Introduction: Girl at the Beach- Polymer Clay

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Summer, heat, beach, pool, holidays!...

Playing with clay is very fun and it can be an excelent activity for any time of the year! :D

Step 1:

Sometimes images worth more than words... watching the video can help you to understand all the following steps

Step 2:

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Make an aluminium foil and cover it with polymer clay.

Apply some decorations to your ball. I've just added some polymer clay dots with different colors.

Insert a toothpick in the center of the ball. This will be the figurine structure and will prevent it from falling

Step 3:

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I use another toothpick to make the doll's body. Once the body is shaped, transfer it to the toothpick in the ball.

The legs are made with 2 long cone shapes, and the structure is a piece of aluminium wire. The aluminium wire will prevent the legs from deforming when the piece is in the oven

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Now it's time to give our girl a nice bikini, the arms and feet! :D

Step 5:

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With simple shapes you can give your figurine a very expressive look and even personality!

Once the work is done you need to bake the piece to cure the polymer clay.

I use fimo soft in this project. The recommended time in the oven is 30 minutes, at 110°C/230°F If you use other brands you need to see the specifications in the package.

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After baking, fill the goggles with Fimo liquid and bake it again. Or you can use the heat gun to cure the liquid fimo (In this case keep a safe distance to prevent your piece from burning)

Comments

Nesmaniac (author)2016-11-14

Very cool. So much talent & patience, always a winning combination.

Ahaa (author)2015-08-12

You are so talented! I love to watch you work. Great job!

sandrartes (author)Ahaa2015-08-19

Thank you so much Ahaa!! :D

BossyRangs (author)2015-07-27

Great job! You got my vote too. How do you prevent fingerprints?

sandrartes (author)BossyRangs2015-07-30

Thank you so much BossyRangs for your nice comment and vote!! :D

I use my fingers to smooth the clay and, is case of need i use the baby wipes (very gently)

BossyRangs (author)sandrartes2015-08-02

You're welcome. Thinks for the simple tip on removing prints!

sandrartes (author)BossyRangs2015-08-06

You're welcome!! :D

ThisIsMyNameOK (author)2015-07-28

Very cute.

Thank you ThisIsMyNameOK!! :D

Coolloom (author)2015-07-27

Cool

sandrartes (author)Coolloom2015-07-30

Thank you Coolloom for your comment!! :D

PujaA1 (author)2015-07-27

soo adorable... voted by mee too

sandrartes (author)PujaA12015-07-30

Thank you so much PujaA1!! :D <3

ARPix (author)2015-07-27

Wow wow wow, that's really fantastic

sandrartes (author)ARPix2015-07-30

Thank you so much for your nice comment!! :D

kwitkatts (author)2015-07-27

Omg its so cute!! Voted :)

sandrartes (author)kwitkatts2015-07-30

Thank you for your vote kwitkatts!! :D <3

Turtle11 (author)2015-07-26

Got my vote too

sandrartes (author)Turtle112015-07-30

Thank you Turtle11!! :D

lgooms (author)2015-07-26

Super cute! got my vote

sandrartes (author)lgooms2015-07-26

Hi lgooms!! :D

Thank you so much for your vote and for your nice words!! :D

kylegilbert (author)2015-07-26

That's really nicely done. Voted.

sandrartes (author)kylegilbert2015-07-26

Hi kylegilbert! :D

Thank you so much for your nice comment and for your vote!! :D

Pavithra Arunkumar (author)2015-07-26

Perfect :) Voted!

Hi Pavithra Arunkumar!! :D

Thank you so much for your nice comment and support! :D

yavr (author)2015-07-26

you are too good. very nice.

sandrartes (author)yavr2015-07-26

Hi yavr! :D

Thank you so much for your nice comment! :)

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