Mica Leaf Tutorial

Mica Leaf Tutorial

USD $12.00

(12 customer reviews)

In the autumn the leaves turn colors and fall from the trees, bringing new awareness to their beautiful textures. And in the spring, the new leaves and flowers inspire us after a long dreary winter. What can we do with these leaves and flower petals? Use them with your polymer clay, of course! This tutorial shows how to make a pendant from polymer clay, mica powder (such as Pearl-Ex or even eye shadow) and leaves. You can color the pendant any way you like, using the shimmery mica to bring richness to the textures.

This tutorial is a great way to learn the process of creating a pendant from polymer clay. Learn tricks for working neatly, how to create a bail to hang your pendant, and how to make the pendant look finished.

More Information

The Mica Leaf Tutorial is nearly 30 pages long and contains 45 photographs.

What to Expect

After purchase, you’ll have instant access to the class framework. There you will find the following:
  • A link to download the PDF tutorial.
  • Materials listing
  • Resources (including worldwide suppliers)
  • An example gallery
  • A forum where you can upload your photo (and see what others have created)
  • A questions and discussion section.
The tutorial is a professionally formatted PDF document that’s easily viewed on your computer, laptop, phone, or other device. My tutorials and courses include a table of contents, lots of tips and tricks, and a resource section where you can find supplies. Your purchase includes full customer support to help you enjoy your tutorial. Text and images in this tutorial are Copyright © 2023 by Ginger Davis Allman, of The Blue Bottle Tree, all rights reserved. That means you can’t share this tutorial’s PDF, teach or give it to friends, post the file or contents online, or sell it, etc. However, your creations are always yours to sell, share, and enjoy as you desire. I always appreciate credit and a shout-out whenever possible. Thank you!

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12 reviews for Mica Leaf Tutorial

  1. SpringfieldWoman

    This was fun! I’m a beginning beginner and still made a pendant I was happy with. The instructions were clear and well-illustrated with photos. The tutorial for this small project makes beautiful results accessible to anyone and it’s a wonderful introduction to the fun and satisfaction we can have playing with poly clay.

  2. Robin

    This tutorial did not disappoint! Ginger does a fabulous job explaining the process in detail. I find the clear photographs inspiring as well as helpful. I highly recommend this tutorial!

  3. martymcgraw

    This is a terrific tutorial that is easy to follow, with great results!

  4. ginschild

    I love this tutorial. I find myself looking at leaves differently now, wondering if they would work well in this tutorial. The tutorial is easy to understand and the end results are beautiful.

  5. Cynthia Gougian

    I love this tutorial! It’s broken down into clear, easy to understand steps. As always, Ginger gives lots of hints and tips for finishing. This ensures you get professional results. It’s a perfect project for when you need a quick gift!

  6. Carrie Hoch

    It’s not often someone comes across a tutorial that makes little idea-sparks fly in their head… but this is one of them.
    I found Ginger’s tutorial to be clean, concise and oh-so-inspirational. (also a great way to practice applying mica powders, because MY what a mess I make with those!)
    The descriptions coupled with her photos make for an easy to follow tutorial. If anything, I would call this a Gateway Tutorial.
    I got a little taste of her work, and I just had to go for more!

  7. Ruth Brown

    This tutorial arrived at the exact time that I wanted to do an autumnal piece featuring fall leaves. My earlier efforts turned out badly, but your tutorial allowed me to produce a lovely pendant. Mica powders proved to be one of the missing links to success, so much so that I also made leaf earrings to go with the pendant. Then I made a bracelet, as part of the set. I have lost track of the number of compliments I’ve received. Thank you so much for a rewarding experience.

  8. Carol Wilson

    This was my first tutorial from the Blue Bottle Tree and I loved it. It taught me so much about using mica powders and using natural objects to create a design or pattern. I’ve used it many times. My close friend, Nancy, liked my first pendant so much that she bought it on the spot!

  9. Rosy Simpson

    Thank you for all that you do to help those of us who don’t know how to do the tests on different items. I have several of your lessons and love how clear and easy to do they are. I really like the way you do your sea glass. I also have a bracelet piece you made and am very pleased with it. I was able to make a easy bracelet with it. love your newsletter and hope you will keep up the good work,

  10. Debbie

    These pendants are so much fun to make and the choices of leaves and color make each piece unique. Ginger … I’ve thanked you via email and I truly appreciate all the interest you’ve shown … thank you once again for a marvelous tutorial!!!

  11. Feree M.

    Hello and thanks a million for being a great help for me. You are one of the few artists I know that always are ready and willing to help other artists. Before I downloaded your tutorial, I asked you for help few occasions! Whan I had problem with my polymer clay bowl
    And cracking problem, I turn to you! And that is only one of few times. In short any time I needed help you were there for me.
    And when I wanted to perfect my tecnique of designing with real leaf, I downloaded your tutorial and it was wonderful. I made few items and they all look good.
    Thank you again for being such a generous sharing artist. Feree

  12. Dawsie

    Wow thank you so much Ginger 🙂 I have just downloaded and had a read and can not wait to give it a go 🙂 just like your other tutorials that I have bought from you in the past this is well written and laid out and easy to follow the instructions 🙂
    You have out done yourself with this tutorial 🙂 l love the designs that you have shower and I can not wait to try them out on the flowers of my garden 🙂
    Thank you for the inspirations found in this tutorial 🙂

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