Thursday, 5 April 2012
Friendly Plastic with Cloud Clay
Cloud Clay which I have then painted with the Multi-Surface Paints. Cloud Clay works particularly well for the centres of beads/pendants because even when it has hardened over 24 hours it is still very easy to push a hole through it. I then heated some small strips of Friendly Plastic onto the ball and as it softened it took the shape of the ball. Finally I added a few strips of peel-offs to add a little sparkle! The ball was completed by adding an bead end cap top and bottom to push the pin though and make the hanging loop. I have just realised that these would make very striking and economical Christmas Tree Decorations - I think I will now make some more to hang around the fascia of my Exhibitions Stand!