How to Create Textures and Impressions on Friendly Plastic
Here's an easy reference excerpt from Jana Ewy's Friendly Plastic Bible:
Texture and Impression Tools
I'll share more on mold making in a future post as it's so easy to do and really a nice way to expand the uses for Friendly Plastic sticks and pellets. I use a product called EasyMold from Eti which is a two part silicone mold that sets up very quickly.
Maybe your mind is spinning thinking of things you already have - rubber stamps? bobbins - they have a nice round texture, office supplies like paper clips, bobby pins? Think outside the box. Also, a grouping of like shapes is nice, for example and arrangement of paper clips will give you nice geometric abstract shapes with lines and circles. I encourage you to take the first 15 minutes of your creative time and just play with different shape arrangements.
We've put together a collection of videos that highlight these techniques. Which technique is your favorite?
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