How to Sculpt Miniature Christmas Cookies Earrings | Fimo Miniature Food

Stephanie Kilgast, Contemporary artist.

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13 Lessons (1h 21m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:06
    • 2. Color Mixing

      7:40
    • 3. Free Sculpting

      7:45
    • 4. Sculpting with Cutters

      8:09
    • 5. Making Icing

      1:28
    • 6. Icing Round Cookies (Warming Up)

      15:40
    • 7. Mold Making

      5:29
    • 8. Icing Snowmen Cookies

      10:02
    • 9. Peppermint Candy Cane

      9:57
    • 10. Icing Gingerbread Men Cookies

      8:48
    • 11. A Note On Varnish

      0:36
    • 12. Making Earrings

      3:42
    • 13. Final Words

      0:27

About This Class

This class has been designed specifically for beginners, guiding you through all the steps to create your very own miniature Christmas cookies.
These can easily be transformed into jewelry, but make them a bit bigger and they could decorate your tree or dining table!

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Class Summary

I will guide you through different techniques and warming exercices.

- Introduction
- Color Mixing
- Free Handed Sculpting
- Sculpting with Cutters
- Making Icing
- Icing Round Cookies (Warming Up)
- Making Molds
- Icing the Snowmen
- Making Peppermint Candy Cane
- Icing the Gingerbread Men
- A Note on Varnish
- Transforming Into Jewelry
- Final Words

Ressources :

My own icing tutorial on youtube https://youtu.be/N_qWW_uHtq8
Different varnishes fit for polymer clay : https://thebluebottletree.com/understanding-polymer-clay-glaze-sealer-varnish/

Materials :

- Polymer clay (I use fimo and cernit)
- Liquid polymer clay for the icing.
- Dry pastels (I use Sennelier and Schmincke)
- molding material, two parts silicone (optional)
- varnish 
- earrings findings and glue (optional)

Tools :

- Needle tool got mine from a set like this one http://tinyurl.com/j5yodyg

- blades I get from a grocery shop (the cheap regular blades for razors) or from specific shops like this one: exacto knife http://tinyurl.com/joempqd

- sandpaper, I use strength 80 the most and got it at my local brick and mortar shop.

- brushes I get at my local art supply shop, you should be able to find them on ebay too.

Music

Garden Music by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.com/