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 this video, Christi demonstrates how to give an iron coated polymer clay piece a rusty look using the Swellegant product line. This technique can be used on both metal coated polymer clay and real metal.
The Swellegant line is made up of Metal Coatings, Patinas, Dye Oxides and Clear Sealants. They are perfect for adding color to your creations! Each product can be used alone or together to mix and match for endless design possibilities. All the Swellegant products can easily be painted on with a brush and used with a variety of products.
The tools and supplies used in this video are listed below.