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If you can't buy all that crazy colors you need - make your own colored clay!
I have this problem that sometimes i need various polymer clay colors,but i can't afford them all! So i came up with this great solution.

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  • How to make a clay. How To Make Your Fimo Colored - Step 1
    Step 1

    To start,gather your light colored polymer clay and pastel crayons.For this tutorial,i used oil pastels.

  • How to make a clay. How To Make Your Fimo Colored - Step 2
    Step 2

    Oil pastels are more oily than simple pastels.You can buy them in most craft stores.

  • How to make a clay. How To Make Your Fimo Colored - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pastels are more dry than oil pastels.When i went to Art school,we were drawing with these on special surfaces. I think you can buy them in art stores. But you can also use pastels to make fimo cakes or other stuff to make them look more realistic.

  • How to make a clay. How To Make Your Fimo Colored - Step 4
    Step 4

    To start making your own colored clay,gather some light colored clay and crayon of your choice.

  • How to make a clay. How To Make Your Fimo Colored - Step 5
    Step 5

    Scratch some crayon onto polymer clay and mix in.

  • How to make a clay. How To Make Your Fimo Colored - Step 6
    Step 6

    This how your clay will look after the crayon is added.

  • How to make a clay. How To Make Your Fimo Colored - Step 7
    Step 7

    Make us much colors as you like!

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aneniine
aneniine · 58 projects
I don't know if that might work..But you can always experiment!
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Jaime R.
Jaime R. · 1 project
could you melt some crayons and then fold it into the clay or would that give the clay a weird texture?
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Rosie A.
Rosie A.
way coool! x
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Angie Go BOOM
Angie Go BOOM · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 3 projects
Awesome, thank you!
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
wooooow this is really awesome and a coool idea, and so much better for my pocket.LOL
hey love this a thousand times thank you s!!!XO's
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aneniine
aneniine · 58 projects
It bakes the same with oil pastels too! The colors are nice and bright.
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Filura Fixer
Filura Fixer · Stockholm, Stockholm County, SE · 7 projects
This is great! Thanks for sharing.
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Apricot
Apricot · Sacramento, California, US
WOW Im gonna try this... thanks :
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aneniine
aneniine · 58 projects
Yes, it bakes the same,atleast with the pastels.I'll let you know if it does with the oil pastels.
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{Britt-Knee.}
{Britt-Knee.}
I'd also like to know if it bakes the same Happy
Hopefully it does because this would be super helpful! Thank you!
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