We're teaming up with Polyform, the makers of Sculpey polymer clay, to bring you the Polyform Play With Clay Challenge! Whether you prefer to work in polymer, water-based, oil-based, air-dry or kiln-fired clay, it's all good. And if you've never tried, but always been tempted to try your hand at playing with clay, now is your chance!

Enter your original Step-by-Step, Photo or Video Instructable showing us your unique clay creations for your chance to win an awesome set of brand-spanking-new colors of polymer clay from Sculpey and a set of tools to keep the creative juices flowing.

The Play with Clay Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize

8 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1 winner)

Prize pack of Polyform materials which includes an assortment of Sculpey clay and tools valued at $250!  Also includes an Instructables Prize Pack with one-year Pro membership, robot t-shirt and more.

First Prize (3 winners)

Prize pack of Polyform materials which includes an assortment of Sculpey clay and tools valued at $100! Also includes an Instructables Prize Pack with one-year Pro membership, robot t-shirt and more.

Second Prize (4 winners)

Prize pack of Polyform materials which includes an assortment of Sculpey clay and tools valued at $50! Also includes an Instructables Prize Pack with one-year Pro membership, robot t-shirt and more.
HOW IT WORKS

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Aug 1, 2011 and Sep 19, 2011 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Play with Clay Challenge. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.

Accepting

Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.

Voting

Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.

Judging

A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.

Winners

When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.