How to Make a Miniature Polymer Clay Burger

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Tan for the buns, reddish brown for the burger, purple for onions, green for lettuce, yellow for cheese, and red for tomatoes.

Tan for the buns, reddish brown for the burger, purple for onions, green for lettuce, yellow for cheese, and red for tomatoes.

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Separate identically sized red/brown spheres for the amount of burgers you want. I chose two.

Separate identically sized red/brown spheres for the amount of burgers you want. I chose two.

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Flatten the circles but keep them pretty thick and in a circle shape.

Flatten the circles but keep them pretty thick and in a circle shape.

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Use the needle tool to make texture on the side of the burger by poking holes. Sorry the picture is so blurry!

Use the needle tool to make texture on the side of the burger by poking holes. Sorry the picture is so blurry!

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This is what it should look like.

This is what it should look like.

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Shape the tan clay so half of it has a rounder top and cut it in half.

Shape the tan clay so half of it has a rounder top and cut it in half.

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Flatten them and make sure they're the same size as the burgers.

Flatten them and make sure they're the same size as the burgers.

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Flatten the yellow for the cheese.

Flatten the yellow for the cheese.

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Place the burger on top of it and use the knife to cut a square around it.

Place the burger on top of it and use the knife to cut a square around it.

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Take off the excess and roll the extra edges off of the side so it looks like the cheese is slightly melted.

Take off the excess and roll the extra edges off of the side so it looks like the cheese is slightly melted.

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Flatten the green for the lettuce.

Flatten the green for the lettuce.

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Use the dotting tool to make circles so it looks like wavy lettuce.

Use the dotting tool to make circles so it looks like wavy lettuce.

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Cut it into pieces.

Cut it into pieces.

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Place the lettuce on one patty.

Place the lettuce on one patty.

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Take the purple and cut it into four different parts. Make them into spheres.

Take the purple and cut it into four different parts. Make them into spheres.

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Flatten the spheres but try to keep the edges thicker so they show when placed on the burger.

Flatten the spheres but try to keep the edges thicker so they show when placed on the burger.

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Do the same for the tomatoes.

Do the same for the tomatoes.

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Place all of the toppings on the burger. Remember the inside won't show just the edges, so it doesn't matter if the middle is messy; make sure the visible parts are how you want them to look.

Place all of the toppings on the burger. Remember the inside won't show just the edges, so it doesn't matter if the middle is messy; make sure the visible parts are how you want them to look.

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Put everything together.

Put everything together.

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Use brown chalk to color the buns and black chalk to color the burger so it looks grilled and more realistic.

Use brown chalk to color the buns and black chalk to color the burger so it looks grilled and more realistic.

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Remember, make your burger how you want it! Be creative(:

Remember, make your burger how you want it! Be creative(:

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