Polymer clay custom colour mixing widely broadens your creative horizons. Do not hesitate to experiment on your own. Many simple designs can be very appealing just because of their nice colour. This is specially true when it comes to jewelry and earrings. As they are called accessories or fashion accessories, their main function is to accentuate the outfit or to draw the attention as the wearer wants 😉 Sure that polymer clay manufacturers offer wide variety of colours, but sometimes you just need something else.
So creating nice polymer clay colours is super important!
In this video you see how pastel colours change to very interesting mild tones only by adding a little amount of brown colour.
To make this beautiful soft colourway you will have to mix polymer clay in following proportions:
1 part BROWN polymer clay + 15 parts „ANY pastel colour“ polymer clay = Mild version of the pastel colour
To create pastel colours you will have to mix polymer clay in these proportions:
1 part “ANY colour” + 15 parts White = Pastel version of the original colour
We have used the colourway to create these Angel Wings Earrings:
Actually the whole colourway is made from the most basic colour packages. It is so amazing, what you can achieve with polymer clay, this is exactly why we love working with this medium.
If you would like to create these Angel Wings Earrings too, we have made this TUTORIAL BUNDLE which is consisting of two downloadable documents:
– Angel Wings | Polymer Clay Earrings Step by Step Tutorial – detailed instructions with plenty of photos for the perfect method to create the design of these delicate earrings.
– Colour Mixing Recipes for Polymer Clay – Printable document with 18 basic colour mixes and 20 other not-so-ordinary colour mixes 🙂 These colours are used to create the angel wings from the picture.
The TUTORIAL BUNDLE: Angel Wings | Polymer Clay Earrings Step by Step Tutorial + Colour Mixing Recipes is now available in our Etsy store.
What kind of polymer clay do you recommend using?
Hello Becky! We recommend the known brands, we mostly use Fimo and sometimes Cernit clay.