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Leaf Tutorial by Glori305 Leaf Tutorial by Glori305
Tutorial on how to make a leaf can from polymer clay.

These have been submitted to :iconrockstarvanity: for her tutorial translation project, [link] link to the translated tutorials. Both :iconmyrthilla: and :iconjacquijax: Have translated my tutorials.

In Czech [link]

En Espanol [link] (hope I spelled that right, high school spanish was a looooong time ago!)

My skinner blend tutorial [link]

For anyone who saw the period when I took the english version of this down, `Kitten-of-Woe featured me as artisan of the month, which made me feel pretty snarky about taking some of my tutorials down, so they are back up now.

~Nadia1956 has used this to make earrings
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Nadia1956 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2009
It's OK, I've printed the Czech translation, I'm familiar with the language! I'll let you know about the outcome as soon as I bake my first leaf! :hug:
Glori305 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2009
Thanks, sorry you got hit with the tutorials being taken down.
Nadia1956 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2009
Hmmm... I'm confused... I'd :+fav;ed your tutorial a while ago, this evening I decided to print it and give it a try during the weekend and... surprise! No tutorial! I did not find it on The Global Tutorials Project either... :no: Now I'll have to test my bettered memory and see what I can remember from the one reading I had weeks ago...
RockstarVanity Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008  Professional Photographer
This tutorial has been translated into Czech by ~Myrthilla and part of the Global Tutorials Project --> [link]
JacquiJax Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2008
Translation to spanish: [link]
paloma-luna Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2008
Another great tutorial!
My polymer clay knowledge is increasing :D
MissDookia Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2007
It's awesome-looking.....gonna have to check out yoor other stuff....

But what type of cane? The type you walk with? Candy cane? Is it a type of material?? *a bit dumb and unenlightened.....;)*

I wanna eatit.....I wish Pillsbury would make cookie rolls shaped like leaves like the cane thingy in the final picture.....

*wants a leeeeeaaaaaf.....wants to eaaaaat it,,,,,,Is polymer clay edible or too plasticky-tasting? Or'll it make me sick??*
Glori305 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2007
They are polymer clay canes (you can do this with cookie dough, but you have to keep it well chilled)

You slice paper thin slices off to make designs, this one was made with a 5 petal flower cane, 2 leaf canes, and 2 butterfly wing canes (one for the top wing, one for the bottom) [link] all applied to a blue background.

I use Premo! clay mostly, but there are several brands and most any hobby store carries them.
MissDookia Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2007
Why do they call them canes? The finished products barely look like canes (as in the type you walk with, or candy canes), even though they're awesome.....

And the quote in yoor signiature's amusing. ^_^;;;;
Glori305 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2007
Thanks on the siggy quote.

They are coppied from a technique of italian glass makers, and the original term from the glass makers was canes....beyond that, I don't know why they are called canes.
floobity Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2008
It's from 'milllaflora cane'. Millaflora is 'small flower' and it's a cane before you cut it up.
My head is full of stupid facts but usually never useful :shrug:

This is well made though! You made it look easy enough without too much fuss.

Glori305 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2008
daveizoid Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2007   Traditional Artist
That is really cool. I defiantly have to try this.
Glori305 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2007
Glad I could help.
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