Hi! I've been using a photo frame's glass since I read this, but I came across an awesome upgrade - the loose top from a small glass-topped coffee table! It's thicker than the photo glass so I feel better when rolling clay on it!
I am so happy I found this I've been looking everywhere for someone to give advice on how to get fingerprints off your clay and what surface to work on bc my table isn't cutting it!!! Thanks for posting this!!!!
8AlnitakKaleids8Featured By OwnerJan 8, 2013Hobbyist Photographer
Hi, May!! . its so nice to hear from u. my apologies for late responses...i dont log on often and when i do its a rush thing.
Wow, u just started? Fun!!! i have been contemplating this and had looked into techniques and materials...im VERY interested! do u have your work up on your page that i can look at and ask u questions on?
Excuse me, searching for fimo cookies, I found your gallery and with it a lot of fantastic fimo works, you're incredible o_o I made this my favourite (very nice tips! used the one for the icecream, genius hhaha!), but yesterday I tried to make one and it came out, like... horrible is an euphemism. How do you make that... biscuity and wrinkled effect? I can't do it, I tried with a toothpick but... yeah... Yeah. (and really a piece of fimo can be baked before, added to something and baked again ò__ò ? It doesn't go overbaked or something lol?)
yes, you can bake an already baked fimo piece again if you want to, nothing will happen to it. I think the secret to get the crummy effect is to keep the clay cool. I tried to make these cookies this summer when both my hands and the room temperature were hot and it didn't turn out very well. If the clay is warm it will be too smooth to "crack" when you shape the cookie.
This is so well made and you gave so many awesome tips, I'm sure it'll help a lot of people I think I'll find an old photo frame and take out the glass too, it looks prettier than what I do right now and I want to start filming video tutorials. Thank you so much for the idea!
What do you use now? In the beginning I just used to work my clay directly on the table, but polymer clay can really stick to some surfaces. I even found that some of the paint of the table rubbed off from it
I use paper xD I started using wax paper but I thought it was expensive. So I just re-use printed paper, cheap and easy. But I didn't want to use that for tutorials, I wanted something that looked pretty and this is definitely the option I was looking for! I think I may start using it for my regular work too.