Dragons are fairly easy to draw. This dragon doodle tutorial will show you how to doodle a dragon curled around a tower.

What you need:

Draw Your Dragon’s Base lines

Start by using your ruler to help you make two straight lines that are vertical on the paper. Draw the curve of the dragon by drawing a slithery shape over the castle, making sure the top part is sticking out off of the castle. Make two lines on top that are parallel on the castle with little boxes. Add the two triangles leading down to the lines to make it a smoother transition. Draw lightly so that any erasing done is completely gone from the page.

Draw the Castle for your Dragon Doodle

The window is a dome shape with very little blocks around it. You can also use circles instead of blocks. The base of the castle has rocks that help hold it steadily in place. Stained glass can be drawn in the window to make it look more magical. Erase about a half an inch around where the line where the dragon spine is on top of the castle, so the dragon has room to be fat and dragon-like. Remember the dragon is curling around the tower, so every other line should be behind the castle, or erased completely.

 Draw the Dragon

The dragon is fat and lazy and as long as you bring it a burger, you may pass. Really emphasize this point by making him look like a fat anaconda that don’t want none. His face should resemble that of an angry turtle with a forked tongue and a dental problem. Make sure the lines are even and when it curves around the castle tower, the line also curves as a snake would curl around a branch. Both front paws should be hanging onto the top of the tower and the other foot should just be dangling in the air. The back fin should just be like a cheap twisted up ribbon krazy glued onto the back of the beast.

Finish Your Dragon Doodle

You may color him in or leave him blank. If you would like to add scales, simply draw little dome shapes all over his body and fill them in with color. You could also add wings that curve around the castle in a hog, because he is fat and scared to fall off.

Cats are one of the easiest things to learn to draw. Lately, I have seen a lot of tutorials on drawings of cats based off of the letter “N.”  Here’s an easy drawing tutorial of kitty with a bit of corruption. 

What you need:

Draw the Cat’s Head and Body Lines

Start off by making a candy corn shaped head with rounded edges. This may take a few tries to perfect, do not be afraid to erase any mistakes along the way. From that, draw two lines going straight down. At the base of the line going down that the cat’s nose is facing away from, draw the curve of the tail. The tail should be an S shape.

Doodle the Cat’s Paws and Belly

The guideline closer to the cat’s face is also the back of its leg. Draw a leg coming out from the other side of the body with the paw hitting right at the base of the line. The paw is a sort of oval shape with a sharp edge touching the ground, representing a claw. Feel free to add detail to the foot, separating the claw from the paw and making toes. The belly is a curved line going to about where your back feet are, which is just a circle and oval connected with the toes hidden behind the front paw.

Draft the Cat’s Ears and Tail

Draw another line above the S shape attached to the rear end of your doodle cat. I just realized my cat’s paws look like front flippers of a seal, so you may need to ajust the angle of the feet. The ears are drawn on either side of the head and are shaped sort of like furry devil horns. They are on the curved edges of the upper part of the triangle. The ears slightly curve up, making the cat look more comical and curious.

Facial expression

For the face, draw a line going down the middle of its face and another curved line going across where the eyes will rest on. The eyes are oval shaped with a point in the corners where they would meet up with the muzzle. Make them quite large so your cat looks extra creepy. Draw a pupil shaped like a triangle inside each eye, slightly cross eyed. Add a little heart shaped nose and a mouth and you are done. You may color in the doodle kitty or leave him as is.

This is a very easy and simple tutorial for basic polymer clay cane making. You could also make a poop emoji by just using brown clay in a triangle shape instead of making it with a heart.

You will need:

Make the Middle Heart Shape

Start by sculpting a very thick heart shape from polymer clay. For a small inch and a half thick cane, use about a half inch ball of clay and shape it into a tear drop shape. Use the point of the toothpick to make the top part of the heart, making sure it is really thick for best results.

Outline and Roll it out

Next, use the purple clay and make another tear drop shape, filling in the top of the heart. Add a couple extra pieces of purple on either side of the heart, so it does not get out of shape when you roll the cane out. Roll out a decent sized amount of purple that will wrap all the way around and should be about 1/6th of an inch thick. Pull and mold the heart to be a little longer as well as better attach the purple pieces to the red pieces. Then wrap the heart in the purple on the side, blending the seams and carefully rolling it out to desired thickness. Wait about 15 minutes for it to cool before slicing with a very sharp blade, such an Exacto, and bake at 275 F.

Where I Messed up: Do’s and Don’ts

One thing I quickly learned is that right after rolling it out, it is not ready to be sliced. The clay cane is too warm, and cutting it will smear the colors and be ruined. Something also learned is after baking, the Sculpey is hard to cut and will flake to pieces like a rock. If clay is not added around the middle shape, the middle piece will deformed when rolled out and is ruined. Rubbing alcohol is ideal for removing fingerprints from the clay cane.

Finish

The clay slices are best looking with a clear coat of nail polish. The cane slices can be used in a variety of ways, including charms and slime accessories. You could also use the same method with fondant, and make edible cane pieces for decorating cupcakes or cookies.

 

This Escape the Classroom key was made from polymer clay and can easily be sculpted at home. It features a dragon in the top part of the key, and the key is a good prop for photo shoots or a ridiculously large pendant. However, it is quite fragile so I do not recommend wearing it as an actual pendant. Craft with caution.

What you need:

Step 1: Trace and Make the Tin Foil Base of the Giant Key

Start by tracing a picture of the key as big as you would like it to be on a piece of wax paper. This will be the template and is safe to bake. The sharpie also will not bleed through the wax paper. So make the core pieces out of tin foil for stability. Simply crush tinfoil up in the shape of the pieces but slightly smaller so the clay wraps securely around it.

Step 2: Polymer Clay Part

Once the foil parts are done, sculpt the clay around all the pieces, make the flat pieces in the middle and attach. For the base pieces, wrap the pieces in tin foil and use clay where needed to make the shapes. Make the unlocky part of the key by rolling some polymer clay about a quarter of an inch directly on the sharpie outline of it on the parchment. When you flip it over, it will have the outline that you can cut around with a boxcutter. Smooth any edges. Make sure the top part of the key will have a place to securely glue onto the top of the key base.

 Sculpting the Top of the Giant Key

For the dragon in the middle of the key, I used the same method. Sculpt the dragon and then the rest of the giant key, attaching the dragon by the head, tail, and front paw to the rest of the key, all which must be sculpted directly on the wax paper. After the top of the key is sculpted, put the pieces all together in the oven at 275 F for about 15 minutes. Attach the cooled pieces with glue. Spray paint the key silver with spray paint for a lovely finish.

Have you ever wanted to wear a lollipop, but it was just too sticky? Then let this simple and easy tutorial guide you through how to make your own sugar free and totally wearable polymer clay lollipop.

What you will need

Step 1:Collecting your Different Colors

Start by rolling out small balls of each color, about a third inch round each. Separate the white and translucent first, as they will be stained by the other colors if you mold them with your hands while having other colors on them. Start with translucent, then sparkly white, light blue, silver, teal, red, and then finally bronze for the best effect.

Step 2:Making the Lollipop

After the balls of clay are rolled out and kneaded, roll them all individually on a flat surface to about 6 inches long. Twist them together gently and roll them all together, twisting it up as much as you would like as you roll it thinner, to about a foot in length. Then roll it up in a circle and tuck the end of the twist on the side so that it leaves a slight indent in the clay for the popsicle stick.

Step 3:Adding the Stick to the Polymer Clay Lollipop and Final Touches

Roll the plain white to about a third inch thickness and cut the end flat. Attach the stick to the base of the lollipop and sort of squish them together to make them fuse. Cut out a piece of wire that is slightly longer than the lollipop from the bottom of the stick all the way to the top of the lollipop. Twist the wire with a loop on the end and make sure it will fit. Use a skewer to poke a hole almost through and bake it at 275F for 15 minutes. After it comes out of the oven, superglue the metal piece into the lollipop securely and let it cure, then you are technically done. However, it will look much better if you leave the stick matte but drip clear nail polish or glaze on the candy part of the lollipop.