Learn to make Extraordinary Polymer Clay Extrusions

Learn to make Extraordinary Polymer Clay Extrusions with Cynthia Tinapple

90 minutes

Learn to make extraordinary polymer clay extrusions with master crafter Cynthia Tinapple.

In this class, Ms. Tinapple shows you step-by-step how to create this unique look using polymer clay. You'll learn the tools that make it easy, the colors that make your pieces sing and the designs to make it sell!

This is a CraftCast Vintage Video, created before it was possible to incorporate High Definition video, as we do today. How far we have come in such a short time!

Watch and listen as Cynthia reveals to you all the tips and techniques you need to know to start creating your own extraordinary polymer clay extrusions. Using close-up photographs of each step of the process, plus Cynthia's detailed instruction, you’ll be creating using these techniques in no time!

Class was recorded live so, just like in more recent videos, you’ll hear the live Q&A with other students.

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Cynthia Tinapple is a leader in the polymer clay community, writer and artist based in Columbus, Ohio.

Cynthia created Polymer Clay Daily, hosts StudioMojo each week, and speaks about trends and the future of polymer clay as an art form. Cynthia also tries to carve out time to be in her studio each day, exhibits her work, collaborates with her wood sculptor husband, and teaches around the world.

Covered In This Class: 
  • How the physics work
  • Last in/First out rule
  • Successful color palettes
  • Adding sparkle and flash
  • Designing with extrusions
  • Building quilt patterns
  • Working with strings
  • Dry clay extrusions
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Makins extruder
  • Bullens Wullens power drill adaptor
  • Clay Alley Crank Kit
  • Polymer Clays

Included with your video is a full-color PDF class handout with teacher's tips, notes and links to all the resources you need to get started.

Please note: this is not a stand-alone guide but simply a quick-reference for your convenience.