* Polymer Clay - Orange, leaf green, white, red, yellow, black
* Fine Hobby or Beading Wire
* 3/16 inch Kemper Flower Cutter
* Lycopodium for Carrot Tops
* X-acto Knife
* Polymer Compound Resin ( 2-part kit such as Envirotex-lite)
* Paper Cup, Stirring Sticks and Toothpicks
* Cooking Pot
* Cutting Board
* Canning Jars
* Small Knife
* Fimo Matte Lacquer
* 527 Multi-purpose Cement
Bunch of Carrots:
Roll a small piece of orange polymer clay into a ball, then into a teardrop shape on a flat surface. Taper one end to a point with fingertip. Score around carrot with blunt edge of X-acto blade. Next, dip a 2 inch piece of hobby or beading wire in glue and insert into blunt end of carrot. Make three to five carrots in this manner. Bake and allow to cool. Group carrots together and hold firmly while twisting extended wires together. Trim wire to 1/2 inch then glue a piece of lycopodium to the top.
Carrots for pot and jars:
Roll a small piece of orange polymer clay into a teardrop shape and score as above with X-acto knife. Each carrot piece should be should be no larger than 1/4 inch. The amount of carrots to make will depend on the width of your cooking pot and the quantity of canning jars you intend to fill.
Optional Materials for additional projects:
* Transparent Dyes for Resin - various colors
* Polymer Clay - various colors
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Note: All vegetables for this project may be formed at one time, then baked in your home oven or toaster oven at a temperature of 250 to 300 degrees for 10 minutes.
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