How to Make a Polymer Clay Pineapple

Learn how to make cute pineapples out of polymer clay!

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How to Make a Polymer Clay Pineapple
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Gather your supplies. I'm using Sculpey III clay.

Gather your supplies. I'm using Sculpey III clay.

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With clean hands, mix some translucent clay with a small piece of yellow clay.

With clean hands, mix some translucent clay with a small piece of yellow clay.

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It should create a lighter yellow, like this.

It should create a lighter yellow, like this.

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With a smaller ball of more translucent clay, mix it with a small piece of green clay.

With a smaller ball of more translucent clay, mix it with a small piece of green clay.

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Add more translucent or colored clay to get the shades you like.

Add more translucent or colored clay to get the shades you like.

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Shape the yellow ball into a puffy egg shape.

Shape the yellow ball into a puffy egg shape.

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Use a toothpick or needle tool to roll across the pineapple to give it a texture.

Use a toothpick or needle tool to roll across the pineapple to give it a texture.

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Go back the same way

Go back the same way

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You should end up with something like this.

You should end up with something like this.

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Using a clay blade or an X-Acto knife, cut out a small triangle shape in the top of your pineapple.

Using a clay blade or an X-Acto knife, cut out a small triangle shape in the top of your pineapple.

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Set aside.

Set aside.

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Roll out your green clay into a thin log.

Roll out your green clay into a thin log.

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Cut it into small pieces, roughly the same size.

Cut it into small pieces, roughly the same size.

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Roll the pieces into long, flattened cones.

Roll the pieces into long, flattened cones.

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Place 4 cones at the top cutout of your pineapple.

Place 4 cones at the top cutout of your pineapple.

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Keep layering your cones until you're happy with the look.

Keep layering your cones until you're happy with the look.

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I added 12 leaves to my pineapple.

I added 12 leaves to my pineapple.

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(Optional) Dust your pineapple with some chalk pastels using a paint brush to give it more color.

(Optional) Dust your pineapple with some chalk pastels using a paint brush to give it more color.

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(Optional) If you want to add a face, take some black clay and roll it into small balls. Add them to the pineapple along with a small log for the mouth.

(Optional) If you want to add a face, take some black clay and roll it into small balls. Add them to the pineapple along with a small log for the mouth.

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When you're happy with your pineapple, bake it according to your clay package instructions. I'm putting mine in at 250*F for 15-20 minutes.

When you're happy with your pineapple, bake it according to your clay package instructions. I'm putting mine in at 250*F for 15-20 minutes.

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Once it's cooled down, you can glaze it.

Once it's cooled down, you can glaze it.

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Be creative! Make necklaces, rings, magnets, notebooks. Have fun making your own pineapples!

Be creative! Make necklaces, rings, magnets, notebooks. Have fun making your own pineapples!

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Give rings to your friends!

Give rings to your friends!

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Make a mini book using book binding, glue it on, and you have a cute notebook!

Make a mini book using book binding, glue it on, and you have a cute notebook!

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Good luck and have fun!

Good luck and have fun!

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