Birthstone polymer

October’s gemstone is opal, right? So why not continue our quest for a convincing fauxpal recipe? This one from Camille Young has me itching for a little exploration time in the studio. Her instructions are in the photo caption.

The number of Stroppel cane experiments appearing daily tells me that I’m not the only one who can’t resist trying a new technique.

If opals aren’t your thing, browse through Camille’s art folder. She’s one multi-talented sculptor, gamer and all-round artist.

  • reply jan Montarsi ,

    • reply Judy Belcher ,

      Always love to see Camille featured on your blog! She is innovative with all the materials that she uses. My son is a big fan of her gamer work. Everyone should check out the fangamer site and watch when she shows up on the Camille Art Friday chats. Fascinating!

      • reply Kashedeisign ,

        Great work, really modern . I like it
        Visit my website to see my work
        I am coming from Bulgaria

        • reply Randee M Ketzel ,

          Fabulous work, Camille! These are beautiful examples of faux opal! And I’m with Jan, I LOVED the Venus fly trap too–incredibly realistic.

          • reply Camille Young ,

            Thanks so much for all the encouraging words! I was inspired to make these after seeing the beautiful opal featured last month by Liz Hall.

            • reply Rounding Up The Clay World · Polymer Clay | ,

              […] and online you should be reading Polymer Clay Daily and here’s an excellent reason why: Birthstone Polymer. Camille Young’s faux opal looks eerily real and Cynthia Tinapple curates daily posts […]

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