Make Watercolor Marbled Hair Clips with Polymer Clay
Beginner | 37 min 28 sec
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Polymer clay is a surprisingly flexible material that you can mix up and manipulate to beautiful effect. Faheema Chaudhury of Unicorn Crafts expertly guides you through creating a gorgeous set of watercolor marbled hair clips. Faheema loves color, and you'll be using a lot of them to give your plain white polymer clay an ethereal watercolor design. You'll learn some clay basics like how to properly condition it, shape it, and bake it. You'll also have so much fun discovering the techniques for making a marbled watercolor slab. Plus, Faheema will even show you her secret tip for giving your hair clips a perfectly smooth finish.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • One block of polymer clay each translucent and white in Sculpey Premo
  • ​Sculpey liquid clay
  • Tissue blade
  • Hair clip backings
  • Glue - E6000 or super glue
  • Clay cutters for hair clip shapes
  • Ceramic tile
  • Oven
  • Acrylic paint in various colors
  • Small paint brush
  • Pasta machine
  • Sand paper - nothing over 800
  • Vaseline
  • Rag
  • Gloves (optional)
  • Handheld drill with a wool polishing tip (optional)
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Learn how to:
  • Make hair clips out of polymer clay
  • Condition polymer clay with a pasta machine
  • Mix paint and polymer clay to create a watercolor effect
  • Make a slab
  • Cut out shapes
  • Polish baked clay
  • Add hair clip hardware
  • Smooth the back of your hair clips for a perfect finish

What you'll get:
  • Video lessons on how to make marbled hair clips with polymer clay
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list 
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from artist Faheema Chaudhury
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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29 users recommended this class to a friend
Amy Yildizli
Such a fun technique
6 days ago
Carrie Hodgson
It was very informative and she explained everything very thoroughly! These hair clips are adorable ?
September 13, 2022
Lindee Strandgard
These are beautiful! I really appreciated seeing how crumbly and difficult the clay could be at times--if you'd skipped over it, I'd have definitely just given up when that happened to me. Thank you!
More than 3 months ago