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You know, if you ever decide to give up clay, you’d probably be very successful at Interior Design. Your color palettes are awesome. ~Katie-C >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Color Recipes

I totally agree that you just need to really “see” what you’re looking at and you’ll find inspiration everywhere. I’m currently working on making beads with the colors that are in my friend’s fleece jacket. I’ve been a decorative painter for many years and often saw things that I’d like to paint, but didn’t think I could pull it off. With clay, you have so much more creative freedom! You can pick up on colors and shapes and experiment with them. You don’t have to reproduce things exactly how you see them. And sometimes there are exciting results to those experiments! ~Linda-K >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Creativity

Cindy – I am amused to tell you that I don’t need to come to your site to know what colours you are featuring next – my sales went up on Glow in the Dark suddenly, and at first I couldn’t work out why! I guess I need to thank you and your team of followers! ~Penny-V >> This comment was originally posted here: Glow in the Dark Premo

Cindy, it takes a special person, like you are, to inspire so many others – not only artistically but by touching their hearts. Oh, and I just LOVE your low tech system with the file cards for storing all of the color recipes. I put mine in a binder, instead of a box, for easy reference! xoxoxoxoxo, ~Lori F >> This comment was originally posted here: Johnny Jump-Up Pansy Cane Video

Oh my!  I like all your color palettes Cindy but these are simply stunning!! I love them. ~Laurel-B >> This comment was originally posted here: Lily Bud Color Palette

Hi Cindy, Here I am with my Holly Berry Canes and what I did with them. I was lucky enough to have all the recipes for the colours so went ahead and made them all up before I started. I loved the Succulent red and the Frosted Leaf colours. As you can see in the photo below, I made 2 necklaces, and another pendant, and a bell like decoration. Haven’t finished that one properly yet. Finished most of them by sanding and polishing with Denim cloth. Was very pleased with the shine I got with the denim. Put some gold glitter in the Forest Floor clay color. OK onto the next project. Thanks for all your efforts. Love. ~Elizabeth-K >> This comment was originally posted here: Christmas Holly Leaf And Berry Canes

Oh what beautiful colors for the Fall!! Can’t wait to mix them! ~Maureen-G >> This comment was originally posted here: Siberian Wallflower Color Palette

Having many options is a plus, especially since we can go back and watch the video again later. I love the look of having a variety of techniques in one project. It adds interest. I also love how you show the color combination in a variety of techniques: Beta fish colors in the graffiti beads and dogwood cane. Having a mix of beads to chose from when I am stuck for an idea. I hope you are not running out of ideas. ~Anna-S >> This comment was originally posted here: Christmas Canes

I like it. We switched to burgundy and forrest/deep green away from the traditional reds and greens a few years ago but I think this color palette would work with that as well. I can’t wait to see all the holiday surprises you have in store. ~Ken-H >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Candy Cane

I love Coleus, It was the very first plant I had real success with in my first flower garden after I got married 32 years ago. I can’t wait to try these new vibrant colors out. Sandra I love your motto that is what I need to do more often. It is going to be a great end to a colorful year Cindy. ~Peggy-B >> This comment was originally posted here: Coleus Leaf Polymer Color Palette

These are so beautiful!  One of my clay resolutions for the new year is to use only custom colors from the library in my creations — as much as possible, anyway. Can’t wait to add these to the choices. ~Elizabeth-S >> This comment was originally posted here: Salmon Pearls Palette

Cindy, another great video!!! Can’t wait to get my studio back (college age granddaughter here, and semester starts later this month). You have used a beautiful color combo for this [tribal] cane and it will fit nicely as it has a Southwest look about it. Thanks again. ~Catherine-R >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Tutorials

What a good idea. I usually start with too much clay, add a little more of one of the colors and end up with a bigger project that doesn’t turn out very good. Because of that I don’t go back and start again but go on to something else that did turn out good. I’m going to start small and go back and make more of the same thing until I get one that satisfies me. Of course, some of the things that don’t turn out right are great in their own way. ~Freda-K >> This comment was originally posted here: Making Polymer Clay Beads

Beautiful, Cindy!  Now show us how to make the African violet as a cane and I’ll be really happy. I used to have African violets but they froze when the power and gas both were out for 10 days here at Lake Tahoe during a February storm. If I could make them as canes they would definitely last! ~Carolyn-F >> This comment was originally posted here: Blue African Violet Palette

What I like about the January videos is the variety – a cane, a shaped bead, a wire project, and a technique. My favorite of all tho, is the color palette. Those salmon pink colors are absolutely gorgeous. I misread one of the recipes and added too much red to one of the paler colors and it was still wonderful. I wrote my mistake down so I could do it again. I love having a nice recipe and then taking off from there with some changes. Thank you Cindy. ~Rose-M >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Library

Thanks for your response. I can’t believe how much I learn when I come here. ~Jill-V >> This comment was originally posted here: Kato Polyclay Color Recipes

This looks like a lot of fun!  I just spent quite a time trying to discover how to stop a blend from getting too wide – it will be exciting to see how your method compares to what I found on-line. The colours are so lovely…  I was “stuck” on black and white for such a long time that now I have moved into colour I can’t get enough of it! ~Susan-B >> This comment was originally posted here: Glowing Jellyroll Cane

One word – Beautiful! Can’t wait!! ~Catalina >> This comment was originally posted here: Stargazer Lily Polymer Clay Color Palette

Love these leaves. I’m also thinking metallic, bronze would be good. Made rather alot of green recently with the jade which I am very pleased with as well. Thanks Cindy. ~Christine-L >> This comment was originally posted here: Ivy Leaf Charms Jewelry

Oh my goodness, you’ve outdone yourself Cindy! This one is so very beautiful! I am not sure what to use it for, yet, but I will put these colors to work, for sure. They might even make pretty Easter items, much cooler than the more ordinary pastels. I love how Karen O. uses EVERY opportunity to think about colors; it’s true, there are times when you’ve got nothing to do but think ;-p. Funny, but great ideas can come anywhere, anytime. ~Phaedrakat >> This comment was originally posted here: Lakeside Color Palette

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