How to make a Polymer Clay Sheep

We are going to teach you how to make a polymer clay sheep. The process is not hard only a little time consuming because you need to texture the sheep’s wool. However this project takes no more than 30 minutes and the outcome is very satisfying!

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Prepare these colors for a start. As this is going to be made into a keychain, we prepare an eye pin as well.

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Make a line in 1/4 of the bisque color clay as show above picture. This is going to be the face of the sheep.

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So it looks like this

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Next, flatten the white clay and make it slightly bigger than the sheep’s head so it can be wrapped around as wool.

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This is about the size

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Wrap it at the back of the sheep’s head.

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Use any tool with pointy head to create swirl texture for the wool. Be really gentle so you don’t accidentally distort the head of the sheep. I’m using a compass.

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Once you’re finish, you can insert the eye pin and it should looks like this.

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Next we’ll do the ears. Create a small sphere.

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Make the sphere into a leaf shape, then use a tool with pointy head (above picture is a compass) or a toothpick, and press lightly on the leaf shape.

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Make a pair of these

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… And attach them to the sheep’s head

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These are for the horns

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Press a knife lightly onto the shape and make a “ring” around. You can continuously make 3 or 4 rings.

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Fold the pointy part inwards, and curl it to looks like a snail shell. Make a pair or these

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Attached the horns to the head above the ears

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Make 2 very small black sphere, and glue it on the head as eyes, then poke 2 tiny holds as nose and make a smiley face and this is how you make a polymer clay sheep’s head!

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Then take the remaining white clay, make it to a sphere and texture it as how you texture the wool. This is going to be it’s body.

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Attach the body and the sheep is ready to go to the oven

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And tadaaaa… this is how it looks like after it’s baked.

The Floor is yours…
Have you try to make a polymer clay sheep or any other cute animals?  Please leave a comment below and share your claying experience with the community.

 

 

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  1. fama denney Reply

    awesome so cute !!!! i would learn how to make a polymer clay sheep …

    • Malaysia Clay Art Reply

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