Making Polymer Stones and Sea Glass with Cynthia Tinapple
Watch polymer clay innovator, Ms. Cynthia Tinapple, from PolymerClayDaily.com and learn the latest polymer tricks for creating this popular boho style of organic rock and faux sea glass jewelry.
See how Cynthia creates her realistic polymer beach pebbles, petroglyphs and sea glass, and then combines it all into a finished unique bracelet or necklace.
Follow along, the close-up videos, and learn what you need to know to get creating your own unique organic shapes and pieces.
No experience is needed, so don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a master artist how to create a piece you will love to wear.
Listen as Ms. Tinapple answers questions from the audience during the LIVE presentation.
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.
- making “boulder” bracelets
- creating your own petroglyph transfers
- forming realistic fossils
- step by step extruding techniques
- making “ancient artifact” looking charms
- how to make faux sea glass pieces
- professional finishing tips and tricks
- Premo translucent - PE1 5317 Frost
- Pardo Art Clay - Art Translucent
- Tim Holtz distress powders -
Black soot, sea foam white, antiqued linen
- Ranger Ink - Embossing Powder - Sea Foam White
- Martha Stewart crystal fine glitter - brillo paillettes
- Victoria James’ silicone texture sheets
- Knead-a-mold silicone two-part mold making material
- Furnace filters, aquarium filters, sandpaper
- Bullens Wullens extruder/drill adapter from Cynthia
- Alcohol inks - Adirondack or Piñata or other brand
- Micaceous Iron Oxide (Golden Acrylics)
- Kato clear medium (liquid clay)
- Arnold Grummer’s iridescent flakes
- Rocks….lots of rocks for reference and for texture
Included is a class handout filled with photos, notes and all the resource information you need to get started.