Often I use natural and waste materials like glass
(bowls, glasses, jars), bins, lids, tins and cans.
The Bathing Baby is made of a broken bowl, the tree-stump
in Sleeping Time was made using a tin can, Mr Mole was
made of a circle of cane.
time - Mr Mole
For creating eyes I often use black clay, but you
can also use dolls/bear eyes (of glass, otherwise it
may melt) or beads.
With a toothbrush or a piece
of cloth (put it around a glass and roll it over your
workpiece) you can create patterns.
can be bought in several sizes and used more than once.
Make a foundation of your choice and cover i.e.
of the ball with clay. Put this on your foundation (with
the opening in front or up, it's your choice) and decorate
as desired. Bake this. You will see the ball will shrink
and is, therefore, easy to extract (see for more details
my site: fimodreams,
specially created for this theme).
Now you can
decorate the insides of your hollow or cave. The ball
itself can be used as the insides of another workpiece.
Please make sure that you cover it first with aluminium
foil, otherwise it may collapse under your workpiece.
To personalize your
workpiece you can add your initials or a stamp.
are a lots of books to be found in book shops and libraries.
Take your pick and experience the wonders of polymer
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