Christi Friesen is an award-winning artist, who works in mixed media. Her work has been showcased in numerous books, magazines and exhibits. She is the author of over a dozen how-to books on creating with polymer clay. She teaches throughout the world, using humor and positive energy to encourage students to stretch their creativity, technical skills and artistic confidence.
In the first video below, Christi introduces us to the Swellegant line, which is made up of Metal Coatings, Patinas, Dye Oxides and Clear Sealants. Swellegant is perfect for adding color to your creations!
In the second video, she demonstrates how to create a butterfly out of polymer clay using her hands and a few tools. She embellishes the butterfly with Swellegant - Copper Metal Coating, creating a metal surface on the piece. She then adds color with Swellegant Dye-Oxides for a unique look.
The tools and supplies used in this video are listed below.