Noble Ocean Steed

In my last post, I mentioned a Seahorse Swap hosted by Kaitie Oskin of on her Facebook group. Well here is the main event of my swap box that I sent off!

This seahorse was inspired by a picture of a blown glass seahorse. I used Premo! By Sculpey in Wasabi, Ultramarine Blue, Turquoise, and a mixture of translucent clays to get the beginning block. Then I pinched and rolled the different elements to create the seahorse shape. For the eyes, I used Swarovski crystal beads on headpins and smooshed a bent over loop into the clay, so they would be nice and secure after baking.

This is the first time that I have ever used translucent clay, so I was really nervous to get it started. It turned out fantastic though with only one spot of plaqueing. I really want to make another one to hang on the wall in my bathroom!

What is your favorite ocean creature? Let me know in the comments below!


6 thoughts on “Noble Ocean Steed

  1. Hi Natasha!

    I was impressed by your art, you definitely have talent. Great idea to use Swarovski crystal for the eyes. Those really sparkle!

    I would like to see an Octopus by Natasha. Can’t wait to see the characteristics you bring to that sea beauty!

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