Micro Miniature Polymer Clay Cardinals with Birdhouse in Winter Snow

Micro Miniature Polymer Clay Cardinals in Winter with Birdhouse In Bottle

To keep myself motivated this year I hope to enter at least one polymer clay challenge or contest each month. I entered 2 in January (can’t share the second one till voting is over). It’s not about winning because I’m competing with amazing pro sculptors. Instead it’s about thinking outside the box and coming up […]

Valentine Hearts Mokume Gane Jewelry Explosion

Valentine Hearts Polymer Clay Mokume Gane Earrings white pink hearts

I found a new addiction! Mokume Gane There’s something magical about slicing into a funky looking block of clay to reveal magical pattern after magical pattern. Not familiar with this technique? See my Rainbow Mokume Gane Video I created several Valentine’s Day inspired pink/red mokume gane stacks for my Mokume Gane experiments video (coming soon). […]

Baby Head Sculpting Practice

Polymer clay Baby Heads 2

I set out to sculpt a sleeping fairy baby to enter into a sculpting contest. My frustrated kept mounting as I worked on the face because I really didn’t like how she was turning out. I haven’t sculpted a baby face in quite some time, and even the faces I have done were… amateurish. And […]

Polymer Clay Mokume Gane Earrings and Pendant Video

Mokume Gane Polymer Clay Jewelry tutorial

Ok I admit, I’m addicted to Mokume Gane. It all started with that Rainbow Pen and those beautiful colors popping out at every layer. So I took it a step further with this video as I show you step by step how I created two different style of mokume gane pendant and earrings jewelry sets. This […]

Female Troll Sculpture in Polymer Clay

Polymer Clay Female Troll side

This female troll marks the last of my Fairies Gnomes and Trolls inspired journey from 2014. My goal for last year was to work on my sculpting skills. And while I got busy and sick along the way, I definitely see some improvements. This sculpture was influenced by Humboldt the Fourth in Maureen Carlson’s Fairies […]

Mokume Gane Polymer Clay Rainbow Pen Tutorial Video

mokume gane polymer clay tutorial video by MagicByLeah

Mokume Gane is one of those techniques that always scared me. I’m not 100% sure why. Perhaps it looks too… complex? Or perhaps the idea that it’s hit or miss. You make the mokume gane stack and you’re stuck with it, there’s no ‘fixing it’ like with a sculpture. And so I studied mokume gane […]

2 Methods to Cover a Pen With Polymer Clay Cane Slices

covering a pen with polymer clay cane slices magicbyleah

This video shows you two of my favorite methods for covering a pen with polymer clay cane slices. Both methods are relatively simple and will yield different but wonderful results. This video is part 2 of 3 in the smiley face pen project. This video uses the smiley cane made in Part 1 – Making […]