Tutorial - Prepping Polymer Clay
This is my method for preparing polymer clay for sculpting.

For this batch I am using 4 parts Cernit Flesh and 1 part Cernit number One white.

Materials needed:

Polymer clay  
Baking paper
Scalpel
Food processer or mini chopper
Airtight container 

On a clean surface (I like to use a sheet of baking paper) chop the clay into small thin pieces using the scalpel (or any cutting tool), try to get your pieces around 1 to 0.5 cm wide and 1 to 2 mm thick.


Place the chopped up clay into a food processer (or mini chopper) and process until the clay is well mixed and is about the size of raw bread crumbs.


Transfer the processed clay onto your work surface and divide into small balls, roughly 1cm in size.


Condition the balls of clay until the colour is smooth and consistent, then roll it into a ball and place in an airtight container.


Repeat until you have no more processed clay.  The clay will still need to be conditioned before used, but I find the process is much easier with the colours already mixed.


This Tutorial is for personal use only.  It may not be reproduced, recreated, or published in whole or part, sold, given away, or distribute in any manner. This includes sharing with friends or a third party. I retain the copyright for all my creations.  

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