Friday, October 31, 2014

The Little Supermarket - Shopping / Grocery Basket & Food in Miniature - Polymer Clay 1/12th Scale Tutorial

A miniature shopping basket I made of wire, with tiny groceries inside!

The miniature food printable is below : ) 

Follow along with the video tutorial below, or on my youtube channel :

Materials Used________________

Wire Form - Mesh Wire
White Cardstock Paper
Scotch Tape
Paper & Pen / Pencil
Needle Nose Pliers
Wire (22 gauge)
Wire Cutters
Exacto Knife / Blade
Clear Plastic Wrap
Drawing / Chalk Pastels
Acrylic Paint: Green - Red - Orange - Purple
Needle Tool
Ball Tool / Dotting Tool
White Gel Pen
Aluminum Foil
Tiny Rocks / Brown Craft Sand - Mixed into mini fake bread @ Hobby Lobby
Miniature Cattails - Mini fake plants / Moss
String / Twine

Polymer Clay Colors________________

You can find polymer clay at craft stores.

Cashews: Tan - White - Translucent Clay Mixture
Almonds: Tan - White - Light Yellow / Brown Clay Mixture
Carrots: Translucent Clay
English Muffins: Tan - Yellow - White - Translucent Clay Mixture
Raisins: Dark Purple Clay
Cherry Tomatoes: Red & Green Clay
Salad: Green, Deep Purple & Translucent Clay
Kale: Dark Green Clay
Salmon: Orange - Light Pink - Translucent Clay
Multigrain Bread: Brown - Yellow - Translucent Clay


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    I'm a huge fan of your work I also make miniature stuff too but I haven't blogged about them yet. I must say this miniature shopping basket is my all time favourite I'm planning to recreate this. Thank you sooo much for sharing I've always wanted to make a miniature shopping basket so it's a dream come true. Hope you keep us posted with your new creationsXXXX

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