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These Ranger products work great with Polymer Clay:
Ranger Acrylic Paint Dabbers – Matte acrylic paints that you can dab or brush into the recesses of clay that has been textured and cured. Wipe the paint from the surface with a slightly damp paper towel, cure, then sand the surface.
Adirondack® Alcohol Inks – Apply with Cut n’ Dry Felt, Cut n’ Dry Nibs or drops straight from the bottle to cured or uncured clay. Can also be kneaded into the clay (wear protective gloves). Allow to evaporate before curing clay.
Ranger Pigment Ink Pads & Reinkers – Rich pigment Inks that can be used on cured or uncured clay by applying directly to the polymer clay from the pad, painting on or applying with the Cut n’ Dry Foam or Nibs. The reinkers are more liquid than the ink pad so be sure to create texture on the clay first by repeatedly pressing a piece of medium grit sandpaper into the clay. Bake as usual.
Archival Inks™ (Pads and Reinkers) – Archival Inks are waterproof and oil based. Great for stamping and coloring cured or uncured polymer clay.
Cut n’ Dry™ Foam – Use to apply inks & paints to cured or uncured clay. Cut n’ Dry can also be used with many types of pigment inks and paints – including To Dye For – to make a rainbow stamp pad. Simply overlap colors slightly for a soft transition. (See To Dye For below)
Embossing Powders – Use in and on your clay to create color, texture and depth. Ranger Basics, Opaques, Specialty 1 & 2, and Distress are just a few of Ranger’s versatile embossing powder lines that create a faux stone look when mixed into translucent polymer clay.
Brayers & Replacement Rollers – Wrap your brayer with texture! Cover rollers with double sided tape cut to size. Adhere lace, bubble wrap, etc. and roll it over your clay! Carve any design on Replacement Rollers and create a variety of textured rollers.
Melt Art® Mold n’ Pour™ – This two-part silicone molding compound allows you to create a re-usable mold that can be baked with polymer clay in it. It is flexible, sets up in under ten minutes and the silicone base makes release easy. Also great for molding metal clay pieces.
Mini Mister™ – Fill this fine mist spray bottle with water and spray it on rubber stamps and texture plates for use as a release agent. Also great for keeping metal clay moist while working. Use with diluted paint from the Adirondack Acrylic Paint Dabber to create a stippled effect on cured or uncured clay.
Non-Stick Craft Sheet – Use this large 15” x 18” Inkssentials™ Craft Sheet to protect your work surface. It makes a great palette for mixing paint or inks. The non-porous, reusable, bakeable, non-stick surface is easy to clean. It’s lightweight & portable so you can roll it up and take it with you to a guild meeting or class.
Perfect Pearls™ – Pearlescent pigments you can brush or gently rub onto uncured clay. Perfect Pearls contains a binder that permanently adheres to polymer clay. Mix into translucent clay for a subtle look.
Perfect Pearls™ Pens (black set) – Sign your work with a bullet or brush tip pen! Bake to make it permanent.
Rub-it Scrub-it™ Pad – The Ranger Rub-it Scrub-it Pad can help to clean even your deeply etched rubber or photo polymer stamps. The Rub-it Scrub it Pad can also be used as a texture tool and can be cut to custom sizes and shapes. The back of the pad is made of foam that can be heated and impressed to create a texture. Use this texture to stamp ink onto your polymer clay. Re-heat the foam and use it again and again.
White Opaque Pen – Doodle, write or sign your work! Use on colored and dark unbaked clay. Cure for permanence.