You can choose to use special occasion pictures, such as weddings, graduations and christenings for these Family Tree Magnets, but they are also plenty of fun with candid shots.
Basic polymer clay skills: conditioning, rolling, cutting.
Ability to edit images in Photoshop or similar software
TOOLS AND MATERIALS
Strong white polymer clay
Strong polymer clay in color of your choice to be used for backing and outline
Variety of coordinated canes or decorated clay sheets
Liquid Kato Polyclay
Supply of old family photographs and scanner
Photo editing software
Glossy photo paper (see suggestions for specific brands)
Sharp pair of scissors
Sanding paper or emery board
¾” circle cutter
¾” or ½” magnets
Through this ebook you will learn:
How to turn a diverse collection of photos into a uniform set
How to transfer inkjet printed images to polymer clay
How to make a decorative frame for your transfer
The instructions for this project are available for free through a post on the author's blog. What you get for your money here, is a handy ebook version that you can take with you on your favorite mobile device.
Lisa Clarke is a polymer clay artist turned fiber addict. She can often be found on her blog, Polka Dot Cottage, writing about her adventures in polymer, fabric, yarn, photography, and everyday life. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, two sons, and entirely too many craft supplies.