Candy Shoppe~

Since I’ve been avidly collecting miniatures lately, I considered making some of my own. After finding some little glass jars in my crafting cupboard, I decided to use them. And what better thing to put in tiny jars than CANDY!

I didn’t want to make anything too intricate yet, especially since I don’t have much good clay right now. (All of my colored clay is very stiff and hard to work with) So I just made some nice little candy sticks.

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I managed to work the stiff purple into a workable snake and twisted it with some white to make either grape or huckleberry candies. Whatever works.

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Since my pink and white clay were softer than the brown, the brown clay sort of disappeared inside the stick and can’t be seen as well. I guess it’s like strawberry chocolate vanilla candy? Maybe it’s a wafer stick.

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Because they were so tiny and thin and I didn’t want them to burn, I spent like eight minutes just staring through the glass oven door, making sure they didn’t burn. I had to trim them a little with a hobby knife once they had baked so they sat in the jar right, but they turned out pretty well for my first decent miniatures!

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(Though it was pretty simple and I figured it out mostly on my own by looking at a picture, I did have this tutorial open: http://www.guidecentr.al/make-polymer-clay-miniature-choco-wafer-sticks/FypcGG0Vg2 )

Sometimes I wonder what it would be like to have famous artist friends. Like, with popular webcomics. Or just famous in general. Like you say “I really like [famous internet artist]’s work. And your friend says “Oh yeah, them. Me too.”

Like what would that be like. To know famous people. Who do art.

Maybe I already do. And I’m just not aware of the circle in which they are famous.

These are the things I wonder about at night.