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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
for more information.
We're searching for even more great finds in every department. If there
is something that you can't live without, please get in touch
and We'll see what we can do.
Looking for something specific? Check the
page where there may be a direct link for you.
We want to let everyone know that the brand new Shades of Clay website
is very close to going to live.
It's been a long time coming but we wanted it to be beautiful and also
make it easy to navigate for everyone.
There will now be a blog where we can share so much more information
and instruction with you.
We will be encouraging you, our customers to share what you do through
a guest blog post. This way everyone can find out more about you and
what you create!
So please stay tuned........
We will be in the testing phase near ther end of May and we expect to
go live before June arrives.
There may be a short time when you won't have access but we will be
Looking for the Pardo translucent clay? Click
After much consideration we have decided not to carry the Jacquard
line of paints. This includes the Lumiere, Neopaque and Dye-na-flow
lines as well as the resists.
We loved these products and we know some of you do too so please get
them now while they are still available. They are going quickly.
We are updating the site as they sell out.
The exciter packs will still be availble as well as the PearlEx
and the Pinata Alcohol Inks of course.
Buy 10 of any combination of the paints and resists and save 15% until
they are GONE! (We will manually discount them once the order is
placed.)Exciter packs not included. Click
here for the paints pages.
We are making room for new products including the ICE Resin line and
Cold Enamels by Susan Lenart Kazmer.
Breil's new line of Silk Screens are
Enjoy a special introductory offer when you purchase all 8. Share them
with a friend or keep them all to yourself.
Find deals on most of our books and magazines. 50% off!
The new website is almost done and we're not taking the books with us
when we move (only virtually of course)
We will continue to carry the gorgeous Polymer Arts magazine and Helen
Breil's Shapes CD and her Ebooks too. (These are not discounted)
The deals are
Find the Pardo
Translucent by using the link below.
You can find it with the other Viva Decor products
Image courtesy of The Blue
Bottle tree You'll find lots of useful information from
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
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:
"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
Instructions for achieving a beautiful multi-colour effect, inspired
by silk Shibori ribbons
Click on the book for more
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.
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!
You can find the
latest issue of The Polymer Arts magazine
available in 2 different finishes. Semi-Gloss and
We've had some very favourable reviews when used on baked polymer
clay! You can find it
New tools like the
for rivets and the
and Cutter set
can found here
Find the latest
You'll find more new single colors in the Adirondack line plus supplies to use with your alcohol inks like
here. And last but not least, the
are on this page
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
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