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sculpey canes

polymer clay technique
 

GALLERY

canes
beads

STEPS

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Spiral Cane:

Roll out two squares of clay. Layer them. Trim the edges. Roll them into a log from one edge, pressing down to seal layers. Cut into beads.

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Target Cane:

Roll one section of clay into a flat, square layer. Roll another color section into a snake or cylinder. Wrap the flat layer around the log and press as you roll. Trim any extra. Cut into beads.

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Lace Cane:

Make a target or spiral cane. Roll it out into a long snake. Cut it into ssections and stack. Roll out again. Slice it very thinly. Use the slices to laminate to the outside of a ball of clay to make a bead.

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Start with making a set of simple loils.

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Arrange the coils together forming a flower.

Remember, you don't have to use the same center color.

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Slowly roll the coils to achieve a solid single coil.

You can wrap the resulting coil in another color sheet.

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Create a set of coils like this.

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Arrangle the coils together and roll them into a single coil.

Use contrasting colors for best results!

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