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Fun Tip Friday #1 by SmallCreationsByMel Fun Tip Friday #1 by SmallCreationsByMel
Hi guys! Welcome to Fun Tip Friday #1! Every Friday I will be posting a quick little tip or tutorial to see how you guys like it. Suggestions are definitely welcome since I would really love to improve. Remember, these tutorials are just ideas and definitely not the ONLY way to do something. Experimenting + trial and error is part of the fun!

Most of these mini tutorials will be posted on tumblr: [link]

Hope you like it!
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JEricaM Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Translated tutorial here^^
jericam.deviantart.com/art/Com…
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013
thanks!
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JEricaM Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome ^^
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tenchibaka Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
most of the tutorials i have been looking at lately were kind of lame and not very useful but when i clicked on this one i was surprised to find such a nifty and practical answer<3 thankyou for
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
I'm glad you like it! =]
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tenchibaka Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
yes ^^ though now i have to get an extra strainer
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
definitely try to find a more durable one with small holes.  some of the cheaper ones bend a lot after a few uses (don't expect your strainer to keep its shape) haha
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tenchibaka Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
oh, thankyou~
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Jany1982 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
What a great idea!
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
thank you!
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MrsP1404 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013
Excellent. Looking forward to more. Thanks :)
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013
Thanks! I do have more in my gallery =]. I'm up to #31. Feel free to check it out if you want! I also have other tutorials on dA + video tutorials on youtube :D.
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sariht-chocolate Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks is the best tutorial I've seen rice
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012
thanks!!
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sariht-chocolate Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
your welcome :3
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nesie1525 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Student General Artist
Cool!
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012
thanks!
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Kinnaga Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012
wow, incredible! :D
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casperdj777 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
these how tos are kinda cool
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
thanks! =]
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Schala002 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012  Student General Artist
So clever! Thanks for the tip! :D I'll definately try it out.
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012
Thank you! I'm really happy you think it's helpful =]
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Zanaffar Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012
hey thank you for your epic tutorial. I never thought about using a strainer for rice O_o
I made this with your tutorial. [link]

again, thanks for sharing :heart:
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012
Yay!! your ring turned out ADORABLE!!! I'm so happy you shared your work with me! I'm always curious to see how people's works turn out with my tutorials =].

Thanks again for sharing! :love:
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kampfly Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
very creative! i'd never think to use one of those things ;)
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012
Yay! Glad you liked it! ^^
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ilikeshiniesfakery Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
That is amazing, I would have never thought to do it that way. Thank you for sharing <3
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
Welcome! I'm glad it was helpful!
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Talty Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012   Artisan Crafter
Hi! I wanted to let you know that I featured this in the article Polymer Clay Secrets Revealed as one of the most outstanding examples of the craft. Please keep up the good work! :D
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thinkpastel Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Interesting and easy technique! It looks like it could be adapted to achieve a lot of different things, not just rice!
Lovely work :clap:
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012
I agree, it can definitely be used for other things as well. :D
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TheDarkLittleBunnY Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
very creative <:
I would never think of this XD
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Santorai Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012
Super cool!!! so much better than make EACH grainX3 thanks for the tutorial :3
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012
Thank you! =]
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Kyandi-charms Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012   Artisan Crafter
Woooow! Very nice tutorial :D
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seabird Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hmmmm... Looks like Spaetzle to me!
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Llama-Lloon Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This is a great idea. It looks rally realistic too! :clap: Well done c:
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012
thank you so much! =]
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Llama-Lloon Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You're welcome :]
I'll have to use this if I ever make sushi. It'll be perfect!
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sonickingscrewdriver Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
Very helpful! :clap:

I'm guessing this was a typo - I'm pretty sure it's TLS rather than TSL. :)
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012
OOOH YES hahaha sorry, bad typo it IS TLS. Thank you for catching that!! I will correct that haha.
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Applethecat13 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
it kind of looks like buttered shell pasta to me...sorry but it kind of does.....but then again i don't really eat rice a lot so......yeah...
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012
Thank you for your feedback =]. Maybe a sieve with smaller holes would make it better, I'll try it out =]
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Applethecat13 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ok then, that would probably make it look a bit more realistic to me....hehe..
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Aiko-Hirocho Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Student General Artist
this looks better then the method I use
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SmallCreationsByMel Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012
I'm glad it seems like it was a useful tutorial =]
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Aiko-Hirocho Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Student General Artist
:3
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RarasJewels Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Nice! I love how it is so simple, yet you could easily use it for many polymer cay food projects.
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