Space Brooch with Sylvie Peraud

Learn how to make a three-dimensional brooch in polymer clay. Make a fancy pattern colored cane, cut out pieces and assemble to this "space" brooch.
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• Pasta machine (Altlas)
• Clay:
     • 2 ounces each : black and white clay
     • 1 ounce magenta
     • 1 ounce lime green (made with 3/4 yellow and 1/4 turquoise) clay
• gold acrylic paint
• Liquid polymer
• Nublade or other rigid clay blade
• Scalpel
• Acrylic rod
• a heat gun (not essential)
• a light bulb or round bakeable surface
• marbles of different sizes
• Makin's Extruder with the small round disc and the middle "clay core" adapter
• a metal rod
• Cutters : 3 circles 1,5" ; 9/8" ; 7/8"
•1 triangle shape about 2,5" long and 2" wide (mine was hand made)
• 4" of black buna cord (2mm thick)
• a pin back

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Sylvie Peraud

Making jewelry has been part of Sylvie’s hobbies since childhood. Beads when she was young, melted recycled plastics later and polymer clay since 2005. Inspiration is everywhere around her, when walking in the nature, when discovering other art mediums, when reading a book. What she loves best is making faux: faux wood and faux stones. The closer she gets to the real material, the happier she is. Working with a medium as versatile as polymer clay makes it endless.

When working with polymer clay, there are no limits other than those you fix to yourself. It has led Sylvie to create a simple...
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