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Polymer clay is a relative newcomer to the world of craft materials. Although it looks and feels like pottery clay, polymer clay does not require a super-hot kiln: when you’re done molding your object, you can just pop it in your home oven, and it will harden in about 30 minutes!

Whether you’re just getting your feet wet with polymer clay or you’ve got some experience under your belt, the book Polymer Clay Master Class could be great inspiration to bring your craft to the next level. Here’s a description:

Polymer Clay Master Class offers you a close-up look at the creative processes of eleven acclaimed polymer clay artists as they share their expertise with one another and you. In five lessons with sixteen guided projects, you will gain an understanding of the polymer clay skills you’ve always wanted to master.

Giveaway:

We are giving away three copies of Polymer Clay Master Class! It’s a 24 hour giveaway, starting Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 8am PST, ending Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7:59am PST. To enter, all you need to do is comment on this blog post. Easy peasy. Good luck!

This is a sponsored post.

Laura Cochrane

I’m an editor at MAKE and CRAFT. I like hiking, biking, and etymology.


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  1. Shel says:

    I’ve always wanted to master polymer clay. For done reason it in the one medium that intimidates me slightly.

  2. Yee Kuit says:

    I’ve only recently taken up modelling with polymer clay and it’s brilliant. I never realised how diverse it could be :)

  3. Lynda says:

    Oh! I would love a copy of that book. Thanks for the giveaway!

  4. Janet says:

    Gorgeous cover! Would live to learn to work polymer clay.

  5. Count me in!! I’ve never worked with it but always wanted to give it a try. Thanks!

  6. Lindsay P says:

    You had me at polymer clay! I’ve just started exploring the Polymer Clay Cookbook, so this book would be the perfect next step in my new hobby.

  7. Yacine says:

    A copy of this would be awesome! Applying from France, I hope it’s ok.

  8. Kallie says:

    I love working in polymer clay! I’ve made many ornaments for friends and family.

  9. Mila says:

    I am a newcomer to polymer clay and this book would be super helpful in giving me the push I need! It looks amazing!

  10. Kenners says:

    I’m pretty new to polymer clay and struggling to get inspired past the basics so this book sounds perfect.

  11. LC Cougs says:

    This could be a great activity addition to our camp program activities – I’d love a copy!

  12. Tim says:

    always hard to find books that aren’t unnecessarily filled with the basic…

  13. I’d love to get more tips on how to use polymer clay better!

  14. Vivian says:

    I am amazed at how many different things one can do with polymer clay! I love all of the possibilities!

    And thanks for the opportunity to win the book! How delightful that would be!

  15. Britters says:

    This is such a fascinating medium. Just got done watching Adam Thomas Rees that does cane. It’s amazing!

  16. Tressie says:

    Pick me! I make jewelry and I’ve been using polymer clay to make a few things for family and friends. Everything I know is from blogs and Internet searching. It would be great to have a book like this.

  17. Svenja says:

    Great book. I really like to try out working with polymer clay.

  18. MaryAnn says:

    A copy of this book would be inspiring to try this craft.

  19. Debbie says:

    Would love to learn about this

  20. Melanie says:

    I’ve been wanting to explore polymer clay to make my own buttons and beads. Thanks for the giveaway!

  21. yulia says:

    Nice book!

  22. christine says:

    This. I want to make my own beads.

  23. Helen Madden says:

    Fantastic! I love polymer clay. I will have to put this one on my wish list.

  24. Cira says:

    Would love to win this book! :)

  25. Brig says:

    Count me in!

  26. Lynne Donovan says:

    I like to incorporate poymer clay into my crocheted items – hand made buttons, etc. this book would be inspirationaly and tutorial!

  27. ☆ Danila says:

    Great giveaway! I love working with polymer clay :)

  28. Emma Todd says:

    It’s my medium of choice and I would love to add this to the reference library in my home studio. Thanks for the chance

  29. Margo says:

    I adore polymer clay, and this looks like a great book!

  30. Elissa says:

    Looks like a fantastic book. Want.

  31. Tom M. says:

    I have an idea for making a custom chess set. I even bought three of the small pacakages of Fimo in different colors to experiment and get started. Trouble is I’m chicken; I’ve had those packages unopened for about 3 months now. Seeing this post might just get me started.

  32. Kimi T says:

    I can’t wait to get my hands on this book and be inspired. Love it!

  33. Maryanne Sango Shanley says:

    Beautiful examples of the work, very inspiring.

  34. Dharti says:

    Would LOVE to read this book!!! It seems like the perfect to kick me out of my little rut.

  35. jjmcgaffey says:

    Looks neat! I’d love to know more – my skills are pretty minimal. I like the mood head statue.

  36. Cindy says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! *Fingers crossed*

  37. I’ve seen so many adorable polymer clay projects I’ve wanted to try! It looks so fun :)

  38. Lena says:

    Could the book be shipped to Germany?

  39. Art-by-Ana says:

    Oooh, I would love a copy of this book! I have wanted to learn this for a long time now!
    This could be perfect timing.

  40. Michele Conroy says:

    I would love to be entered into the draw to win this boom!

  41. Andrew says:

    Looks like a cool book, and would be fun to learn the craft.

  42. mamahow says:

    clay figure is always a adorable handcraft, i want to try if there’s more interesting examples.

  43. Sarah says:

    I would love a copy!

  44. Ronn says:

    Love doing crafts with clay. This looks like a very inspirational read.

  45. Karen says:

    Really intriguing cover photos — I’d like to learn more about this medium.

  46. Kathleen says:

    I have been wanting to learn how to use this product. I would love this book! Thanks for the opportunity.

  47. Bill Kelly says:

    Cool

  48. I love working with my hands, and improving my modeling skills would be great!

  49. robin gingerich says:

    Thanks to the give-a-way!

  50. Bruce Sorge says:

    Cool.

  51. David Graves says:

    Can’t wait to check out this book!

  52. Cecile says:

    I’d love to give this book a try! Thanks for the opportunity.

  53. Marla says:

    I love working with polymer clay! I made our wedding cake topper out of it, but would always love to learn new things!!! Thanks for the entry!

  54. Ross says:

    I’ve never felt artistic enough to do things like this, but my daughter is a completely different story and if it can be used as a fabrication material i’m interested for my own reasons.

  55. Chris says:

    Oh…thinking of the things I would make….

  56. Ben says:

    Polymetric Polymers Please.

  57. Jess says:

    I would love to check this out – started using polymer clay to make materials for jewelry over christmas and could use some more in-depth advice!

  58. Mouseymice says:

    I’m relatively new to polymer clay, and am super excited to get off the ground!

  59. Tim S. says:

    Nice! Make always comes up with cool stuff, right from the firsst issue (which I keep very safe)

  60. That stuff looks pretty cool. I had never heard of it before.

  61. Faith Leduc says:

    My son clued me in to this give away. He know what I like and I like Polymer Clay! I will continue to explore the world and possibilities of polymer clay figures, jewelry, sculptures, will take a long time but well worth the effort
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  62. Perla Serrato says:

    The books sounds amazing! There must be some really cool techniques that I can learn!

  63. Donna W. says:

    This book looks amazing and would be a great win for someone like me who is new to crafting!

  64. Whitney S says:

    I’m always excited for new things to try with polymer clay.

  65. Vaudesir says:

    Polymer Clay! The only reason to use a pasta machine…

  66. Tess H says:

    It’s been a long time since I’ve gotten to play with polymer clay… so many fun things to do with it! Looks like a great book…

  67. Nikky says:

    Lovely blog! I would enjoy that book and finally start hobby that i want for ,ong time.

  68. Red Wolf says:

    Shiny!

  69. Elizabeth Smith says:

    Oh my! I want this so badly!

  70. Raven Childers says:

    Oh my! That looks like something awesome to try!

  71. Kimberley says:

    oh i hope is not too late to enter I would love this book I’ve just taken up polymer clay as a new craft and would LOVE the help :-)

  72. I just got started with polymer clay. Would love to have this book. Sounds perfect.

  73. Joao says:

    an ancient technique revived

  74. melimo says:

    Ohh yay! A book about polymer clay :) To win, would make my day! I love you :) Thanks for offering such an awesome book. Goodluck to all!!!! Cheers :)

  75. gary fong says:

    Looks pretty neat. I have some old books on polymer clay. Would love to have something more modern.

  76. jeffmason says:

    Nice timing. I’m about to do a polymer clay activity with my students.

  77. Debra says:

    Beautiful projects on the cover!

  78. NicoleT says:

    Yes please!

  79. Christy H. says:

    I would love to learn how to do this!

  80. Jeannie says:

    I would LOVE to win!!! I love doing my polymer clay.Please pick me…

  81. Reed Keyes says:

    yet another medium with which to make stuff :)

  82. Jonathan says:

    I love Make and I love clay… thanks for the swag

  83. Amanda says:

    Thank you for posting this giveaway. :)

  84. Jamie Thornton says:

    It would be coll to win a book about this craft!

  85. jessprocter8 says:

    I would love to learn how to use polymer clay and this book looks amazing :)

  86. Keeta Easton says:

    I used to make jewelry out of clay. I want to get started again and I believe the book would be a greater starter tool.

  87. Sooz says:

    Ooh yes please.

  88. jaywgraves says:

    Looks very cool.

  89. Etta Westerheide says:

    I love the look of polymer clay items snd would love a copy of the book! !!

  90. Jon s says:

    Polymer clay is awesome but tricky.

  91. Karen Zumbrun says:

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  92. mrx says:

    my middle name is clay

  93. Abeer M. says:

    I love the look of polymer clay items and would love a copy of the book!

  94. Ooou, I love polymer clay! :)

  95. Joanne Kreil says:

    I would love to win this book. My collection of craft books were all lost.

  96. cakeinyoureye says:

    This looks super fun! I have a stash of clay just waiting to be mastered!!!

  97. Atsugi says:

    Tried polymer clay several times, my craft went childishly. I’d love to try again with this book!
    Applied from Japan, I hope it’s ok :)

  98. Phil says:

    Polymer clay is amazing! I’d love to learn more!

  99. Anna says:

    My daughter and I would love this, as we’ve had fun with polymer clay so far!

  100. kaye says:

    Polymer clay is fun.

  101. Dale Spotswood says:

    Am I wrong i thinking this was posted after the deadline?

  102. Rebecca says:

    Ooooo, this would be great for my Sunday School lessons!

  103. MC says:

    This would be so much fun, thanks for the chance!

  104. Scott Thisse says:

    (It appears your dates are off by one.) This looks like a must have resource for the avid maker. My current reference for modling s Thurston James’ “The Prop Builder’s Modlings & Casting Handbook”, but it’s now pretty dated since it was written in 1989.

  105. Ken says:

    I would love to win one to give to my wife :-)

  106. melbus says:

    I’ve always been interested in working with clay. Getting this book would be a great asset to learning more about the craft.

  107. Kat says:

    The projects on the cover look so good!

  108. Natalie H says:

    yay for MAKE and for polymer clay!

  109. Kim Monroe says:

    This polymer clay junkie needs this book!

  110. misstooky says:

    i’ve always wanted to try something with clay!

  111. eeee! I like clay. I want to learn clay!

  112. Iris Mishly says:

    Thank you very much, I will be more then happy to receive a copy. I love your site and love to find polymer clay related links and link it to my blog too :)

  113. Janine says:

    I have always wanted to know what other things I can make with polymer clay! I made a cute little dragon.

  114. Rachel T says:

    Love polymer clay … Looks like a great book :-)

  115. Lacey says:

    I’d love love love to win that book!

  116. MelodyJ says:

    I want to get back into polymer clay.

  117. Not only has polymer clay found its way into a few of my craft projects but it has saved my behind on a few of my daughter’s science projects!

  118. Mad says:

    I would love to win this! I can’t do anything more clever than marbled blobs at the moment.

  119. dreampassion says:

    I have the materials but no book. This is a great chance! Thank you:)

  120. Régina says:

    this book would certainly encourage my daughter to take up this craft again!

  121. Ellen M. says:

    My daughter loves to work with polymer clay. This would be a great surprise for her! Many thanks!

  122. dixielynn52 says:

    This looks like a book I truly need. I am just starting out with polymerclay. This would be a great asset and one I could share with my daughters

  123. Karece says:

    I would love to own this book. It looks awesome.

  124. I love to make people happy! And I do that with my polymer clay when I make there portraits. This book would give me more idea’s to bring more smiles so yes I would love to win it…. Thanks Sharie

  125. Juli Fowler says:

    A great medium!

  126. Yes please! Would love to learn and make this my next hobby!!!!

  127. Laurie says:

    My daughters and I have enjoyed using polymer clay since they were very young – would love to take our polymer crafting to the next level! Thank you!

  128. Cinda says:

    Love Love Love working with my hands. If I’m not doing something….I feel lost!

  129. Melanie B. says:

    I love working with Polymer clay and I would love the opportunity to take my craft to the next level.

  130. I would love to win this, I want to get into sculpting.

  131. craftcre8r says:

    This is an art I would truly love to embark upon. Perhaps I’ll win the book to give me a start.

  132. TJ says:

    I’ve really enjoyed working with polymer clay. It is an amazing medium. I have learned a lot but could not imagine how much I could learn with the information in Polymer Clay Master Class. Good luck to the other entrants!

  133. Cindie says:

    I have a ton of clay just sitting there waiting for a snowy day & some inspiration. I have the snow, bring on the inspiration.

  134. Cheryl says:

    This would be a perfect gift for my teen daughter who has great interest in the clay world. Thanks for the entry opportunity:)

  135. Deborah Herman says:

    It seems as though I might really enjoy learning polymer clay. I hope to win the book.

  136. samsstuff says:

    I’ve just started with making beads, I’d love to learn more :)

  137. Savil says:

    I’ve never worked with polymer clay, but always wanted to try. Thanks!

  138. just got a book by donna kato from ebay this would make a great addition can’t wait to get started

  139. Roxanne says:

    Wow, what a sweet giveaway. This would help me a ton with my business.

  140. Shawnty says:

    I will probably buy this book, but would love to win it:) Thanks for the opportunity

  141. Lorraine C says:

    I love Polymer clay. This would be a great book to have. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  142. I have a friend who’s hard-pressed financially–she makes a little bit of money by selling her polymer clay pieces by the side of the road. It would be a godsend for her to have this book, ad I wouldbe honored to b the one to get it to her

  143. Johanna Wood says:

    Cool, I would love that book.

  144. Audrey says:

    I would love to learn how to use polymer clay for more than just beads!

  145. Cookie17 says:

    Sure would love have this book,I love clay Can’t do lot things on crafting but can make couple thing’s book would help learn lot more lol Thank’s

  146. jbirren says:

    Pick me pick me! :) I used to love doing stuff with polymer clay but got out of the habit; I need a new habit hahaha Thanks for the giveaway!

  147. Patti Carroll says:

    After listening to the Webinar last night, oh how I would love to win this book. Thanks!

  148. I always think, that I’ve already seen all of polymer clay. would love to win this book, to know that I’m wrong :)

  149. Petrina Battaglia says:

    I have been beading for years and have taken a real interest in working with polymer clay. I can’t wait to “get my hands dirty.” Would love to have this book!

  150. Susan says:

    I have only recently started using polymer clay – what a magnificent material. A thousand thank yous to the maker.

  151. Bishop says:

    I need to take my clay skillz to the next level. This book would help. Thanks.

  152. bzydzylzy says:

    PICK ME! PICK ME! I inherited a TON of doll molds and elaborate doll making material, beads, sequence, fabrics, etc.,,all perfectly, carefully stored since the 1930′s! I have a unique doll idea, but no kiln which led me to the idea of using polymer clay; This book would surely advance my knowledge, ideas and creativity…I would LOVE, LOVE to have it!

  153. pam f. says:

    Who wouldn’t want to have this book? It looks great.

  154. Rebecca Atwood says:

    I love polymer clay! Would love to try some new ideas.

  155. Judi Dalton says:

    Love the look of it!

  156. Christine Colley says:

    Polymer clay is a very versitile medium. I would love the book! Thanks for the chance to win.

  157. Gina Simone says:

    I’m definitely in need of a hobby and would love to learn how to do this without paying an arm and a leg for classes! I would love to win this!