Friday, February 08, 2013

oven bake clay feathers


Last year I shared how to make a canvas feather necklace and now that I have my own lovely rubber stamps made from my feather drawings, I decided to create another version of a this necklace using my stamps- this time with oven bake clay.

There are all kinds of different ways to use rubber stamps but I think one of my favorites is with clay.

I rolled out white oven bake clay and then pressed the stamp into the clay to make an imprint. I trimmed the around the feather, poked a hole in the end and baked the feathers in the oven. They are BEAUTIFUL plain and white but I wanted to add a little color to mine.


Using acylic paint, I painted over the top of the clay feather.


While the paint was still wet, I wiped a damp paper towel over the surface to remove the paint, leaving pigment in the grooves of the feather.


I added a few little details with paint.


Last, I added a jump ring and chain.


For more information or to purchase my pretty little feathers stamp collection visit my shop HERE

9 comments:

Priyanka Rastogi said...

very nice idea Alisa...love these clay feathers

sherry said...

Oh, these are beautiful! I purchased a single feather stamp from you and will be making some of these necklaces this weekend. BEAUTIFUL.

Denise Mulligan said...

So pretty Alisa, I think I need these stamps now.

CJG said...

I have a set of your feather stamps, and this is a fantastic way to use them! I'll have to scrounge around to see if I have any white clay on hand. Thanks for sharing such a great idea!

Lisa said...

Not only do I love this, but I have the stamps so I can do this. Yay!

studioGypsy said...

gorgeous brilliant, as always!! :) xo

vintagevixenarts said...

Great fun,and a great project!

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