a ready-made version of the decoration, it must be baked. For a high-quality oven, an ordinary, home-made oven is suitable. Also suitable for baking forms, which are in the house. But, they must first be covered with a layer of protection. The package contains all the necessary terms and specifications of work and baking with clay. After you have baked, do not forget to treat the clay by degreasing. To do this, you can choose any type of detergent. The basic provisions for creating earrings from clayIn addition, you need to grind every detail of the product. For this process, ideal paper is in the form of nazhdachki. Also, earrings must be treated with a varnish. A conventional varnish can be used, as well as special lacquers for coating clay. Do not be afraid to burn clay in the oven. Just need to ventilate the room at the time of baking, and secondly, the product must be covered with a layer of foil. Otherwise, the material can burn and as a consequence - lose its color. Also, be sure to wait until the stove cools down. This is necessary so that no cracks appear, especially when you are working on large parts.