Polymer clay unicorn tutorial

Mug with polymer clay decor: The Unicorn. Video and photo tutorial on modeling polymer clay decor.


Mug with polymer clay decor: The Unicorn

Polymer clay unicorn tutorial: Sculpting the little Unicorn’s body

Roll the sausage out of white polymer clay and flatten it around the edges of the mug, slightly stretching the neck. Excess on the neck can be cut off with a knife.

1. Polymer clay unicorn tutorial: Sculpting Unicorn’s body

Polymer clay unicorn tutorial: Unicorn head sculpting

We roll the ball. After we press the ball down a little. Pull the part a little and press it to the mug along the edges. Hooking to the neck.

2. Polymer clay unicorn tutorial: Unicorn head sculpting

Make a long indentation on the nose with a needle (for the mouth). From black polymer clay, we make a very thin and very small sausage in the shape of an arc and press it down in the middle of the face (it will be an eye). On the right side, we make thin eyelashes.

3. Polymer clay unicorn tutorial: Unicorn head sculpting

Polymer clay unicorn tutorial: Unicorn mane and tail sculpting

For the mane, we take different shades of any color, roll the sausages and apply them in the shape of the head, as you prefer).

4. Polymer clay unicorn tutorial: Unicorn mane sculpting

We do the same with the tail. After everything is laid, we make dents on the mane and tail with a needle, imitating the hair of an animal.

5. Polymer clay unicorn tutorial: Unicorn tail sculpting

Polymer clay unicorn tutorial: Unicorn horn sculpting

For the horn. We cut out a high triangle from the golden color and apply it to the mane.

We make the ear triangular at the location of the ears.

6. Polymer clay unicorn tutorial: Unicorn horn sculpting

Polymer clay unicorn tutorial: Unicorn legs sculpting

We roll sausages made of white polymer clay for the legs. Make a more rounded part on top for the back leg. For the front ones, we roll the sausages, give them a slightly triangular shape, and apply them to the body. Smooth the edges of the legs on the body with a needle. It is possible to use napkins.

7. Unicorn legs sculpting

We make hooves with golden polymer clay. We make a rectangular segment, apply it to the edge of the leg, cut off the excess, press it.

8. Unicorn hooves sculpting

Remember that white clay is very easily soiled. Use wipes to clean the clay.

 We sculpt clouds of white polymer clay, tint them with blue dry pastels.

9. We sculpt clouds

After sculpting the decor, bake the decor together with a mug, cover it with polymer clay varnish. We remove the decor and glue it on with epoxy glue.

Video tutorial:

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Here is another beautiful unicorn on the mug:

The Unicorn on the mug

A large quantity of ideas for decorating mugs with polymer clay here!

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