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Polymer Clay ROCK CANDY TUTORIAL by GrandmaThunderpants Polymer Clay ROCK CANDY TUTORIAL by GrandmaThunderpants
So I finally finished it! Sorry for the wait guys. :la: I know a billion (approx. estimate) people asked me to do this, and I've had the pictures taken for it forever, I just was waiting for a quiet moment away from commissions to finish it.

I hope I explained things well enough, and as always if you have questions I'll be happy to help. But please make sure you read over it carefully before asking a question, or scan the comments real quick to see if someone else asked it and I answered them. :3

And yes, you DO need translucent clay for the realistic clear effect. White clay will work if you do not want it to look realistic. Translucent clay can be found where all the other clay can be found. It's sort of a weird off-white color. A picture of it is in the tutorial.

If you want it to be shiny you must glaze it with a polymer clay glaze. I forgot to mention that in the tutorial. :3 I use Sculpey Gloss.

IF YOU USE THIS, PLEASE LINK BACK TO ME so other people can learn too! Also please show me what you create! I'd love to see your creations. :3 If you want to see work people have done inspired by my tutorials check here: [link]

If you want to buy some rock candy necklaces from me, you can check these out! I would also be more than happy to do a custom color for you, just ask. :la:



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:iconeclipsewolf25:
eclipsewolf25 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Wow your really talented I'll try this sometime
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Kichisama666 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is awesome!
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GrandmaThunderpants Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks!
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CallieJocelyne Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great tutorial! Love it!
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agirlandherclay Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is awesome! Definitely will have to try this since I love rock candy as a kid :)
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Jenna7777777 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Great tutorial! i love working with clay so I will totally be trying this out!
<3
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Theet-Wolf Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this! And all your work! ♥♥♥ It's real easy to follow but I just gotta ask ya one question, no matter what I do these little specks just wont stay on! mind givin me a little advice?
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:icongrandmathunderpants:
GrandmaThunderpants Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
Hm... I've never had trouble getting them to stick. D: Maybe try covering one side of the toothpick at a time?
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Theet-Wolf Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh that might work! Thanks a bunch! :D
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KimmiKash39 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I just tried this out, and it works great!!! Such a cute idea!!!
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