Polymer clay covered egg

nicethymeDecember 3, 2008

Not eggsactly a mosaic but kinda! this is my 1st attempt at canework, its a hydrangea cane and I'm really eggcited about it!

The egg isn't great and has some flaws but I love it anyway!

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Calamity_J

OH MY!!! This is amazing NT!!! It is so decorative..like Easter eggs but at a different level, like you could display them all year round, just sitting in a bowl! My friend collects eggs made of stone that way and this would be right up my alley! Zowie!!!

    Bookmark   December 3, 2008 at 10:58AM
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cindiloo

Eggstraordinary!!

    Bookmark   December 3, 2008 at 2:29PM
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daisyme

What a piece of art! I LOVE the colors. Do you have an url you could share to show how this is done? I looked around but couldn't find one. GREAT job! I can't believe this is your first egg!

    Bookmark   December 3, 2008 at 3:30PM
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nicethyme

Hi Daisyme, the tutorial of this cane is here

Here is a link that might be useful: polymerclaycentral

    Bookmark   December 3, 2008 at 5:51PM
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daisyme

Thanks for the link! How fun! I enjoyed reading and seeing the pics. Isn't the internet wonderful?

    Bookmark   December 3, 2008 at 6:07PM
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katishooked

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW. First attempt huh?? Fantabulous.

Kathy

    Bookmark   December 3, 2008 at 6:37PM
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texaswild

Oh, just look at you and how you've progressed. I was always too lazy to make the canes. You've done a beautiful job. LOVE the egg. You gonna make a bunch of eggs? As I was dusting my egg collection the other day, I remembered the days of decorating eggs for my Christmas tree. I used beads. Egg art is another fun hobby mosaics ate up.

    Bookmark   December 4, 2008 at 9:42AM
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klinger

Gosh that's pretty, it's amazing it's made with clay. How clever. I've never really tried any clay work but this is sure tempting me,
Cindy

    Bookmark   December 4, 2008 at 10:21AM
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texasfern

Oh that is great! I haven't done the cane thing except to just run odds and ends together but I have been making some tiles for mosaics.
Great job.

    Bookmark   December 4, 2008 at 5:05PM
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nicethyme

Thank you all. The whole cane thing just fascinates me with all that tiny detail and I was so inspired by Chickeemama's canework and how beautiful it was - I had to try it.

Slow, an egg collection huh? maybe one day you could post us a pic? pretty please! lol

    Bookmark   December 6, 2008 at 10:47AM
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squirrellycanadian

I LOVE how that looks!! One of these days I'd like to try it. Thanks for the link!

    Bookmark   December 7, 2008 at 7:00PM
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cait1

That is AMAZING!! I love it!

    Bookmark   December 15, 2008 at 9:03AM
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