Sculpey® Mom I Love You This MuchBack to category
Sculpey® Mom I Love You This Much
Show Mom how much you love her and that you're always ready for a hug! Working with Sculpey polymer clay is easy with the right tools to make figures, jewelry and home decor accents.
- Time:2 hours
1Preheat oven en to 275 °F. Test temperature with oven thermometer for perfectly cured clay. Condition all clay by kneading until it's soft and smooth or running it through the Clay Conditioning Machine for several passes on the widest setting. Fold the clay in half after each pass and insert the fold side into the rollers first.
2Make two 1/2" Purple balls. Form into teardrops and lay side by side for feet. Make Granny Smith log 1/2" diameter x 2" long. Roll center of log to make it thinner. Fold log in half and set on top of feet, pressing firmly. Pinch top of legs into a soft point.
3Make 1" Yellow cone. Using blunt point tool, make hole in bottom of cone. Press on top of legs. Make two Yellow 1" skinny teardrops for sleeves and set aside. Make two Beige 1/4" flat teardrops for hands, and use needle tool to make thumbs. Press hands on sleeve ends. Press sleeve tops on top of cone. Use blunt point tool to press in elbows. Make tiny Red Hot Red heart and press on shirt.
4Make 1" Beige ball for head. Make two 1/8" Beige balls for ears; one at a time, put ear on blunt point tool and press on either side of head. Using needle tool, press in mouth about 1/3 up from the bottom. Make tiny Red Hot Red ball; put on blunt end tool and press in mouth for tongue. Make tiny Beige ball and press on for nose. Make two tiny Black balls and press on for eyes. Make 16 Brown 1/4" flat teardrops and press on head for hair.
5Stand figurine on baking surface and position arms open wide. Bake according to directions above. Allow to cool completely before removing from baking surface.
6With marker, write "I" next to the heart, and "you so much" underneath.
7It can be hard to make a figurine and get all the proportions right. By making the head last, you can adjust the size so it's in proportion with the body.