Time Required :
Over an hour
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

liquid sculpey® frosted glass wall mobile

Please make sure your work area is covered and you are not working on an unprotected surface. When working with liquid clay, be sure to protect your working surface with wax paper, metal baking sheet or disposable foil. Uncured liquid clay may damage unprotected furniture or finished surfaces.
Step 1

Stir liquid clay completely and thin with liquid clay softener as needed.

TIP: Wash hands after use with soap and water or baby wipes.

Step 2

Remove the lids from both of liquid clay bottles. Stir each one completely using the knife tool.

TIP: Clean the tool with paper towel after stirring each color. The clear liquid clay may have a lump of sediment in the bottom, which is common. This lump should be stirred completely back into the liquid. 

Step 3

Pour 2-3 Tablespoons (30-45 ml) of clear liquid clay into one of the silicone cups. Pour 2-3 Tablespoons (30-45 ml) of translucent turquoise liquid clay into each of the other silicone cups.


Step 4
Place one drop of green alcohol ink in the clear liquid clay cup.
Step 5
Place one drop of green alcohol ink in one of the translucent turquoise liquid clay cups.
Step 6
Place one drop of blue alcohol ink in the remaining translucent turquoise liquid clay cup.
Step 7
Mix each cup completely with the knife tool. Clean the tool with a paper towel after each color.
Step 8
Leaving room for four pours, pour half of each of the three colors onto a piece of glass. We recommend using a glass cutting board that has measurement markings on it to help keep your pours straight, but any piece of glass will do. Use un-tinted translucent, poured straight from the bottle, for the fourth pour.
Step 9

Use the knife tool to make sure the poured areas are all very smooth. Bake the squares on the glass following the baking instructions for liquid clay.

TIP: It is important to use oven thermometer when you bake the liquids so that you can ensure your oven is at the correct temperature. Do not microwave the liquids. They must be baked in a Preheated oven at 275 ºF (130 ºC) for liquid colors and 300 ºF (149 ºC) for Clear. Do not exceed baking temperatures. If your piece is less than ¼" [.64cm) bake for 15 minutes or 30 minutes for thicker pieces.

Step 10
Carefully peel each piece from the glass and cut them into long strips.
Step 11

Cut the strips into angular tiles.

TIP: As shown in the example, each color strip was cut in incrementally larger sizes, smallest to largest, from translucent turquoise to the translucent turquoise with the blue tint to the clear green piece tiles to the translucent turquoise green tiles.

Step 12

Lay the pieces out on a piece of glass in six rows. Start each row with larger pieces at the top and smaller pieces toward at the bottom.


Step 13
Lay a piece of string or monofilament on top of one of the rows of shapes. Tape the string below the bottom shape to the glass. Pull the string so that it goes tight and straight across the center of each shape. Tape the string to the glass again above the shapes but leave enough extra so that you can tie the string to the stick in a square knot later. Repeat so that each row of shapes has a string running across it and taped above and below the pieces onto the glass.
Step 14
Drip small amounts of the matching color over the string and on top of the shape sandwiching the string between the baked shape and the liquid layers.
Step 15

Carefully spread the liquid to the edges of the baked piece below. Make sure every piece has a fresh layer of matching color liquid with the string running through it.


Step 16
Bake the pieces on the glass again following the baking instructions for LS. When they are completely cool, carefully remove them from the glass and remove the tape that was holding the rows in place.
Step 17

Tie each strand to a natural stick that is sturdy enough to be supportive of all six strands. Tie each one off in a square knot. Trim the tails near the knots. Trim the tails of string at the bottom.


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  • 845166534
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10635341 
    $5.99
    • Color: Clear
    • Size: 1 oz
    • Color: Clear
    • Size: 1 oz
    • Color: Clear
    • Size: 1 oz
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  • 845166534
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    Item # 10635346 
    $5.99
    • Color: Translucent Turquoise
    • Size: 1 oz
    • Color: Translucent Turquoise
    • Size: 1 oz
    • Color: Translucent Turquoise
    • Size: 1 oz
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