Something that you were Unaware about the Polymer Clayby Donna Kato PolyClay & Polymer Clay by Donna Kato
You can sculpt with material called Polymer clay. On polymer polyvinyl chloride (PVC) material, it is based. As its properties and texture resemble mineral clay it is only called clay and usually contains no clay minerals. In hobby, art and craft stores, Polymer clay is sold. It is used by children, hobbyists, and artists.
Intended for artists and crafters, Polymer clay is a unifying and pliable polymer compound. Since clay is composed of particles of silicate suspended in water it is not considered real clay. The Kato Tools are quite useful in sculpting.
Polymer clay can be used like clay although polymer clay and real clay are completely different things.
All polymer clay brands include one or more liquid plastic and PVC. To create colors along with small amounts of white china clay or kaolin, Pigments may be added to the base.
There are basic conditioning and curing steps to follow, so that in accidental falls, and the changing conditions of weather, the finished product will not even break.
Something that makes it special is the versatility of polymer clay. In order to make your own unique colors, you can blend paints with this clay.
Without blending them, you can also try two or three different color schemes. If rather than the plain one-colored clay, you greatly prefer effects like cane working and marbling, this is effective.
For glasswork, architecture, textile, and sculpture, you can use certain techniques the pliability and ductility of polymer clay. You can make use of the Kato Glue.
The fact that it does not dry out is the best thing about polymer clays. So, whenever you are doing some art forms such as sculptures you don’t have to worry for a time limit if you are using it.
Fusing the fine particles on polymer clay into a solid material is known as Firing. Low heat is required in this process. To use your home oven as a kiln, the heat must be low enough for you.
During the process of firing, the colors and sizing are not changed. To make your art forms durable objects, the clay gets solid and hard enough.
As long as it doesn't melt or burn during the ongoing firing process, you can actually cover anything with it. With this type of clay, you can cover mirrors, wooden boxes, picture frames as well as tableware.
Jewelry is among the popular areas where polymer clay is used. To make bracelets, neck pieces, beads as well as pendants, this clay is used. Other good options also include miniature sculptures and Buttons.
To give this clay other appearances such as coral, amber, jade, granite, turquoise, and ivory, a number of clay artists developed techniques. In any way you want, it can be shaped as it is very flexible.
PrairieCraft is the first online store to serve the polymer clay enthusiast. We fulfill the demand for better products, tools and clay and offer products like Kato blades, Kato cutters and forms, Kato polyclay, Kato rubber stamps, and many more. Visit www.Prairiecraft.com for details.
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