Thursday, April 14, 2011

Kool Kat

This project illustrates some of my improvements working with polymer clay.  The lesson here is how to get a nice effect with extruded clay.  For those unfamiliar, extruded clay are disks of different colored clay pushed out of a clay gun.  The disks of clay are stacked in whatever order suits you and inserted into the gun, which has a metal disk at the end where the clay gets comes out and a plunger on the other end to do the pushing.  There are many metal disks with different shaped holes in them.  It's like those playdoh gadgets where the playdoh gets pushed through different shaped templates.
The entire process can be found here

This is my first attempt with extruded clay.  Lots of distortion with my squares and the colors I picked are drab with little contrast.

Ah, much better.  This Kool Kat is ready for Halloween!  I know it's only April, but it will be here before you know it.

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