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Polymer Experiment Step by Step ~ Fragments of Time

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Hi guys, how have you been? Finally, a new blog post, woho! 
 I have ordered some ceramic decals from Etsy ( something new for me to play with, yay ) so I was super excited to start working with them. I made many errors but have learned a few things as well, that I will share with you.
So, here is my little polymer experiment. What I tried to achieve were small tiles that would look as made of stone or wood, with art images that seem to have faded with time, like the ones below. 

Below are my results ~ they took me about five hours to finish because they have many layers of paint and glaze and I had to let each layer dry.
I'm going to try to explain the process in a few very simple steps, if you want to give it a try.

Start with a sheet of polymer clay, I have used white Sculpey, about 1/3 inch thick, bake it according to the instructions on the package and while the clay is still warm, apply a coat of this ceramic glaze that will act as a glue for your decals.

 When applying th…