Polymer Clay Bugs…creepy or cute?

February 11, 2007

Polymer Clay

Today, my local polymer clay guild held a demo on making polymer clay bugs at our monthly meeting. Apparently, over the past few years, a number of online communities & guilds have held bug “swaps”. It is amazing the colorful variety that came out of our 3-hour session. I wish I had a picture of everyone’s creations…but unfortunately, couldn’t get any before they were all taken to their new homes. Here is a pic of mine. I created the body of the bug from a mirror image slice of ecru, gold, & black clay. The lower wings are a translucent chrysanthemum cane & the upper wings are a basic checkerboard cane I made during the meeting. The thorax is made of jellyroll canes which were also added to the bottom of the bug. Antennae & legs were made from black twisted 22-gauge artistic wire.

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2 Responses to “Polymer Clay Bugs…creepy or cute?”

  1. michalea Says:

    OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Idk if that’s cute or creepy………maybe both???????????? lol where did u find it????? can i have 1??

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  2. DJ Says:

    it is cute ande interesting !where do they live?

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