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Make Your Own Stencils for Polymer Clay

Make Your Own Stencils for Polymer Clay

Polymer Clay Tutorials: Make Your Own Stencils
Polymer Clay Tutorials: Make Your Own Stencils

In this tutorial, I'll walk you through the process of creating your own stencils to use with polymer clay. Creating your own polymer clay stencils is quick and easy, and you can use them again and again.

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Materials used to Make Polymer Clay Stencils:

Making Your Polymer Clay Stencils

I started with a book of Art Nouveau jewelry designs for inspiration: 305 Art Nouveau Jewelry Designs

Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils
Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils

I traced the design on the Stencil material with a sharpie and then went over it with the Stencil cutter.

Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils
Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils

I used an Acrylic roller to imprint the stencil on the clay,and then I painted it with Pearl Ex powders and Nail brushes.

Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils
Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils

I went over the lines with Gold acrylic paint.

Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils
Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils

And then I put a layer of Resin on top to protect it.

Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils
Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils

I made a second stencil using the book Louis Comfort Tiffany Masterworks for inspiration.

Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils
Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils

It had a lot of small pieces, which kept falling out of the stencil, so I glued it to a piece of card stock.

Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils
Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils

Here it is imprinted on the clay:

Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils
Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils

Again, I painted it with the pearl ex powders. Here's the inspiration, the final piece, the drawing I started with, and the stencil.

Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils
Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils
Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils
Tutorial: Make Your Own Polymer Clay Stencils
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