Tiles are about 4.75″ square, made of white polymer clay rolled thin, then pressed onto one of the inked linoleum blocks from my “Tabbies” series, printed in a variety of colors.
Because they are handmade and shaping, stamping and drying changes their dimensions, they are not uniform in size, shape or thickness, but that makes each one unique.
NOTES ON USE:
- These are not safe for use with food.
- These cannot be used with items taken out of the oven or microwave or off the stove, any item which has been heated by cooking—the polymer will soften from the heat.
- These work great with items filled with hot food or liquids, like mugs of coffee or tea or dishes filled with cooked food. There is not enough heat transferred to affect the polymer.
Clockwise, from top left:
- Wrinkled Pajamas
- Let Me Clean You Up
- Sunshine and Flowers
How to order
The ordering option below includes the names of all tiles available in this color. If a design name is missing, it means it’s sold out and I need to make more. If you’d like a design that’s missing, please let me know!
ABOUT THE ARTWORK
I’ve had tiles in mind for a long time. I just like them for decoration, but they are also useful as coasters or a base to display something.
I’ve had the idea of using my linoleum blocks for the “Tabbies” series to create some texture with the impression along with color.
I don’t have a kiln at the ready and don’t really want one. I experimented with air-dry clay to substitute and while the finish has the feel and texture of kiln-fired clay they just began to crumble weeks after I’d made the first ones.
These tiles are made of polymer clay rolled thin, then pressed onto one of the inked linoleum blocks from my “Tabbies” series so they are a little dimensional and a little colorful, just as I had imagined. They are about 4.75″ square, determined by the designs on the block, three of which have distinct edges that look best when cropped to the edge.
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