The Final Product:
|An almost finished necklace pendant with my|
polymer clay design inlay!
The Creative Process:
Of course, I started with the blocks of Primo. My goal was to come up with 5 or 6 colors to stack and extrude to get the "Retro" pattern. Kathy says it's the best brand for what she does. Evidently each brand has a different consistency, the colors mix differently, and they bake differently.
|These are the colors that I stared with...|
plus I snagged
a couple that Kathy had already mixed.
Mixing the colors was different than any other medium I have worked in. You have to work the clay, then work the colors together. Sometimes you see them mix, and sometimes it's very subtle. And, a little color goes a long way!
I started with the sand color: