What To Do With Skinner Blends
written by: Valerie Hollis Without Frames
A "Skinner Blend" is a term used to describe a blend of polymer clays created by using a technique introduced by Judith Skinner. The technique has been heavily popularized and used by polymer clay artisans and hobbyists to bring shade, depth, intricacy, and realism to their designs. The following links provide demonstrations of some of the basic ways that Skinner Blends can be created and utilized. I hope that you will find them to be educational and inspirational when deciding What To Do With Your Skinner Blends.
How To Make A Graduated Skinner Blend
How To Make A Continuous Skinner Blend
~ What is the difference between these two blends?
Creating Plugs With Blends:
How To Make A Shaded Plug
How To Make A Shaded Petal Plug
How To Make A Bull's Eye Plug
Creating Canes With Blends And Plugs:
Making A Shaded Jellyroll Cane
Making A Cane With Shaded Plugs
Making A Flower Cane With Shaded Petals
Making A Cane With Bull's Eye Plugs
Making A Leaf Cane
What Else To Do With Skinner Blends
Tri-Color Blend, Ikat Canes, and Holographic Weave
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