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Welcome to Shades of Clay! .... a Canadian resource for mixed media and polymer artists. We stock an eclectic range of art and craft supplies and ship world wide; see our shipping page for more information.

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 We have had a few queries about gift certificates for the holiday season (that is  fast approaching apparently)
While I'm sorting that out, I have another suggestion and it is espcecially handy for those of us that have spouses that could use some really big hints!
 Here is a simple graphic you can copy and paste along with the link and send  in an email or just send them back here and have them click of the gift for you!


Polymer Clay Adventure 2015
An entire year of Classes, tutorials and fun with 22 teachers from around the globe and you don't even have to leave your home to get there!
Polymer Clay Adventure 2015

Click here to get them the gift that they really want!






Kroma
Crackle has arrived!
You can find it here


Kroma Crackle Sample Grid



 

A Year Long Virtual Retreat!
WOW!
Have you ever wanted to take a class or a workshop with your favourite polymer clay artist but it was just too far away or the date was all wrong?
This could be be what you've been waiting for!
The Polymer Clay Adventure Virtual Retreat!
22 polymer clay greats have teamed up (with the help of Ilysa and Kira) to bring you a year long retreat that you can enjoy from your craft room or studio.  No need to pack your bags because everything is right where you need it to be already!
Check it out here:
Don't wait too long......The first 100 sign ups starting today will receive a wonderful goody bag!
Polymer Clay Adventure Virtual Retreat 2015







Here is what's new this week!
Shades of Clay new products Fall 2014


1. 5 New Texture Mats from Best Flexible Molds
2. Polyform's New Hollow Bead Maker
3. The Fall issue of The Polymer Arts magazine
4. Souffle Multipack.  This is great way to try it if you haven't already
5.New graduated cutters from Polyform
6. More gorgeous new end caps to fit 5mm cord



 NEW!
Almond Bezels and More CJM013 CaBezel Mold
"Almond Bezels and More
"  This one is designed to go with Best Flexible's "Almond Cabs and More"
Many of you have been creating the cabochons with Penni Jo's molds for years.  Now you have the option of creating perfectly matching bezels to compliment them..



Now available through Shades of Clay
Helen Breil's Newest E Book
Fan Fold Designs PDF mini eBook
Click to Buy
(52 pages, 150 photos) $15 CAD

E Book Features:
Suitable for all skill levels
Instructions for 7 designs & 1 surface technique as shown in this slideshow
Instructions for achieving a beautiful multi-colour effect, inspired by silk Shibori ribbons


Click on the book for more information

Helen Breil Fan Fold Designs mini e book





New product from Polyform for 2014!


Be one of the first to try this new kit. It includes everything you need to get started including some really pretty designs.
Click here
Polyform Sculpey Silk Screen Kit metallic



Take a look at some of the newest products we've added. We're building up the alcohol ink supplies for all of you AI's out there.  We've added a few more useful tools and of course , more jewelry findings.  We're adding gold plated findings now but remember, if the finish isn't the color you're looking for, change it with inks or something else you may already have in your arsenal. There are NO rules!
Go forth and create!



Collage of New Products July 2014


You can find the latest issue of The Polymer Arts magazine SUMMER 2014 here


Final Coat
available in 2 different finishes. Semi-Gloss and Low-Gloss
We've had some very favourable reviews when used on baked polymer clay! You can find it
here
 

New tools like the
Center Punch for rivets and the Makin's Roller and Cutter set can found here
Find the latest
Jewelry findings here.
You'll find more new single colors in the Adirondack line plus supplies to use with your alcohol inks like
Pipettes and Cardstock here.  And last but not least, the Zentangle markers are on this page here.
That's it for now.  We're still working on getting the Pebeo Fantasy line as well!

 


The new website is still underway.  It's a labour of love to say the least. We're working hard to make sure that your shopping experience will be a pleasant one. .In the meantime,  your patience with this site is appreciated as updating it is now giving us grief at times (not always allowing us to upload new images, hence the empty squares)
The new website will be streamlined and it will also have a blog attached for an easy way to share ideas and talk about new items and everything else that's relevant to our creative journeys.
Thank you so much for letting Shades of Clay be an important part of that journey.





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We are the Canadian distributor for PYM II PYMll Acrylic Sealant
   

Dragon's Breath SamplerTwo new textures from The Art of My Clay; shown here "Dragon's Breath"

Crest All-in-One CaBezel by WendyNew All-in-One CaBezels
Three New Designs to choose from
Shown here  is "Crest"



Frenzy Magic Mushroom and Indian SummerIntroducing a new line of textures from Pixie Art.



 Seamless Nylon Cutters in eight different shapes. No seams, strong and heat resistant. Complete with storage case.










Rounded Square ExampleNew concept in CaBezels. Called All-in-One these molds create your cabochon and bezel all in one step!
Three new designs available now.

See Wendy's new instructional video!






New designs and old favorites too from Wendy's The Art of My Clay textures. Shown here, Entwined texture made "ancient" with gilders paste and alcohol inks.












Newest Releases

Free Form FandangleHelen Breil's latest tutorial!

Free Form Fandangle
A fun beginner and intermediate project with lots of possibilities all in Helen's inimitable style.