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Old 02-29-2012, 10:48 PM
lookin lookin is offline
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which clay/brand?

I am new to clay. Although I have made two-three sculptures. I would still claim I haven't made any. I need a recommendation for brand and type of clay. Here is my need:

[1]. Suitable for portrait/figures.
[2]. Long life of finished product.
[3]. does not require firing [ I don't have access to a kiln]
[4]. Readily available in major art store/sites.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions.
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:58 PM
sculpturedolls sculpturedolls is offline
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Re: which clay/brand?

A lot of people use Super Sculpey when they don't want to fire a piece or mold it. It can be baked in an oven to harden (or blowdryer, although I don't know how stiff that would make it.)

Check out Winterstone, not sure if it's used for handbuilding to make a portrait or just to pour into molds and cast.

Magic sculpt or Aves Epoxy can be used but your working time is only an hour or so and then more can be added.
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:11 PM
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Re: which clay/brand?

Thanks for the info. I have just purchased some super sculpey. Lets see what my experience is with it .... Thanks for the info
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Old 04-23-2012, 11:52 PM
huskmc huskmc is offline
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Re: which clay/brand?

I use orginal sculpey that I get at walmart. Beginner as well.
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