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By Stephen Ford, Leslie Dierks

ISBN-10: 093727495X

ISBN-13: 9780937274958

This can be a advisor to making artefacts with polymer clay. Polymer clay will be modelled, moulded, carved, woven and grew to become on a lathe, but it by no means chips, fades or shrinks. It hence presents never-ending probabilities for craft principles. After exhibiting tips on how to grasp the particular equipment for developing uncomplicated shapes, moving photos and growing moulds, the booklet indicates the way to make 26 featured tasks. A gallery of labor by way of diversified polymer clay artists is featured within the illustrations.

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10 De-water the pulp by pressing it with a sponge, and then with terrycloth and/or paper toweling. Remove as much water as possible. 11 Dry the casting. A casting of this size and nature can be set in any optimum 7 9 drying environment: in sunshine; next to or over a heat source; in an oven that has a bulb or pilot light, etc. 12 When completely dry, work (push or pull) the casting loose from the matrix. If necessary, insert a fingernail or thinbladed knife under an edge to aid release. Do not try removal until the casting is totally dry.

If you see something bad happening, press elsewhere. Paper Pottery: Paper-cast Bowls 45 6PP40-65 1/9/02 1:08 AM Page 46 Controlling How Much Pulp Goes Where When Making a Strainer-cast Bowl If you want a bowl’s walls to be thicker for appearance or strength, try either of the following: 1 While the pulp is draining, tip the strainer a bit to one side. Dip a wide spatula into the strainer and move pulp up and onto the strainer’s sides. 2 Pour pulp directly onto the strainer’s sides instead of onto its bottom.

Wet the joints and pat them with the bristles of a toothbrush. Patting joints with a toothbrush. A lovely summer scene. Make all of the animals on Old MacDonald’s farm! 38 The Complete Guide to Paper Casting 5PP26-39 1/9/02 2:14 PM Page 39 Make a cow to jump over these moons! We used colored fibers for the eyes and mouths. Christmas in Sherwood Forest... individual cookie cutter casts, each glued to a penny to stand up. Colored details were added with colored pulp dipped on a pin. Fun Christmas ornaments and figures to adorn your tree and tabletop.

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