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Polymer Clay Lemon Pie Earrings by Talty Polymer Clay Lemon Pie Earrings by Talty
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This is part of a commission for ~Aryi1. She wanted me to make something like my orange cake earrings, but instead of oranges she wanted lemons and instead of cakes she wanted pies xD Update: She just received them and here's her comment! I'm so happy! [link]

It was fun! I love working in small scales and this is actually the first time I'm pleased with a cane I made! :la: I think I finally nailed those citric canes, I've improved a lot since my first pathetic attempts. I also worked on improving the pie's crust, specially the shape and texture. Also, you can't notice it in the photo but the edge of the pies is not straight, it's beveled like a real pie!!! :la: I'm also happy with the cherries, I wanted to replicate those bright, juicy and translucent canned cherries, and I think they're not bad :meow:

I hope that doesn't sound like I'm bragging D: but I like to list here what I did right and wrong for anyone that wants to try something similar, and for future reference for myself xD I have a really bad memory.

This was based in my orange cake earrings which were originally inspired in by ~Madizzo

If you want a pair of earrings like this with your own combination of pie/cake and fruits, let me know! I can make you pretty much anything for $17 + $4 for S&H, send me a note with your idea! I do love a good challenge.

Comments and suggestions are always much appreciated!! :blowkiss:

Materials: Sculpey III, TLS, pastels, blades, needles, metal findings.
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Everch Featured By Owner May 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You must use a lot of transparent Sculpey and glaze for your super realistic food. What is Sculpey III?
Talty Featured By Owner May 21, 2014   Artisan Crafter
I do, I use a lot of translucent :lol: I have a large stock of it.

Sculpey III is just Sculpey's full name.
Everch Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Do you use translucent for everything you make?
Talty Featured By Owner May 29, 2014   Artisan Crafter
No, not for everything, but for a lot of food items. Specially things like cakes, fruits and jelly.
Jenna7777777 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
yUMMY! those look really good!
-Jenna <3
P.S. I make things from clay too! My store is full of them!
SqueakyMouse Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Student General Artist
The shine on them must be amazing in real life, the 1st picture makes the one pie look like it's gold and not a lemon pie
FuturisticHedgie Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Student Artist
Awesome job
Talty Featured By Owner May 13, 2013   Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much! :meow:
FuturisticHedgie Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Student Artist
Your welcome
PugsAndTea Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012
What was the ratio of yellow to translucent clay that you used to get the lovely colour of the cake?
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