- 1). Place a piece of parchment paper on an aluminum pan. Polymer clay will burn if it is placed directly onto a metal surface.
- 2). Place the photocopied image that you want to transfer on the parchment paper. The image will not flip when you make the copy with this method.
- 3). Paint a thin layer of liquid polymer clay over the image.
- 4). Bake the clay and the paper in the oven to manufacturer’s instructions.
- 5). Peel off the paper.
- 6). Attach the polymer clay image by painting a thin layer of liquid polymer clay on the jewelry design where you want the image and pressing the image onto the piece of jewelry.
- 1). Choose your image. If you want the image to look exactly like the original, you will need to flip the image using your computer before making a photocopy of it. This method of toner transfer will give you a reverse image of the printed copy. Print the image on regular paper.
- 2). Place a piece of parchment paper on an aluminum pan.
- 3). Condition a small piece of white or light colored clay. To condition clay, you will need to roll the clay until it is soft. Roll it into a flat piece large enough to cover the image.
- 4). Put the image face down on top of the clay. Press it into place with your fingers, and then rub it gently with the bone folder. A bone folder is a craft tool that is used to emboss and draw creases into paper and clay. If you do not have a bone folder, you can use the back of a spoon.
- 5). Dampen the paper with water, and rub it with your finger until all of the paper rubs off. You will need to dampen the paper several times as the paper rubs off.
- 6). Attach the polymer clay image by painting a thin layer of liquid polymer clay where you want it on the piece of jewelry, and press the image onto the clay.
- 7). Bake the clay according to the manufacturer’s instructions.