Clay Play #2
Sculpey Clay III
Ranger Distress Ink
mica (Mixed Media Supplies)
Wire cutters, needle nose pliers
Condition the clay. I used a pasta machine once the clay had been warmed in my hands. Using the template, cut the heart shape using the craft knife. Stamp using the background stamp. If you're going to hang the heart, be sure to add a couple of holes for hanging.
Since I know that this heart will not be exposed to direct sun or outside elements, I chose some different ways to add color and a little more texture.
I chose to color using some Tombow markers and sprayed using the eBrush from Craftwell. The two colors blended nicely. As you can see, I also used a stencil for the "dots" and some Old Paper distress ink.
I also made a few smaller hearts to be used as embellishments. They are also stamped and baked. Colored with a Tombow marker and a little mica added to the surface.
Add a wire hanger, hang the smaller heart with a large ring and add a bit of fiber to the wire for a little more finished look. If desired you could make your wire a little longer and add some curls and more fibers as desired.