Glazing Polymer Clay: Resource and RecommendationPeople often ask how I get my dragon figurines so shiny. The short answer is that I coat each dragon in a gloss varnish after baking. But that's not the whole answer. I've tried a number of different clay glazes over the years, and I've learned a lot about what I like and dislike about them. If you're interested in reading my thoughts about the different glazes that I've tried, as well as where to find them, you might find this information helpful. If you just want the TL;DR version, get this stuff, it's awesome.Glazing Polymer Clay: Resource and Recommendation4 months ago in Other More Like This
Before I get started, I'd like to state that I use water-based air-drying gloss glazes. My understanding is that oil-based glazes may end up eating into your clay, even if it's already been baked. Plus, cleanup for water-based glaze is soap and water - it doesn't get much easier than that. Now, let'