Long time readers will remember I have a particular fondness for elephants.  African elephants are being hunted for their ivory in unprecedented numbers so much so they may be gone within our lifetimes.  This beautiful steampunk polymer clay elephant tutorial by Maria Gia certainly celebrates these majestic creatures.

I love how she added depth to the basic polymer clay shape with extra bands of the clay and added some bold lines and dots here and there.

She didn't glue on the watch parts but baked them on probably with some liquid polymer clay.  The rest of the tutorial is how she used various color and metallic pigments to

The tutorial is in Russian. So either use Google Translate or follow my favorite method. For computer users, use the Chrome browser, right click and select translate to EnglishFor mobile device users, use the Chrome app (free) and agree to the translation when asked. 

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