DIY Sherlock Polymer Clay Charm for Sherlock Fans – A GeekyMcFangirl Tutorial

DIY Sherlock Polymer Clay Charm for Sherlock Fans – A GeekyMcFangirl Tutorial


Hi, everybody, it’s Amy from CraftyMcFangirl.com and today we’re going to make a polymer
clay charm inspired by the BBC series, Sherlock. All of the materials for this project are linked in the description below the video both on YouTube and at CraftyMcFangirl.com You will need black polymer clay dark blue clay and light flesh colored clay clay tools and a cutting blade An eye pin, jump ring and lobster clasp jewelry making tools black paint and a gloss sealant Start by finding a reference for your Sherlock
character online Roll out a small oval of light flesh colored
clay for Sherlock’s head. Push the eye pin through the head and reshape
it. Next, use small snakes of black clay to create
Sherlock’s hair Refer to your reference photo to get the hairstyle. Form a black cylinder of clay for Sherlock’s
body. Make an indentation where the head will attach make a thin snake of blue clay and roll it
flat. Then trim the sides to create Sherlock’s
scarf. Flatten a small piece of black clay and cut
a strip to create the turned up collar of Sherlock’s
jacket. Now it’s time to assemble your charm. Slide the body onto the eye pin Wrap the scarf around the neck of the figure Then attach the collar on top of the scarf. Use you fingers or clay tools to smooth the
figure. Bake according to the instructions on your
clay package Baking time and temperature will vary by clay brand and the size of your project. Once your charm is baked and cooled, add two black dots of acrylic paint for eyes. Once the black paint has dried, add a coat of gloss glaze to your Sherlock charm. Once the gloss has dried completely, the final step is to add a jump ring and a
lobster clasp. And your project is done. Your Sherlock charm is ready to attach to your backpack or purse. Thanks for joining me for today’s project I decided to put my Sherlock charm right here on my purse If you do this project, leave a comment below and let me know what you do with your charm.

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