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Artist // Professional // Artisan Crafts
  • Feb 26, 1997
  • United States
  • Deviant for 12 years
  • leahyao.com
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My Bio

Hello! I'm Leah, miniaturist and industrial designer.

WEBSITE: www.leahyao.com/

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/FatalPotato

YOUTUBE CHANNEL: www.youtube.com/channel/UCtlG6…

INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/fatalpotato


1. What brand of polymer clay do you use?

I use a few brands of regular polymer clay: Sculpey III, Premo!, and FIMO. I also use Translucent Liquid Sculpey (TLS) and Liquid FIMO, which are liquid clays.

2. What brand of chalk pastels do you use?

Nouvel Carre.

3. What tools do you use?

Toothpicks, needles, aluminum foil, old credit cards, several types of paintbrushes, a pasta machine, corn starch (for sticky clay), small circle cutters, and an exacto-knife.

4. How long does it take to make them?

Anywhere between 1 - 10 hours. Small/simple projects like ice cream cones and cupcakes usually take one hour. Large/complicated ones, such as fancy cakes and plates of food, almost always take over four hours.

5. Do you take commissions?

I am no longer taking commissions as I am pursuing other projects!

6. What camera do you use?

Nikon D5100 with a macro lens.

7. What lighting do you use?

Fluorescent camera lights for tutorials. Natural lighting for photos.

Favourite Visual Artist
Zdzisław Beksiński
Favourite Movies
Pan's Labyrinth, Edward Scissorhands, Falling Down, V for Vendetta, Harry Potter, The Devil Wears Prada, God of Cookery, Shaolin Soccer, Mean Girls....
Favourite TV Shows
30 Rock, Game of Thrones, Jeopardy!, Monk, Lost, Futurama, Parks and Recreation, The IT Crowd, Supersize VS. Superskinny, Arrested Development
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Agnes Obel, TOOL, Pomme, I:Scintilla, Slipknot, Rise Against, Versant, Shiny Toy Guns, Korn
Favourite Books
A Thousand Splendid Suns
Favourite Games
Other Interests
biomaterials, sustainable design, biophilic design, drawing, painting, my cat, ceramics, metal work, woodworking, surrealism, baking

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You're quite good at making food

i bought that hot dog and hamburger from you a while ago and loved them so much i decided to look you up . :)

Aww hello again!!! Many thanks for your kind comment– so happy to know that they are well loved. :))

wow, is your food arts real food?

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Happy birthday to you! :)
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