What kind of clay?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by SarahFair, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    I am so bored at home lately! I was searching the internet and found some "statues" of egyptian gods I would like to buy but seeing as they are $50 each I thought Id rather make them [​IMG]
    Much like this one of Anubis
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    and bast
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    I like the texture of the bast.
    Why kind of clay would I need and would I need a kiln or could my oven work?
    Any info is appriciated!!
     
  2. Krysstyllanthrox

    Krysstyllanthrox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could try doing it in polymer clay, which would work in your regular oven or toaster oven.

    To get the shine you'd have to use progressively finer bits of sandpaper and/or a varnish.
     
  3. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    Thanks...
    But do you mean use sandpaper to get the shine or to get it out?
     
  4. Krysstyllanthrox

    Krysstyllanthrox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    progressively finer grits of sandpaper will polish the clay and make it shine.
     

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