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Thanks for the video! I tried it and it’s amazing :D So much faster!:D I love doing blends now :P ~Cindy-G >> This comment was originally posted here: Lietz Teardrop Color Blend

Hello Cindy. First let me wish you and yours a very happy and relaxing Easter. Then I have to say, you’ve done it again! Taken something, that to new clayers (and some old ones, LOL) might be at best a tedious job, and at worst a frustrating one, and made it simple and quick. I know when I first started making beads, these especially were a bit of a pain to get the same size. But with your log roll technique it would be a simple matter to make dozens in very short order. And I like that the design is on the outside for use as spacers. Very cool. My solution to making same size disc beads was to make all my beads using a shape cutter to start with the same amount of clay for each bead. Then roll into balls and apply my slices or embellishments. When ready I would line them up in a square pattern like a tic tac toe board, making sure to leave room to allow for squishing, lol. Then I would use playing cards at the four corners to determine my thickness and press the whole bunch at once with a sheet of glass or a tile. After that, all I had to do was make holes and bake. But putting on the cane slices and rolling them took quite a while. Now with your log roll trick I can easily cut that time in half. Thank you once again for saving us all a bunch of time, by spending yours to make these great videos (Thanks to Doug too!). Is the Vatican accepting applications for internet saints yet? I’d vote for you in a nano-second. Happy Easter everyone! XOXO ~Jamie-H >> This comment was originally posted here: Making Disc Beads

I love it! It’s exactly the kind of thing I like. I’ve been using foil a lot myself this week, creating a similar kind of effect by layering coloured translucent clay over cracked foil on black or white. Yours is better. You’ve inspired me to order some alcohol inks  (since I had to order clay anyway I figured what the heck). Expensive, but hopefully I’ll use them lots and make pretty things. ~Silverleaf >> This comment was originally posted here: Alcohol Inks and Polymer Clay

Really great video on making the pillow beads. Your explanation is so very easy to understand as well as the visual being of great help. Thanks again for great instructions!! ~Adrienne-L >> This comment was originally posted here: Pillow Beads for Your Jewelry Projects

Thanks so much for the Tutorial on the Rock Tumbler, My hubby got me a double one for Christmas and I am getting ready to use it now. ~Donna-I >> This comment was originally posted here: Polishing Beads In A Rock Tumbler

I loved this video and went running out to the hardware store immediately to get some 14 gauge copper wiring. ~Sherry-L >> This comment was originally posted here: Hammered Copper Findings

Cindy, I love all these roses. They are beautiful. And Tania, I love the traditional beautiful red roses you did. I guess you could use all the same technique but keep the petals in closer for buds or just blooming buds. I wish had known how to do these before I bought a bunch of little calla lilies as I could have used this and only did one wrap of one petal for a calla lily. ~Laurel-B >> This comment was originally posted here: Sculpted Flower Beads

Great tutorial Cindy, many thanks for taking the time and sharing Oh yummy – they do look good. ~Polyanya >> This comment was originally posted here: Anjou Pear Beads

Cindy, I hadn’t been brave enough to use the Studio Glaze yet but after your post here and the faux raku video I did. And I love it!!! It goes on thin enough that it doesn’t look plasticy, it just gives a nice shine. I will be using a lot of this from now on. Thanks for the tip!!! ~Carrie-W >> This comment was originally posted here: Studio by Sculpey Glaze

Hi there, I received my Makin’s clay extruder the other day, and just got it out to play with, and had a go at this Jupiter Bead, what a cool look!!  I can’t believe how easy it is use to use this tool. I used an old leopard cane with a caramel clay, and it turned out really well. Thanks for a neat tute Cindy. ~Sandra-J >> This comment was originally posted here: Jupiter Beads

Wow, that is such a fun technique with so many possibilities. Maybe even I can do that!! :) ~Lisa-C >> This comment was originally posted here: How To Make Polymer Clay Lentil Beads

Cindy, that’s a great tutorial and I love the torn paper beads, can’t wait to try it. I did something like that a few years ago but didn’t do the black and white clay underneath and I think that’s what really makes them look better. Thanks again, I love Friday mornings waiting for your tutorials. ~Bonnie-K >> This comment was originally posted here: Torn Paper Water Color Technique

Well, I tried this technique last night. As you know I was very excited about it. Well I will tell you the trials I had with this technique. I kept digging in too deep I guess, I kept cutting off at least one letter on each word. I am gathering that I did not press hard enough on the clay with my stamp. Will try another batch today, I was able to get one successful bead. Thanks again Cindy for these wonderful tutorials. It is great to be able to clay along with the tutorial at your own pace. ~Nancy-R >> This comment was originally posted here: Graffiti Art Beads

On the original subject, everything in Volume-014 is great: it’s easily my pick of the volumes released to date, and I would definitely have bought it as a standalone back-issue if I hadn’t already received it all as a subscriber! ~Sue-F >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Videos

You need to purchase video #9. It is well worth the cost. Cindy’s quick ‘skinner blend’ technique is awesome. The other videos in #9 are excellent also! ~Carolyn-F >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Tutorials

What a great technique!  I think I would still use the Skinner Blend for 2 colors but when I want more than 2 colors, this is much easier!  YES – Put your name on it!  You should get credit for this new technique! ~Gayle-T >> This comment was originally posted here: Teardrop Blend

Congrats, it sounds like the Lietz Teardrop method is the talk of the town so to speak. I’ve done the two color blends but haven’t tried the multi color blends due to the difficulty involved. I am looking forward to trying your method this weekend.(so many interesting techniques so few days a week to play). ~Ken-H >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Color Blends

How fabulous. I tried my hand at some of these before the video, BUT they weren’t quite a pretty as yours…. you make it look so very easy! ~Melinda-H >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Calla Lily Beads

I love this place–always something new to learn. Thanks, Cindy! ~Bonnie-B >> This comment was originally posted here: Drilling Holes n Polymer Clay Beads

Glad to know I am not the only one who has tools they have never used. I love it when you show us how to use tools to help create something special. It seems like once I use it I keep thinking of other ways to use the item. Looking forward to using tools in our lessons. Thanks Cindy. ~Peggy-B >> This comment was originally posted here: Polymer Clay Tools

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