In the following video, talented clay artist Maureen Carlson shows us how to use her 3-inch face push molds using polymer clay, air-dry clay and other clay compounds. Follow along as she shows you how to create a multitude of different faces by using simple sculpting techniques. The finishing details are added with acrylic paints. You can purchase Maureen's molds at WeeFolk.com. Sculpey and other companies also make push molds.
Apr 30, 2015
Apr 27, 2015
Learn how to sculpt this great little polar bear with this video from Mont Marte Joe, the enthusiastic host of an Australian TV show. Demo contains a lot of great tips for modeling with air-dry clay, however it doesn't show how much kneading he did. Although a lot of kneading is not required with air-dry clay like it is with polymer clay, some kneading will help condition the clay and prevent cracks. Joe is using white Mont Marte Air Hardening Clay to sculpt his bear. That brand of clay is available in Australia and India and probably places in between.
Apr 6, 2015
Feb 12, 2015
Gloriann Irizarry (byglori.com) says: lets celebrate Valentine's Day "....with a special Be Mine Valentine 3D wall art canvas. Using my Black cat Romeo has an inspiration I created this OOAK Be Mine Card in a canvas using the Creative Paperclay to sculpted 3D and make it literally pop out of the canvas." Click here for step by step photo tutorial.
Feb 11, 2015
Step by step photo demo to make this Balancing Bunny cake topper from Rouvelee's Creations. Uses Styrofoam balls for body armature and Styrofoam eggs covered in clay. Fondant was used here but cold porcelain or any of the softer types of air dry clay would be suitable.
Sep 1, 2014
Many air-dry clay projects call for Styrofoam shapes as armatures for figure modeling In the following video, while at a craft show, Marisol shows us how to wrap a foam ball and model the head of a doll or figure. She also demonstrates her method for creating eyes, which are normally painted on.