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Hello, and welcome to my third DA Polymer Clay Article. For information on what polymer clay is please visit the first article here http://news.deviantart.com/article/35109/ (It is a great place for beginners)
-Tips + Tricks
Liquid CLEAR KatoI recently got my hands on a big bottle of liquid Kato brand clay and it is said to bake clear. I tried out a few things and I am glad to report it does bake clear.
At first glance: This product is much more liquid like than either Fimo or Sculpey's translucent liquid clays. If you aren't careful it will run all over the place. It has the cons
Polymer Clay: More Answers, Tips, and FeaturesHello everyone, and welcome to my Second Polymer Clay ArticlePolymer Clay: More Answers, Tips, and Features by chat-noir
This article will include:
More answers to popular questions
Polymer clay Tips and Tricks and Product Reviews
Polymer clay Tutorials to help with those last minute gifts.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
What do you mean by polymer clay "GLAZE"
-Thankfully the wonderful AJGlass pointed out that ceramic glazes need to be fired in a kiln. Let me just say polymer clay glaze does NOT have to be fired. The glazes used in polymer clay are more like varnish for a wooden floor or a desk. You just coat it on and let it air dry. Ceramic glazes and polymer clay glazes are VERY DIFFERENT!
My clay is too hard, I am having trouble making _______
-To fix this you can try a few things:
You can add some clay softener that is made by almost all brands, or you can add a few drops of vegetable oil to your cla
Polymer Clay: What is it? and who is using it?It seems there has been a recent explosion in DA users who are now using polymer clay as a medium for their deviations.Polymer Clay: What is it? and who is using it? by chat-noir
To help out curious users who might be interested in what this medium is, how it works, or where they can get it I thought a NEWS article should be made. I shall also showcase some
deviations made with polymer clay. The data below is compiled from HanaClayWorks polymer clay FAQ and my own FAQ
What is polymer clay?
-Polymer clay is actually not clay at all. It is a form of plastic. (Specifically fine particles of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) suspended in plasticizer) The only reason it is called "clay" is because of it's clay like properties. It is a mold-able substance that can be cured in a normal oven (or toaster oven) and will retain it's shape and remain strong after baking.
Where can I buy Polymer clay?
-You can buy Polymer clay at craft stores like Michaels, AC Moore, Jo Ann Fab