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Question about polymer clay
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Does anyone else do character modeling with Super Sculpy or the equivalent?  I have just started and found that there is a vast amount of information on the web about how to best smooth out…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hans Jacob Wagner Nov 7.

 

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Hans Jacob Wagner replied to Robert M Holton's discussion Question about polymer clay
"You should try cosclay - it becomes like a hard rubber after a trip in the oven. So it stays a little flexible and is way more durable than sculpy. It doesn't break easily. To for a hard density when choosing, the soft is really soft."
Nov 7
Hans Jacob Wagner replied to Robert M Holton's discussion Question about polymer clay
"A question - what kind of plastic beads are you using. I bought some plastic bearings meant for sailor equipment (comes in all the sizes you might need), they are white but showed to be slightly translucent, which shows when embedded into the eye…"
Nov 3
StopmoNick replied to Robert M Holton's discussion Question about polymer clay
"I don't use polymer clays except when I want to bake the sculpt to make it hard - which is not often. I find it difficult to work with, "draggy" compared to plasticine which holds its shape when you scrape clay off the surface. (But I…"
Oct 31
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Question about polymer clay

Does anyone else do character modeling with Super Sculpy or the equivalent?  I have just started and found that there is a vast amount of information on the web about how to best smooth out surfaces.  I have tried a few substances using brushes, sponges and paper on oil-based clays using olive oil, 91% alcohol, acetone and naptha and found them all to work (although some flash off better and quicker).Does anyone have an opinion of the best solvent to use for smoothing for super sculpy (or the…See More
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