Faux Polymer Clay Techniques

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Summary: 55 faux polymer clay techniques divided into categories. Includes tutorials for mokume gane, wood, common stones, semi -precious stones, millefiori and  shell. In addition, I included man made materials such as glass, enamel and pewter.

Using the correct faux polymer clay techniques, an artist can imitate virtually any material.  That means, for the cost of a bar or two of clay, you can create faux stained glass ornaments, opal rings and ivory boxes. Pretty cool, huh?

Mokume Gane

Wood, Leather, Rust And Ivory

Man Made Materials


Shell, Pearl, Coral & Abalone

Semi-Precious Stones

Jade And Turquoise

Mica Shift

Other Faux Stones


Books on Faux Polymer Clay Techniques

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Comments: 3

  1. Johnnie says:

    Thanks for sharing my faux jade tutorial.

  2. admin says:

    My pleasure…you do SUCH cute things!

  3. Susie Slifer says:

    Does anyone have a recipe or technique for making faux Larimar out of poly clay? If so, please e-mail it to me. Thanks! Susie

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