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We are Dan Cormier and Tracy Holmes. We are Canadian artists and teachers working in polymer clay. In 2005, after a decade of collaboration, we established our own brand, The Cutting Edge, to design and distribute a specialized collection of original precision tools & techniques for our medium. In 2011, we wrote our first book, Relief Beyond Belief, and it was self-published as the debut volume in The Cutting Edge MasterClass Library.

Dedicated to evolving this medium with a growing line of new products and ideas, we look forward to sharing The Cutting Edge with you. To learn more about us, or work, and the complete collection of Cutting Edge precision tools and techniques for polymer clay, visit our website: You can also find us on facebook, The Cutting Edge Polymer Clay.

“We are dedicated to evolving polymer clay through
creativity without boundaries, quality without compromise,
design with intent, and innovation with integrity.
And we want to have fun doing it.”